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RSPB Weymouth Wetlands at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

#16 of 71 things to do in Weymouth Features Animals
Next to the Swannery car park, Weymouth, England
+44 1305 778313
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A nice walk

Very helpful staff. The reeds and hedges hid many of the birds because they were still nesting. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
A stop to feed the ducks

Just a quick stop this time to buy duck food and then spent 15 minutes feeding them. Then time for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gill Z
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“car park” (31 reviews)
Next to the Swannery car park, Weymouth, England
+44 1305 778313
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful staff. The reeds and hedges hid many of the birds because they were still nesting. I shall hopefully return after the Reed cutting has been carried out and get to see many more birds. Still a pleasant walk with a number of view...More

Thank CJJD666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a quick stop this time to buy duck food and then spent 15 minutes feeding them. Then time for tea overlooking the lake. Lovely way to relax. Normally enjoy the walk tound too.

Thank Gill Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today 27th of June and was met by the lovely members of the reserve, very friendly and helpful. As we were on holiday and hadn't been before we were looked after amazingly, had a lovely coffee before we set off. We weren't disappointed,...More

Thank alisonnurserynurse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We usually visit here twice a year, for us it has been the best place to get photos of Bearded Tits. There is also views of a wide variety of 'water' birds, Reed Warblers etc. and always a Marsh Harrier.

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here for the reptile day, on arrival the first member of staff we met was rather rude and abrupt , but the expert talking about the reptiles was informative and patient, walking round the reserve is peaceful and quiet, lots of birds to...More

Thank 40lulu
Reviewed 30 May 2017

In the corner of a car park, stands this little thatched building run by the RSPCA. I only popped in whilst my husband was photographing water birds but was impressed by the range of activities scheduled, the friendliness and what was on offer - teas,...More

Thank oldrectorycottage
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Lovely site near town centre, pay&display pkg. Some nice quiet places around the site for quiet contemplation. We saw reed, willow & Cettis warblers. Herons, blackbirds and a myriad of sea birds and waterfowl. A really pleasant visitor centre rounded it all off nicely. Fan...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic reserve . Friendly staff . Good birding . All right in the middle of the town . Spring is a great time to visit as all the warblers are singing , dragonfly's and butterflies plentiful . Allow a few hours to walk round the...More

Thank cliff d
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We visited here over Easter week. What a wonderful reserve. It is especially a wonderful find because could walk around the paths with our dog (kept on a lead). Entry is free to the reserve but have to pay for council car parking. A lovely...More

Thank Lynda E
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a truly amazing reserve bang in the middle of Weymouth. It has a well-built visitor's centre and a small 'hide'. The variety of bird life is very wide - and numerous Cetti's warblers were not heard but seen. The walk round the reserve...More

Thank Julian Y
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29 August 2016|
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Response from RSPBArne | Property representative |
Thank you, the car park is free from 6pm. It is a council run car park. The RSPB Discovery Centre closes at 5pm. Happy Bat hunting!