Summer is Here! Keeping it Simple

Our website was created to promote, inform about events and share our love of Radipole gardens here in Weymouth. But sometimes it’s just nice to post simple photos of our stunning gardens. Weymouth parksmen busy mowing the grass in Radipole’s famous willow grove, ready for our next event. We are so lucky in that we…

And the Band Played On; Weymouth Concert Brass Band

I can’t believe we are already over half way through the year! Summer is finally upon us, delicious warmth on face, birds music-making in the trees and it’s time to drag out and brush off those picnic baskets. What better way to spend a hot summer’s day than lying in the dappled shade of our…

Today’s Children Making Tomorrows Memories; Radipole’s Heritage.

As a Friends group of Radipole Park and Gardens, we are frequently found giving talks about the history of our gardens to various groups around the area, from schools to nursing homes. Rosie Osbourne, Weymouth’s parks development officer, and Yvonne Leicester went along to Southill primary school where they told a captivated audience exciting tales…

Can a Good Old Stomp Be Good for You? Wellbeing in Nature.

When running events in Radipole gardens, we invite along people that complement our ethos, such was the case when we organised our Wildlife & Wellbeing event back in in May. One of the ladies who attended that day, Emma Pritchard, led people on a ‘stomp’ through the gardens. Being a great believer in the power…

Sorry Folks CANCELLED. Lace & Wool Create a Great Day Out:

So sorry that we have had to cancel our annual jolly for reasons beyond our control, but fear not, we will be back again next year with another gardens packed day next year. What better time of year for a coach trip to glorious Devon than June? First a short stop in Tiverton, whose history…