Four Men and a Floating Tin Shack

Now you might well wonder what on earth the grainy old photo of four men and  a floating tin shack has to do with our beautiful park and gardens. Let me explain. For those that have been (avidly) following our posts, you’ll already know that Radipole gardens was once part of Radipole Lake (or Backwater)…

Welcome to Radipole’s Weeping Willows

Welcome to the website for Weymouth’s Radipole Park & Gardens run by the Friends group of the park. This is the hub for all manner of information about our beautiful open space, from what’s happening in the park and gardens to a list of events taking place. Photographs taken of our stunning gardens in all…

Colour yet to come…and tasks ahead

One of my tasks I’ve set myself is to identify many of the trees and shrubs that are in the gardens. Whilst having a mooch last year I captured some fab flowers on various shrubs, but some of them I hadn’t a clue what they were. So if you notice some random lady shuffling her…

Radipole Trees; Seek and Ye Shall See

I’m just as guilty of this as anyone! Ever since I was a tiny tot these gardens have been my stomping ground. I loved the space, the trees and flowers…and if truth be told, I was guilty of playing hide and seek in amongst the bushes. (But don’t tell the kids that) Despite being a…

The Wildflower Meadow

An area was set aside for a wildflower meadow in Radipole park, it sits at the top end of the park at the entrance to the community orchard. A narrow path meanders its way through the flowers that positively buzz with wildlife. Poppies and grasses sway in the summer’s breeze Hopefully it’ll go from strength…