Weymouth’s Long Lost Estuary

Historically though, the Backwater was exactly that, a back water as opposed to the sea front. Weymouth, or to be more precise, what used to be Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, were two separate settlements that were divided by this estuary. (The name Weymouth: of course means mouth of the river Wey)

Why No Mowers? Giving Nature a Chance in Radipole Gardens

If you follow our blog, you’ll probably know that we’ve just held this year’s Wildlife & Wellbeing event in the gardens. Though most of the comments we received at our engagement tent were full of complements, one or two people approached me to ask why the grass hadn’t been cut as it was looking rather…

Parks For All; Getting Out & Getting Fit; Walking Football

We have our annual Wildlife & Wellbeing event this coming Saturday, 4th May in Radipole Gardens. This year we are combining forces with Picnic in the Park which is all about getting people in the outdoors and doing. A message we’re keen to get across, how immersing ¬†yourself in nature and enjoying the great outdoors…

Wow Wow Wow and Wow Again…10,000 Hits and Growing Fast

What can we say but a huge thank you to all our followers. We’ve literally just passed our goal of 10,000 hits! Make sure you follow us to see what’s happening in our wonderful park and gardens. This year is going to be a real goodie. Lots going on. We’ll be submitting stage II of…