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The Surprise

The gritstone built village of Hathersage sits in a sheltered valley, beneath the panoramic view known as 'surprise view' - embracing the Derwent, Mam Tor, Kinder Scout and the Hope Valley. Here at Millstone Edge, the discarded millstones litter the landscape, the surplus of a long - gone industry. The town itself began manufacturing knitting needles in the 16C and also produced umbrella frames. T…