Things to see and do - Abbotsbury
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This village is set at one end of the lagoon formed by Chesil Beach, a remarkable 13km-long shingle bank. Sights include the remains of a Benedictine abbey and a unique swannery with over 400 birds. Nearby are lush sub-tropical gardens, and atop a windswept hill the medieval St Catherine's Chapel.
Tourist attractions Abbotsbury : Things to see and do
This shingle beach stretches for 13km and closes a lagoon, at the end of which stands the village of Abbotsbury. A swannery, founded here by monks in around 1390, continues to thrive in the mild climate, as do the lush subtropical gardens.