From mythology to fables, swans have been celebrated in our culture since time immemorial. Known for their grace and striking beauty, they are also formidable flyers; travelling hundreds of miles to find food, warmth and safe breeding grounds.

UK swan species

There are three species of swan native to the UK. Learn more about the swans that migrate to our shores every winter.

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Swan news

Find out the latest migration news and developments from WWT’s swan expert, Julia Newth.

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Follow the swans

We have tracked four special Bewick’s swans so we can trace their incredible journey.

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Where to see swans

A winter swan feed is an unforgettable experience – all from the comfort of a heated hide.

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Studying swans

How we recognise swans, why we started and what this means for the future.

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