Yep, it's limestone, but not like any other I've ever seen. The rock faces are almost flawless with only small pockets as holds, occasionally there are cracks but these are few and far between.
And yes, we did climb them, although not the ones photographed here. I did a couple of the classic sport routes (Tales from the River Bank and On Some Faraway Beach; both fantastic) and then spent the rest of the day bouldering. It's a great place to visit, even if it's just for a walk; I can highly recommend it!
"It [climbing] is a sport which combines admirable physical exercise with pleasures of a purely intellectual kind. It is a sport which makes us young again... It is a sport which brings us face to face with nature, and puts us in a quest for the unknown... It is a sport which enables us to throw off the cares and troubles of life.. It is a sport that from some mysterious case appeals mainly to the cultivated intellect. 'Arry and 'Arriet would never climb a hill... Above all, it is a sport that makes a man. It teaches boldness, prudence, co-operation, self control."