Radipole Park & Gardens
Welcome to the website for Weymouth’s Radipole Park & Gardens run by the Friends group of the park.
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Hands Up for a Picnic in the Park; with a Spot of Wildlife and Wellbeing?

Hands Up for a Picnic in the Park We're just putting together the last few bits for this year's Wildlife event here in beautiful Radipole gardens. This is an event for everyone of all ages to enjoy, whether you love nature, being in the outdoors, having fun or taking part in a fitness sessions. It's all here....

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Your Opinions Matter on Wildlife in Radipole Park and Gardens

As part of our lottery bid, because of course its something very close to our hearts anyway, we would love to hear peoples opinions on what we can do to help the biodiversity of our beautiful green space. This is open invitation to anyone who would love to come along and hear what the future holds for all manner of flora and fauna  in Radipole Park and Gardens. Join us at 7pm on Thursday 15th November at the Weymouth Centenary Club in Jubilee close where there's even free parking. (Areas of long grass and springtime wildflowers in Radipole gardens.) We'll also be joined by nature expert Sam Hamer...

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Nurture Nature Reaps Benefits in Radipole Gardens

Keen to know what's happening in my surrounding area, I have to confess that I follow a lot of local Facebook groups. On one particular page there was an ongoing, somewhat heated, debate about why hadn't the council got out and cut the grass in community areas. As it so happened, a few days previous I had been sat opposite the lady who is in charge of the Weymouth parks and she was on the phone to someone who was also questioning why the grass cutters weren't out and about. She was patiently trying to explain that due to the prolonged spell of wet weather we had...

Nurture Nature and Welcome Wildlife to Weymouth

Our next event is one that is packed with something for people of all ages and all interests in nature and wildlife. Not only how we can help them but they help us. [caption id="attachment_340" align="alignnone" width="800"] Poster for the Nurture Nature and Welcome Wildlife event being held in Weymouth Radipole Gardens 14th April 2018.[/caption] Come along and meet many of the experts in their field and those volunteers who beaver away caring for local wildlife such as Hayley from Hayley's Hedgehog Rescue. Some of the other groups attending include the Dorset Mammal Group, Dorset Butterfly Conservation, Dorset Dragonflies and the Dorset Field Officer for Amphibians and Reptiles. Dorset...

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Nurture Nature is on a Roll and Wildlife Will Win.

Even though we're supposed to be on the cusp of Spring, I'm sat here at my desk, clad in multiple layers, gas fires blasting out much welcome warmth, the Easterly winds's howling a hoolie and snow lies deep on the ground. Yet there is more to come so they say from this Beast from the East. I take heart though from the fact that in 6 weeks time the sun will be a'shining, the weather will be kind and bestow great warmth on our Nurture Nature and Welcome Wildlife event. ********* So grab a warming cuppa Settle down by a blazing fire. Sneak an early hot cross bun If that's what you...

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