Holiday Cottages in Abbotsbury

abbotsbury village

Abbotsbury Village is a quaint ham stone Dorset village with pretty thatched cottages, ancient tithe barn, olde team rooms  and home to the world famous Abbotsbury Swannery.  This Dorset coastal village is overlooked by Wear Hill, home to an ancient iron age hillfort and the foundations of Abotsbury Castle.  Historically an important coastal location, in the 11th Century Abbotsbury Abbey was founded, although destroyed in the dissolution of the monastries the ancient Tithe Barn remains (the oldest in England); many of the village cottages were built using the stone from the old Abbey.  

abbotsbury gardens
the abbotsbury swannery
halloween at abbotsbury

The village overlooking the sea, is also home to the Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens and the world famous Abbotsbury Swannery.  Both attractions are well worth a visit and can occupy a day long adventure. 

Abbotsbury is approximately 2 miles from Weymouth and lies along Dorset’s Jurassoc Coast.  Sandy beaches can be found at Weymouth and West Bexington just a few miles away.  Highly recommended for pets, walkers and those that love the coast and countryside.