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RSPB Weymouth Wetlands at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

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Next to the Swannery car park, Weymouth, England
+44 1305 778313
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Great spot & near the station

Her ladyship being an RSPB member, had Radipole Lake on our "to do" list whilst staying in Weymouth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CSLWolves
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Lovely oasis so close to Weymouth

A nice nature reserve so close to the town. I am not a bird watcher but it makes a very nice nature... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John A
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Reading, United Kingdom
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“bird watching” (14 reviews)
“car park” (31 reviews)
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Next to the Swannery car park, Weymouth, England
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+44 1305 778313
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Her ladyship being an RSPB member, had Radipole Lake on our "to do" list whilst staying in Weymouth recently, and a very pleasant visit it was too! The lady staff member who greeted us was very helpful and informative, the site was large with many...More

Thank CSLWolves
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice nature reserve so close to the town. I am not a bird watcher but it makes a very nice nature walk - we saw lots of butterflies and insects, and a Kingfisher plus swans and wading birds. A nice way to while away...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hour spent here, even tho we are not bird watchers it was very interesting. Friendly informative staff lovely little cafe and very clean

Thank sharron p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked Radipole and spent a few hours on site. Nice reception area. If you are a birder it's best to get away from the entrance area because of the noisy / shouting families who haven't a clue about nature reserves. Not the biggest site...More

Thank passengerinthenight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How nice to have such a lovely reserve right in the city. We walked the trails and saw lots of birds including Swans, little grebes, snowy egret, little egret, great grey egret etc. It was such a nice relaxing way to start the day. Highly...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I've been here many times, since the sixties. Without doubt it is a world apart from the hustle of the town yet locals still use this area ( plus their dogs )as a walkthrough. Sometimes one needs to be careful and look before feet are...More

1  Thank 936hungry
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is an amazing space being so close to the developments within Weymouth and yet so tranquil. The views of the birds are really only visible from the specific hides and view points as the reeds are far too high to see the water and...More

Thank janetgonegardening
Reviewed 2 July 2017

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 30 June 2017 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 27 June 2017 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
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Lejeuc
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!
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