Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset

Home to the world’s only managed colony of nesting mute swans

An Abbotsbury baby swan on a nest
An adult mute swan stretches its wings in front of the Fleet Lagoon in Dorset

Abbotsbury Swannery is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. A visit to this beautiful place is considered to be one of the best things to do in Dorset.

Visiting Abbotsbury Swannery?

Why not visit Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens and Children’s Farm at the same time?

We have some fantastic rates on ‘Passport’ entries to all three sites, as well as family discounts. See the Prices & Opening Times page for more information.

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens logo
Abbotsbury Children's Farm logo

Stay for a while longer…

Luxury Dorset Cottages have five beautiful 5-star cottages, four within a stone’s throw of all three Abbotsbury attractions.

Luxury Dorset Cottages - holiday accommodation in Dorset
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