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We visited Surprise View in October, so it wasn't too overcrowded - which I can image is an issue in peak season.
Parking was £4 for 2 hours, a recurring theme in the Lakes if you aren't a National Trust member. You can walk up/down...More
We drove around the area stopping at different points and the view here was stunning, it's a shame it was very cloudy and as it was late in the day the light was fading but we are still glad we saw the view as it...More
Surprise View is yet another stunning viewpoint. Situated quite close to Ashness Bridge, it is easy to take in both attractions on the same outing. There is parking nearby, as is necessary for this extremely popular spot. Access to the viewpoint on foot is straightforward,...More
If your legs can take the steep incline up to the surprise view then you will not be disappointed, however most people who were there same time as me and my wife just drove up, car park near by. If you are up for it...More
Absolutely worth it - we drove up which is easy enough with a National Trust car park available. We weren't there that long, but it was so worth it - thoroughly recommend a visit! Stunning views of Borrowdale and Derwentwater - the sun sparkling off...More
Mum & I went to see this view on 5th Sept as it is only 11 mintues from out B&B in Kewsick. Sun was shinning & went upto the narrow track in the car. We did park up for 10mins to just look at the...More
We drove up the steep narrow road, missing the walkers and other cars coming down but it was well worth doing it because the view was breath taking, you feel like you are standing on top of the world, do take care of children and...More