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Heights of Abraham

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Day visit to matlock bath area .. walked up instead of using the cable cars that is £18 pp..but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Penistone, England, United Kingdom
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Nice day out

really lovely day out in summer time and worth the price. My kids loved everything there and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gaida I
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire's oldest visitor attraction, The Heights of Abraham is a unique Hilltop Park reached by a spectacular cable car journey over the Derwent Valley. When you arrive at the summit you have free access to exciting underground tours of two...more
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A6, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NT, England
+44 1629 582365
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Day visit to matlock bath area .. walked up instead of using the cable cars that is £18 pp..but that does also include entry into the caverns.. stunning views when you get to the top .

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 973sarahj
Reviewed 6 days ago

really lovely day out in summer time and worth the price. My kids loved everything there and definitely we will go back.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gaida I
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were lucky enough to have fantastic weather for a week’s holiday in the Peak District, where I finally discovered that there are horizons in the Peak District, which are wonderful rather than the usual mists and rain. Yet the paid for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently bought an annual pass my partner and I decided to use it for the second time to enjoy breakfast in the restaurant at the Heights of Abraham. We woke to early morning snow, but the cable car was running as usual, so we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Petert K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth doing - as a once-in-a-lifetime experience (£17.50 each) Make sure you take the Masson cave guided tour (included)

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank K6039NKmartinj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the trip up to the top plenty for the family to do and see. Caves are included the price with great tour guide.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 1caddyshack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Saturday morning visit. The price for one adult and one child was £30. We arrived shortly after opening at 10am and didn't have to queue for tickets or the cable car. The view on the way up and down from the cable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 195gailh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being vegan i difficult to eat out. Not here, nothing was too much trouble for Jane and Kevin. Both are an asset to this place, especially Jane. The vegan burger was amazing, almost as good as the view. In fact we enjoyed everything about this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sandrea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite having been to Matlock Bath a number of times over the last 30 odd years, I have never made it to the Heights of Abraham before, I was a little concerned about the entry fee but it would have been worth paying for the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Craig W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do go on the scenic ride, great views and a good café/restaurant at the top. Never knew that was at Matlock Bath.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank NannyAngela
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Cat N
20 March 2019|
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Response from MaxJenna | Reviewed this property |
No, not any more.... Or at least not that we saw and we were there all afternoon.
Joyce K
15 March 2019|
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Response from carr841 | Reviewed this property |
No it’s not, it’s privately owned.
Julie W
18 February 2019|
Response from Walkers31 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk up and down