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(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.3/5)

There are two small parking areas with view points which have exceptional outlooks over Troutsdale and the Upper Derwent Valley.

There is easy access to the main viewing area and seats are provided.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Ace place on a warm sunny day in early august if you are prepared to spend time, best with a scope , Honey buzzard, goshawk, sparrow hawk, cross bill, bullfinch etc

John wheldon, 11/Aug/2017

Thanks for the comments John, glad you had a good day!

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1 Star 1 Star

We revisited the site this year on 12th July, sadly nothing has change since my comments of last year. In fact the views are worse, you cannot now see over the bracken when sitting on the seats.

Vic Cozens, 20/Jul/2017

We apologise for this oversight. In some cases we are not able to undertake these works until schedules permit.

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2 Stars 2 Stars

The amount of trees around this site block out a great deal of the view, which is a great shame as this could be a brilliant site.

Vic Cozens, 20/Jul/2016

Thank you for your comments, we will look into this when we next inspect the area.

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Last updated: 3rd July 2018

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