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Beautiful scenery

What beautiful scenery especially on a sunny day. Well worth the visit. Yes, it’s a big rock but... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Walk through the heathland of the purbecks

This was a most enjoyable walk across the heathland seeing lizards and slow works on our way.The... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Violet T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

What beautiful scenery especially on a sunny day. Well worth the visit. Yes, it’s a big rock but it’s really incongruous 😊 Did the AONB walk and my tip is on step 5 of the route, note that the path you take has some steps...More

Thank GabriellaN957
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This was a most enjoyable walk across the heathland seeing lizards and slow works on our way.The views from the agglestone Rock were spectacular you could see around for miles. We even saw some of the planes which were flying at the Bournemouth Air Show...More

Thank Violet T
Reviewed 19 August 2018

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
Reviewed 24 July 2018

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.

Reviewed 1 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
Reviewed 25 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

1  Thank CommuterFood
Reviewed 8 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
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
Reviewed 17 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

2  Thank Martiniy
Reviewed 2 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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7 January 2017|
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