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RSPB Weymouth Wetlands at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

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Address: Next to the Swannery car park, Weymouth, England
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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... read more

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Shropshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 for serious birders and children learning about wild life. Thankyou 😁.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 trails .

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 visitors centre with small cafe. A jewel in the middle of Weymouth and so unexpected.... More 

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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 was restful and interesting. If there is a criticism, it is that during normal hours... More 

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birmingham
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to walk round and take in all the stunning views of natural wildlife , great for kids and the older teenagers , and doesnt cost a penny

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

First ever visit here and we were very pleasantly surprised. Situated at the far end of the Swannery car park, entry is free, all they ask is for a donation. There is a visitor's centre where you can buy a small range of books and gifts and also get drinks and snacks. The paths are easy to navigate and there... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Park in the shopping car park & ambled over the stone bridge from parking lot into Bjg Reed beds alive with summer migrants & varied duck life. It's an amazing pace for a Nature Reserve. Bearded tots warblers of all kinds noisily chatter within 100 yards of rushing traffic & tourist shopping. A true Oasis of Nature right on the... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Tucked away at the back of the Swannery car park in Weymouth is a remarkable attraction in the heart of the town. The RSPB reserve at Radipole Lake is quite simply a joy to experience and has everything a visitor could want. Those planning to drive to the RSPB Centre should be aware that the car park is "pay and... More 

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Newick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

My second visit to Radipole. Both days have been rather cool and dull but that is no fault of the reserve. It is famed for its bird life and I live in hope of seeing something really good one day. No bird watcher can expect to see a great rarity on demand. Having lugged my camera gear up to the... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

A lovely nature reserve, the paths are flat so good for young walkers, and relatively accessible for buggies. After rain the puddles are plentiful meaning wellies are essential but provided you have them there is much fun to be had splashing in them! Feed is available from the RSPB building for the ducks and there are viewing platforms on the... More 

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