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Heights of Abraham

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Derby Road
Matlock Bath
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Tel01629 582365

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2137 reviews2137 reviews
Heights of Abraham


Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Parking with charge


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups


  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Opening Times

Season (11 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30
Season (4 Mar 2017 - 5 Mar 2017)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Season (11 Mar 2017 - 12 Mar 2017)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Season (18 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Season (25 Mar 2017 - 26 Mar 2017)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Season (27 Mar 2017 - 5 Nov 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30

* 11th – 26th February – Open daily
March – Open weekends only
27th March – 5th November – Open daily
Times: 10:00am - 4:30pm (later during holidays)


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Recent Reviews:

  • hols256
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    a nice trip high up by cable car with nice views
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    It was one of those days when you do not know whether to try something or not. I went up on the cable car and when you get to the top there is a café and a lot of nice views but my favourite thing... Read full review
  • Tessa F
    Kidwelly, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Trip with friend and our two daughters.
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    Very pleasant trip. Kindly staff, who assisted with a wheelchair in our party. Luckily the weather was dry, as I don't think we would have got the best out of it if not, as we couldn't visit the... Read full review
  • Arkholme
    Ripon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    I Great Time for all the Family + Seniors as well!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    Excellent facilities, all kept on good clean condition. Staff friendly and helpful. Cave experience worth a visit. Fantastic views from the top. Use the cable cars - very novel way of travel up... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Heights of Abraham is located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales in the village of Matlock Bath. Travelling by car it is situated on the A6, 18 miles north of Derby. It is signposted from M1 junction 28 and A6 approach roads. There are frequent rail services from Nottingham, Derby to Matlock Bath. The cable car is a 3 minute walk from the Station. Bus services are frequent to Matlock Bath.

Accessible by Public Transport: Matlock Bath station is 0 miles away.

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Heights of Abraham Vista Bar & Restaurant, Matlock BathVista provides a fresh, bright area in which to enjoy Bites and Platters with stunning views down the Derwent Valley.