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Heights of Abraham

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Derby Road
Matlock Bath
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3NT
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3628 reviews3628 reviews
The Heights is rightly famous for its landmark cable car which provides a spectacular journey across the Derwent Valley.

Guide Prices

Advanced booking is essential due to limited daily capacity. Book your tickets online at www.heightsofabraham.com .
Adults £19
Children (5 to 15 years) £13
Seniors (over 60) £16
Family tickets and annual season passes are also available.

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2019
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTripAdvisor Travellers' Choice TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2020
  • Visit EnglandVAQAS Gold VAQAS Gold 2019

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Catering

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

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Eat Out to Help Out
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Online booking only
  • Outside seating
  • Queuing system
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Virtual menus

Groups

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

Languages

  • French signs/guides - Please ask at ticket office
  • German signs/guides - Please ask at ticket office
  • Italian signs/guides - Please ask at ticket office
  • Spanish signs/guides - Please ask at ticket office

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Parking

  • Parking with charge - Pay and display car park in the village.

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • WiFi or internet access

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Season (21 Mar 2020 - 1 Nov 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00

* Open daily from 18th July to 1st of November 2020 (10am to 4.30pm, later during school holidays). Please check the website for further information, special events and prices. We shall re-open in February 2021

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    1910
  • Very Good
    1322
  • Average
    313
  • Poor
    60
  • Terrible
    23

Recent Reviews:

  • NG0901
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Local visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th October 2020
    Although it was a very rainy day we managed both cave tours a watched a couple of the videos. The cable car ride was enjoyable, but due to the mist, no view. The guides were very knowledgeable and... Read full review
  • Emmalou69
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A bit pricy!
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 28th October 2020
    Think a little on the pricy side for what’s there , cable cars ok for kids.. something different.. we have a dog and it was freezing so not much can do indoors with the dog! Cant take dogs into any... Read full review
  • candour
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Well loved by us
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 28th October 2020
    Great local tourist attraction and one of our favourites. Everything feels so magical from the cable car ride up to the fab playground and the epic views. Lots to do for a family with kids and a... 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.

 

Public Transport Directions

By Train

We are just a short walk (around 400m) from Matlock Bath station. There are hourly Monday to Saturday train services to Matlock Bath from Derby, Long Eaton, Beeston and Nottingham. On Sundays direct trains operate from Nottingham Beeston, Long Eaton and Derby every two hours.

COME BY TRAIN & SAVE 20% (You must book online in advance to qualify for this discount. See website "Preferential rates" for details)

By Bus

There are frequent bus services to Matlock Bath from all the major surrounding towns and cities. Both services stop very close to our cable car Base Station.

The Transpeak High Peak Buses service running hourly between Derby and Manchester stopping right outside our entrance! Show your Transpeak ticket for a brilliant 20% off our Cable Car! Terms: Present your valid Ticket(s) for the day of your visit or Transpeak travel pass. Offer is valid for full paying Adult, Child and Senior. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

The Sixes 6.1 Trent Barton service running between Derby and Bakewell Use a Zigzag or Mango & SAVE 20%.  Terms: Present your valid Zigzag Ticket(s) for the day of your visit or Mango card. Offer is valid for full paying Adult, Child and Senior. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Yourbus 110,111,140 & 141 service running from Matlock, Alfreton, Ripley and Ashbourne.  Save 20% with bus ticket or Genie card.  Terms: Present your valid Ticket(s) or Genie Card. Offer is valid for full paying Adult, Child and Senior. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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