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Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens

Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens

Visiting Information: 
Site Name Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens
  • Ample parking on site
  • Entrance charges apply
  • Manned visitor centre
  • Cafe on site
  • Toilets on site
  • Picnic area
  • Seats around the site
  • Information leaflet available
  • Signed routes and trails
  • Well made paths
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • No dogs allowed
Map Reference SY577847

You can find the village of Abbotsbury on the B3157 between Weymouth and Bridport. Signs to both the swannery and the tropical gardens are to be found from this main road. 

Location Map: 

The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

Nearby Sites: 

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  • Approximate Distance: 2 miles

    A varied walk around Chapel Hill between Abbotsbury swannery and Abbotsbury gardens.



  • Approximate Distance: 4 Miles

    A large shingle beach to one side with reed bed and damp pasture behind


  • Approximate Distance: 4 Miles

    I have only had a very quick visit to this site so can only say the views alone are worth a visit


  • Approximate Distance: 5 Miles

    A favourite wintering place for waders and wildfowl as well as a good site for flowers and insects in summer.


  • Approximate Distance: 5 Miles

    The area around the Hardy Monument above Portesham with nice walks and some of the best coastal views in the county


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