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Spectacular views

Wow. What a Surprise indeed .Absolutely wonderful views over the Derwent and far beyond . .Long... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
733doctor
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Nice view

Walked up here from the lake following the road. The walk up is quite difficult (but most could... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Shriver101
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Wow. What a Surprise indeed .Absolutely wonderful views over the Derwent and far beyond . .Long winding road to the top but worth the trip . Stunningly beautiful.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Walked up here from the lake following the road. The walk up is quite difficult (but most could manage - it's quite uphill to the top). Whole walk is on the road - good or bad you can choose. National trust car park most of...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Friends took us here as they had recently been and thought we would enjoy the Surprise View! We toured in the area and enjoyed the scenery , but on parking up here and seeing this amazing view , we just consider ourselves lucky we had...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

This was a wonderful view point and such a short walk from the carpark at the bottom. A gentle uphill walk with views from the bottom of Derwent right up over the town and beyond. Sitting in the setting sun admiring the views was a...More

Thank Girl-Friday56
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Stunning and spectacular views from the view point, especially if you get a clear day. We visited when the sun was shinning and got great pictures. Well worth a visit.

Thank SIX3OFUS
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

I was in the area and walking the derwent water lake. The view you get through the trees was superb. The not her lakes are the best by far and this is a top view

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Great view small car park opposite which is NT and you have to pay. Steep small road up to the car park

Thank Izzycat17
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We visted Surpise view with Mountain Goat tours - they dont always go here as its very busy but what a fantastic location it was - just be careful there are no barriers near the edge but the views down and across Derwent Water to...More

Thank Andi M
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I stumbled upon this many years ago and was as stated above! What a stunning view and a total surprise the first time but it never loses it's appeal no matter how many times you go. WARNING - do not go near the edge if...More

Thank no1pinkpanther
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

We have visited here many times taking photos at all times of the day. Whenever we have friends or family up here to visit, we always take them here. The road to the view can be tricky in places due to oncoming traffic. The views...More

1  Thank crusey12017
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