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Studland Village to Agglestone Rock Walk

Type: Walk

Distance: 2.9 miles 4.7km

Total Ascent: 358ft - 113m (approx)

Address Icon Starting location:

Middle Beach Car park
Beach Road
Studland
BH19 3AX
Grid Ref: SZ 03612 82838

Description:

A walk from Studland Village heading west across Studland Heath to Agglestone Rock

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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.

Route

1 - Start from Middle Beach Car Park in Studland - Exit the car park and turn right on Beach Road and follow the road to the junction with Ferry Road.

2 - Ferry Road and Beach Road - Turn left onto Ferry road and continue up the road the village shop and cross roads.

3 - Swanage Road and Ferry Road and Heath Green Road and School Lane - Cross the road onto Heath Green Road and continue for approx 500m until you come to Agglestone Road on the right side.

4 - Heath Green Road and Agglestone Road - Turn right into Agglestone Road and follow the rough track as it turns left behind the houses and continue until the end of the road and two footpath entrances.

5 - Gate - Continue straight ahead though the gate/entrance on the left side and continue straight ahead heading West along the path.

6 - Junction with Bridleway - At the T junction with the bridleway, continue straight ahead and follow the path until you come to a cross junction with a gate on your left and a wide track on the right.

7 - Cross Roads with Gate on left - At the cross roads turn right and follow the wide track down a small hill and up to a cross road junction.

8 - Cross Junction - At the junction turn right and follow the rough track down to Agglestone Rock. Continue across the heathland past the rock until you come to a short steep hill and junction with a path to your left and right.

9 - Track Junction - At the junction, turn right and follow the narrow track down into a wooded area to a stream and small wooden bridge on the right. Continue over the bridge and follow the track though a wooden gate and continue until you come to a cross roads with a bridleway on your right.

10 - Wadmore Lane and Bridleway Junction - Turn right and follow the bridleway heading south until you come to a footpath on the left side.

11 - Footpath Gate - At the gate and footpath, turn left and follow the footpath across a small open field, contunue following the footpath signs into a wooded area and out onto a narrow road. Continue along the road to the B3351 Ferry Road.

12 - Junction with B3351 Ferry Road - At the junction with the B3351 Ferry Road, turn right and continue up the road going past a bus stop until you come to the junction on the left with Beach Road.

13 - Ferry Road and Beach Road Junction - Turn left onto Beach Road and follow the road back to the car park and start of the walk.

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