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Abbotsbury Swannery

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New Barn Road, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JG, England
+44 1305 871858
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Lovely place for a stroll

Lovely spot, lots of pathways to explore and of course swans. Good for families and couples. Oddly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KJP543
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Something for everyone

A really great attraction for the whole family, the swannery offers something for everyone. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark74UK
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs” (73 reviews)
“baby swans” (49 reviews)
“go karts” (46 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JG, England
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+44 1305 871858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot, lots of pathways to explore and of course swans. Good for families and couples. Oddly they have a bouncing bomb (or a bit of one) on display as well as they were tested locally.

Thank KJP543
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great attraction for the whole family, the swannery offers something for everyone. The swannery itself is a decent but not overly long stroll from the cafe & entrance past the maze, haybale climbing frame, & go-karts. We went in time for lunchtime feeding...More

Thank Mark74UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our visit here. Incredible how many swans they have here & over such a vast area. Good paths to guide you around.

Thank ColinManchesterUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day at the swannery and couldn’t believe how many birds there were. You also get a chance to feed them so it’s good to get there for 12. Whilst you’re getting your ticket you can save quite a bit if you also...More

Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not often you get to see swans this close up and what an experience it is! Well worth the ticket price, particularly if you buy the 'passport' deal. As others have mentioned, the feeding at 12 is a sight to be seen and its...More

Thank janey58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Join ing in feeding the swans was a great experience. The swannery is beautifully maintained and a lovely way to spend a morning or afternoon. Only negative the lunch in the restaurant - all sounds home made and healthy the fish cases were standard frozen...More

Thank BusybeeSussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and very interesting Video etc. A great many Swans adult and little 'uns. Good cafe for a cuppa etc.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a really nice attraction for all the family very informative staff and some fun things to do like the peddle cars and the maze

Thank 573clivew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk around the grounds, very knowledgeable talk by a gentlemen with about 10 birds of pray , and of course feeding the swans with an informative talk by lovely staff. Excellent half day out whether you are young or old.

Thank carole32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food just over priced 8 quid for a jacket potato and sandwhiches the same better of taking pack lunch

Thank gizmo22ndoctober
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pbotley57
5 October 2017|
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Response from tishl55 | Reviewed this property |
The bouncing bomb is not separate to the Swannery and viewable as you go around.
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Roger051
15 June 2017|
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Response from Jaffyboy | Reviewed this property |
No, dogs are not permitted
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Iaon1967
19 May 2017|
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Response from Jaffyboy | Reviewed this property |
Coots, moorhens and ducks. There is also a place near the entrance where there are otters (not birds I know)
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