GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Radipole Lake

2 miles (3.5 km)

This walk visits the RSPB's Radipole Lake Nature Reserve in Weymouth
The reserve is located on the River Wey and includes some pleasant footpaths taking you around the large lake where you can look out for a wide variety of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for bearded tits, kingfishers,otters and water voles. The Rodwell Trail starts from the reserve. You could continue your walking along this shared cycling and walking trail. It will take you to the historic Sandsfoot Castle and Gardens which is another local highlight.
Lodmoor Country Park is located just a mile to the east. There's another wildlife rich nature reserve here with good facilities and a cycle path.

Postcode

DT4 8TA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Radipole Lake OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Radipole Lake Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Radipole Lake from Radipole Lake Drive, Weymouth (geograph 5701854)

Radipole Lake

Radipole Lake Visitor Centre - geograph.org.uk - 1777569

Visitor Centre. A variety of wildlife-related merchandise is available here along with light refreshments. A list of birds seen at the reserve on the day is also provided, with a view over part of the lake where wildfowl can be seen.

Radipole Watercourse - geograph.org.uk - 1777593

A watercourse among the flowers and reeds looking towards shops and superstores. Keywords: fence, flowers, flora, grass, reeds, reedbeds, reed beds

Radipole Flora - geograph.org.uk - 1777599

Flowers including willowherb, foxgloves and valerian growing by the lake

Waterbirds, Radipole Lake Nature Reserve, Weymouth - geograph.org.uk - 2660893

Waterbirds and the backdrop of the local hills.

Footpath, Radipole Lake Nature Reserve, Weymouth - geograph.org.uk - 1848419

One of the footpaths

Tufted Duck, at RSPB Radipole Lakes - geograph.org.uk - 1232480

Tufted Duck

Footbridge, at the entrance to Radipole Lakes RSPB Reserve - geograph.org.uk - 1232402

Footbridge, at the entrance to Radipole Lakes RSPB Reserve

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Radipole Lake.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)