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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 - 3492 reviews3492 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

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing 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
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Online booking only
  • Outside seating
  • 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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    1835
  • Very Good
    1280
  • Average
    302
  • Poor
    54
  • Terrible
    21

Recent Reviews:

  • Christopher S
    Dissappointed
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 6th August 2020
    Although we didn't book tickets in advance, there was no problem in getting a ticket, no queues. Over priced for what you get for a family. Not a great a deal to do once you have got out the cable... Read full review
  • lindasL9985DW
    Wellingborough, United Kingdom
    Great day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 7th August 2020
    This was the second time we had visited here (previously visited 10 years ago). We had pre-booked as they are only allowing a certain amount of visitors per day. Only one family per cable car and... Read full review
  • U4331RCannak
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Nice place, interesting but not a whole day experience
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 7th August 2020
    We took a ride in the cable cars. Bought return tickets, however we walked down as from the last attraction it was too far to walk back uphill just to travel down in the cable car. Up on top, there... 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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