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Agglestone Dorset, ENGLAND
Climbs 10 – Rocktype Sandstone (soft) – Altitude 55m a.s.l – Faces ?
A large sandstone boulder to 25 feet, supposedly grit-like. Good for bouldering, but maybe a little friable. [Stephen Holmes 8/02]
The west face provides the bulk of the more challenging eliminates. The east face can provide good juggy traversing while the north face has some more classic lines to the summit. The rock is softest in the lowest meter and thus the footholds here are eroding - try to be light footed in this section. [Jimbo 8/04]
Quality boulder - great view, variations of routes are possible.. Don't scribe your name in to it though, as you are a plonker if you do - it's the only boulder around so look after it!!!. Well worth a look of your near Poole.. [Chris 8/05]
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At Agglestone yesterday.. Lovely weather, rock nice & dry, great fun many different sorts of problems from slab to overhang.. We accessed it from Agglestone Road.
Mike Lee - 11/Oct/13
I went on a humid september morning and got eaten alive by gnats! Interesting venue.
TommityP - 04/Sep/13
very easy to get to as signposted everywhere. lots of problems especially for the complete novice. had loads of fun
skipith - 09/Jul/12
Was here last week (very sunny). Bit hard to find parking/the right 'walk in' and in the end parked at Studland and walked up from the back of the hotel which took about 30mins (they'll give you a map if you are unsure). Partly boggy ground on the approach and might be a problem following a deluge.
Boulder itself is really soft and a large chunk has fallen recently (during the winter perhaps). Climbs are pretty good and the slab-side is easy enough to walk off the boulder. Well worth a look if you get bored on the Studland beach.
Unclejona - 08/Jun/11
went there today lots of good problems, signed posted from the road if you can't find it. good fun
danimal - 12/Mar/11
I went to bournemouht this past bank holiday (End of August) and it wasnt there? am i blind or something?
claudman - 31/Aug/10