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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
Phone Number: 01305 778313
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If you enjoy bird watching then this is a good place to visit. There is a lovely cafe and nice walks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Nina H
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you enjoy bird watching then this is a good place to visit. There is a lovely cafe and nice walks.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Radipole Lake is a world away from the busy beach and seafront - an oasis of beauty and tranquillity (but see my later comments). Even if you are not that interested in birds, the wild beauty is mesmerising. I guess we should be thankful the former railway bridge makes it impossible for boats to be moored beyond it, or else... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to walk around. we sat on a bench to eat our lunch and watched all the different birds, swans ducks moorhens ect It was very peaceful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Radipole lake is a really lovely spot to walk around and forget that you are in a really busy town. It's a peaceful place and you can see some wonderful birds out on the lakes

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to live in Weymouth as a teen and used to enjoy a wander around the wetlands from time to time. I returned on a family holiday this year and was really happy to see that the wetlands have been well kept and the visitor centre improved. Now selling some snacks (lovely sausage roll and Dorset apple cake!) The... More 

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New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you like bird watching then this place need to be seen by everyone, peaceful land and place to relax

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Derbyshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we only come hear to to feed the ducks next to the visitor centre now , at £1.20 a bag it brings in the funds for the centre . we have walked round but find we cannot see anything as the reed growth is tall , but this is good as it keeps the birds safe but not so interesting... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Fabulous visitor centre (great hot chocolate!) with stunning view over the reserve, well marked paths, amazing birdlife, helpful well-informed staff.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We visited Radipole Lake after many years absence, the reserve is well maintained, with plenty of information, knowledgeable volunteers and a small shop and tea room. A lovely " oasis" in the middle of the town.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Lovely viewing spot. Even sitting in the cafe we found ourselves watching various martins and swifts diving about overhead catching the insects. We arrived at about 9am and were told they were just changing the opening time to 9:30am so might be worth checking if you are early birds like us. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. One... More 

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