Surprise View with the Youth Rangers

Just a few miles from Sheffield, this popular accessible short walk for tourists and locals alike is brought to life with the help of the Peak District Youth Rangers, who discover its important industrial past and present recreational uses.

Audio Trail files

Starting Point: National Park car park adjacent to the Robin Hood Inn (Ordnance Survey grid reference - SK280721)
Distance: 2.8 miles / 4.5 km
Grade: Easy
Allow: 1 hour 30 mins
Map: Explorer OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak Area
Terrain: Some short steep ascents/descents, but the route is generally flat and good under foot.
Nearest Town: Hathersage
Walk Guide: Peak District Youth Rangers - As part of their six day programme the Youth Rangers helped to produce, narrate and play music for this audio trail.

Travel Information:The 272 bus service othat operates between Sheffield and Castleton stops at Surprise View Car Park

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For a 360 degree panoramic view of Surprise View visit Spin Sheffield

For more information about the easy access path at Surprise visit our Access for All pages

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