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Heights of Abraham

A6, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NT, England
+44 1629 582365
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Had to try it even though I am petrified of heights

Not expensive if you include all the other added attractions at the top and worth every penny for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beechwood, United Kingdom
Enjoyable day out !

Despite the chaotic car parking arrangements ie a huge car park still too small for what's required... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steve T
Lytham St Anne's, 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 spectacular Show Caverns as well as Exhibitions, Shops, Play Areas, Picnic Spots, Cafe and Vista Restaurant - all with stunning views across the surrounding Peak District.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cave tour” (170 reviews)
“masson cavern” (121 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
A6, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NT, England
+44 1629 582365
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Reviewed yesterday

Not expensive if you include all the other added attractions at the top and worth every penny for the view. The Masson cave is a must do. We had lunch in the cafe and no complaints there either. Proper walking boots or sensible footwear is...More

Thank suwilly666
Reviewed yesterday

Despite the chaotic car parking arrangements ie a huge car park still too small for what's required and that only takes cash which seemingly isn't available anywhere - and this despite the fact that the machines have all the functionality for credit/debit cards - come...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were blessed by great weather which made the experience more enjoyable. Although it was a little pricey we felt , once in there are no added extras ( apart from the cafe & restaurant ). The venue caters for everyone ( including children )...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyable day great views from the cable car which stops half way up ( for photos) the cafe at the top is very nice with lovely views and great food and friendly staff ,there is also a play park for children, your ticket price...More

Thank dsp56
Reviewed 4 days ago

The access was a bit shabby, starting from a car park of train station and having to cross the rail track without and barriers and then to the cable car station. But from then on, it was exhilarating. weather was perfect on the day we...More

Thank Umer_Fraz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing views from the cable cars and the top. Well worth a visit, steeply priced but a must if visiting Matlock Bath. The guided tour of the caves are definitely worth a visit.

Thank MrAndyMartin
Reviewed 6 days ago

The cable car does not take that long from the bottom to top but does stop half way to enjoy the view. Not sure we liked the stopping part as the wind was getting up and the car did sway slightly, however the view was...More

1  Thank chrissiekite33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got here at 2pm and last Cart back down is 4.30 but we got a full packed afternoon out of it! We loved everything such a beautiful place. The £16 entrance gains you access to everything! And we only paid £25 for both due...More

1  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we 1st arrived & was charged £16 for the Cable car I thought it was a little expensive, but there are 2 caves to explore, unfortunately for us we couldn't do those tours due to medical conditions. There is a notice before entering caves...More

1  Thank Lady Anita Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean and tidy throughout. £30 for 1 adult, 1 child and a good sized guide book. No queue -midday Sunday, fair amount of people in the attraction. Cable car ride, plus attractions at the summit. Show cave tour is excellent, been to others in...More

1  Thank DL2010
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Malcolm T
1 September 2017|
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Response from fayyaz s | Reviewed this property |
£14 Adult Discount for senior citizens and children available
Becky and Chris W
28 August 2017|
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Response from William F | Reviewed this property |
No not really
21 August 2017|
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Response from Naomi4356 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There was pregnant lady there today and she didn't seem to have any problems. You'll be fine I'm sure.