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Great location

We used this car park as a base for our walk and it was perfect. Pricing was reasonable for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
leah g
London, United Kingdom
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gorgeous walk

always a lovely place to visit and take in fantastic views. Not too strenuous and different routes... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
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A6187 | Surprise View Car Park, Grindleford, Hope, Peak District National Park S32 1DA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used this car park as a base for our walk and it was perfect. Pricing was reasonable for the amount of time we used. Very pretty view

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leah g
Reviewed 14 December 2018

always a lovely place to visit and take in fantastic views. Not too strenuous and different routes to take depending on levels of walking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lulubella888
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Great views but a bit misty today. Great for walking if you don't mind rocky pathways. Great for couples, families and dog walkers. Stunning. Will definitely return on a brighter day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shonah993
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Fantastic place for walking, climbing and photography. If you are there in Late August/September you will be blessed with the colour of heather, in autumn the silver birch leaves turn yellow. Great rock formations and lovely trees. There are amazing views and many different walks,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Crystal012
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

There are a few different routes to take a walk through the heart of the peak district. Bring a picnic on nice days. Parking fees are reasonable, around 3.50 for 4 hours - cheaper with a national trust seasonal pass. This is also an accredited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Nice large car park, £3.50 for up to 4 hours, pay machine only accepted cards over the last weekend. There is an ice cream van parked here doing great business! Located just up the hill from Hathersage on the A625 you get two areas for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sge31
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Wow we are lucky to have this on our doorstep. Surprise view is just that - a view! It’s spectacular. There is a car park at the view but if you are driving towards Hathersage you’ll see the view as you turn the corner. Car...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 81ZMM
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here whilst visiting Owler Tor across the road. Would definitely recommend it as there are some gorgeous views that you can't see from just driving past. Only takes a few minutes to park up and pop across the road to see the views...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 980amy9
Reviewed 15 November 2017

well worth a stop on a clear day- fabulous views of Hope valley & Kinder Scout on the horizon. quite a big car park, you will need to cross the very busy road to get the best views !! Lots of good walks available from...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sportymeDerbyshire
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We live nearby and we never get tired of seeing the view over the Surprise into the Hope Valley towards Hathersage - a must for all visitors to the Peak District - absolutely stunning.

Date of experience: September 2017
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