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ABBOTSBURY SWANNERY
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury Tel 01305 871684

Description
This has been a managed breeding ground for swans (and other wildlife) for hundreds of years. This lagoon is on a very untouched stretch of coastline

Location
Abbotsbury is between Weymouth and Bridport on the coastal road B3157. The swannery is sign posted from village

Opening Times
Ar-Oct 10-5

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

SEE ABBOTSBURY

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ATHELHAMPTON HOUSE AND GARDEN
Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset Tel 01305 848135

Description
Athelhampton is one of the finest 15c houses in England, containing an abundance of historical, architectural and cultural history. The Grade 1 gardens, dating from 1891, contain the world famous topiary pyramids

Location
On the A35 between Poole and Dorchester (nearer Dorchester) one mile east of Puddletown.

Opening Times
1 Mar- 1 Nov 11-5 (closed Sat's)

Disabled Access
Welcome - please enquire about facilities

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

Poole | Dorchester
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BRIDPORT MUSEUM
South Street Bridport Tel 01308 42216

Description
Local history reference centre housed in Tudor building

Location
Bridport is on the coast between Lyme Regis and Weymouth

Opening Times
Apr-Oct Mon-Sat 10-5 Sun 2-5 Nov-Mar Wed, Sat 10-5 Sun 2-5

Admission Prices
Free

Weymouth | Lyme Regis
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BROWNSEA ISLAND
Poole Harbour BH15 1EE Tel 0202 707744

Description
A 202 ha island haven of heath and woodland with views over the Dorset coast

Location
Boats run from Poole Quay and Sandbanks, Swanage and Bournemouth. private craft may land at pottery Pier at west end of island.

Opening Times
Apr-Oct 10-8 or dusk if earlier.

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed for 98 NT

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