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Heights of Abraham

Type:Cave/Cavern Attraction

Derby Road
Matlock Bath
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3NT
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Tel01629 582365

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2256 reviews2256 reviews
Heights of Abraham

Facilities

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Catering

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

Parking

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

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Groups

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

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Opening Times

Season (27 Mar 2017 - 5 Nov 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30

* Please check the website for current opening times.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1110
  • Very Good
    898
  • Average
    202
  • Poor
    32
  • Terrible
    14

Recent Reviews:

  • Graham B
    Corby, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very interesting trip
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th April 2017
    An interesting place to visit and to enjoy the views all round the site. The cable car ride is short but sweet, on the day we rode it there was a slight tech hick-up, but the guys kept the queue... Read full review
  • PaulMc72
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Thoroughly enjoyed
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd April 2017
    Great tour of the cave structures, pleasant surroundings with outstanding views. Not keen on the cable car ride up though which is also rather overpriced..... Read full review
  • Ian M
    Ashbourne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great Cable Car Experiene
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd April 2017
    We came as a group of nine, seven of which are pensioners, and three of which are of very limited walking ability. We all (just) managed the 200 metres walk from the car park to the cable car base... 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.

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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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