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Wuthering heights of Abraham

We took the cable car up to the wuthering heights of Abraham ...bit of wind on the way up made the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Excellent value day out

We had a fabulous day out at the Heights of Abraham. The cable car ride to get there was amazing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Manchester, 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
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
A6, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NT, England
+44 1629 582365
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 August 2003

Despite my fear of heights this trip looked worth a visit as we were in the area and it's an unusual day out. We went mid August but there was hardly any queuing, which is good as it gives you less time to be nervous....More

22  Thank Seaside9695
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2011

Visited this place after seeing the cable car rides on a leaflet. After a very disappointingly short ride to the top, we got out and saw a very nice view across the valley where we ate our packed lunch. We then went into the cave...More

10  Thank Torchythetourist
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the cable car up to the wuthering heights of Abraham ...bit of wind on the way up made the trip 'blowy' but interesting. The cable cars stop along the ascent for a 'photo' opportunity. Well organised and drilled establishment. Not overly busy but...More

Thank garysU5371ZU
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day out at the Heights of Abraham. The cable car ride to get there was amazing. Once up there everything is free. There are two caves to explore, the guides are informative and funny. The scenery all around is breathtakingly beautiful....More

Thank lynnb8732015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not so much the cable car experience but the whole thing. Going into the caves etc. Views are amazing from all around on the cable car and at the top.

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matlock Bath is a great little town with town of Matlock been just a 5 minute walk away, large town, great shops and cafe's, markets, well worth a visit.

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a short day trip from Nottingham and chanced upon Matlock Bath and Heights of Abraham. Train ticket in was was £9.80 per pax return and we received a discount for the cable car when we showed our train ticket. The cable car...More

1  Thank misteridawn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cable car here is fantastic and we was allowed to take our little dog on. The price includes the caverns the cable car and displays at the top . There are a couple of play areas and a little restaurant. The views are amazing...More

Thank Y7395NPpaulal
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we turned up, I thought the prices were quite high, especially with three kids etc. Saying that, we did spend all afternoon there, with the cave tours, craft tent and play areas, but I still feel it is pricey for what is essentially a...More

Thank taimar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic day at the heights of abraham. Cable car was great and the cavern tour was too. Only thing that let it down was waiting nearly half an hour to get a coffee (as apparently it was not a peak day in...More

1  Thank moonsjjk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth riding the cable car to the top of the Heights of Abraham. Even better to climb the tower at the summit when you get there. Splendid view of the Derwent Valley and Riber Castle

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots to see and do for the whole family-definitely pay for the whole day parking! Great views from the cable cars. Lots of walking and hills involved so go prepared!

Thank hjskinner82
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Response from Jacqueline C | Reviewed this property |
Maybe on their Website sorry I really don’t know.
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Response from philipjay33 | Reviewed this property |
Hi in one of the caves the lady turns the light of to show you how they used to walk but it’s fine she does warn you. You only have to mind your head in a few places which is fine. There a a lot of steps but not in one are... More
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Response from r t | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours, £5.50 to park all day at the railway station