Agglestone Rock Ride
Cycling Route

Type: Off Road Ride

Distance: 8.6 miles

Total Ascent: 260m (approx)

Starting location:

Main Beach Car Park
Victoria Avenue
BH19 1PW
OS Grid Ref: SZ 02667 79104


A 8.6 mile ride from Swanage across Studland Heath past Agglestone Rock and back via heathland tracks. Can be muddy in winter with some steep hills on and off road.

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These routes have been recorded using a Garmin GPS unit. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the available data files due to differences between GPS devices.


1 - Car Park - At the exit of the car park, turn right then left up Northbrook Road, continue past mini roundabout until you come to Ulwell Road

2 - Junction - Turn left at junction and follow road until Y junction, turn left at junction and continue along road and up steep hill.

3 - B3351 Junction - Turn right at top of hill and follow road past golf course

4 - Start of Off Road - Turn left at layby with wooden gates and follow bridleway signs along side of golf course.

5 Double Gates - Continue straight ahead at double gates.

6 - Junction - Turn left before Agglestone Rock and follow track turning right at next junction

7 - Junction - Turn right onto wide track and continue down to river crossing and narrow bridge

8 - Junction - Turn right onto track following bridleway signs

9 - Gate - Turn right and go through gate and follow track up the side of the heathland past second set of gates until you come to the golf course on outgoing route

10 - Junction - Turn left and follow track back to road and turn right at road towards Studland

11 - Y Junction - Turn right and follow road down to Swanage, continue along road until you come to the clock tower with jetty on left

12 - Shore Road and Victoria Avenue - Turn right onto Victoria Avenue and follow road back to start

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