Abbotsbury Swannery, Abbotsbury

4.3
#1 of 8 in Wildlife in Weymouth
Get up close and personal with 600 swans at Abbotsbury Swannery. Start your visit at the Doyman's house to learn about the management of the swan colony over the years, which started at least as far back as 1393. Walk through the heart of the colony of Mute Swans, the only place in the world where visitors can do so. Help hand feed swans, or get lucky and hold a cygnet (young swan) under the watch of a swanherd. Get lost in the Willow maze or swing on the swinging nests play area. Purchase a Passport Ticket to combine your visit with other Abbotsbury attractions. Put Abbotsbury Swannery at the forefront of your travel plans using our Weymouth day trip planning app .
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  • Apparently the Swannery is one of the top attractions in Abbotsbury. Frankly, itโ€™s dull. Yes there are swans and a few Canada Geese (actually more Geese than swans). There a reasonably level paths for...  more »
  • This is a really lovely location to see not only hundreds of swans and cygnets but other birds too. Buy your ticket online to save a few quid and it's a great way to spend a couple of hours. The feedi...  more »
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  • Loved everything about this place from the very accessible paths all around to the beautiful scenery and obviously all the swans!! We got to witness the feeding at midday and it was amazing over 600 swans all running, swimming,gliding for some food, and they let you feed them too very interactive! Brilliant place for all the family ๐Ÿ‘
  • We had a lovely morning at Abbotsbury. Got to the feed the swans, the gentleman was very informative. Easy to get around in a wheelchair. Would thoroughly recommend.
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