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Lovely walk to the rock

A lovely walk across heathland to get to the magnificent Agglestone Rock that was deposited by a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lindiloo123
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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This beauty spot is in the middle of a lovely walk. The rock makes a good place to stop for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NICOLA H
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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“circular walk” (3 reviews)
“lovely walk” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Swanage BH19 3AY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A lovely walk across heathland to get to the magnificent Agglestone Rock that was deposited by a glacier. Stunning views from the rock of Studland, Brownsea Island and Poole Harbour.

Thank Lindiloo123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beauty spot is in the middle of a lovely walk. The rock makes a good place to stop for a picnic lunch. Great views from this spot.

Thank NICOLA H
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

A lovely walk, starting from the car park of the Knowl House Hotel through pleasant woodland and then across the heath and finally an exerting hike up to the stone, but certainly worth the effort for the fantastic views of the coast.

1  Thank takemeaway_12
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Like others, I wasn't quite sure why a walk was centred around a rock. It was an easy short circular one though, so off we went. I really enjoyed it! Boggy marshland, high views up and the rock itself is centred in a valley on...More

Thank CommuterFood
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Very enjoyable walk over the heathland with a footpath running right next to Agglestone. Can be made in to a circular walk from Studland village via the golf course to the Rock and back. Footpaths good quality in the most part but advise to wear...More

Thank Tim H
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant 8 hours outdoors! My children (aged 13 and 9) were not impressed at the thought of spending a day hunting out "just an old rock". Yet as we travelled home by open top bus, via the chain ferry, even they reflected on...More

5  Thank Julie W
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Despite visiting Dorset and more specially Poole for years, I have never really excited Studland. Whilst looking for local walks on the National Trust website we came across some walks through the heath in Studland, more specially the one around Agglestone Rock. The heath is...More

1  Thank Martiniy
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

... a really impressive rock in a very fine spot. You can rake a circular walk from either the lay by near the golf course or Studland. If you don't like rocks, there are probably better places to visit, but I quite like rocks and...More

Thank Charlie H
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We walked in the winter sunshine from the top road near the golf course down to the Agglestone, enjoying the fantastic scenery and panoramic views of Arne, Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island, Bournemouth Bay, the Isle of Wight and much more. The Agglestone is a fascinating...More

1  Thank CliveLawrence
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Hiked for half an hour hoping to catch a glimpse of Jim Hensons famous Fraggles. Very disappointed to learn that this is in fact AGGLEstone rock and is completely Fraggleless. They really should put up signs to warn other FraggleFans. Otherwise can't fault the rock...More

1  Thank HandsomeMrFoster
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suewhitelock
8 January 2017|
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Response from CliveLawrence |
There is a small parking area for about 4 cars on the Corfe Castle to Studland road, past the entrance to the golf course and just after the right turn to Swanage. There is a second small layby just after this one. Failing... More
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