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cable car with very beautiful views at the top there is a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mariusz N
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Amazing views

We went as a group with some blind people. The staff were do helpful ensuring that the cable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen F
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

cable car with very beautiful views at the top there is a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the beautiful landscape I would recommend this place again perfect for a getaway with your loved one

Thank Mariusz N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went as a group with some blind people. The staff were do helpful ensuring that the cable cars stopped to let the group on. There was 8 of us altogether and 2 guide dogs. The carers went on the ride free of charge. There...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Small park with some up and downhill walking. Probably more suited towards teens or younger children. Two cavern tours were quite interesting and Chris was a great tourguide. Very funny and explained the history behind the development of the caverns in simple terms so children...More

1  Thank Ashleigh L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This attraction is a very nice place to visit on holiday. It's fun, interesting and family friendly! Dog friendly 🐕. Just some advice: allow time for parking. We came in and found ourselves in a long queue 🙄. We had booked a 2 hour parking...More

Thank Cam H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cable car is only part of this attraction and there is plenty to do and see at the top. We visited on a busy day in the school holidays but still managed to park in the station car park and walk to the base...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Parking good in the railway station car park adjacent to the site - just follow the signs. Cable car well organised and modern looking cars. Quite expensive. Superb views on the way up and at the top. Catering good if you decide not to lug...More

1  Thank Mr. MJB
Reviewed 4 days ago

A fabulous hair-raising cable car ride up to the very interesting park at the top. The price is also hair raising at £17 per head for a return trip. It takes 5 minutes tops including a scary stop halfway up and down while other cars...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great cable car journey followed by funny and informative cave-mine tour. Our kids liked it and took notice of the guide which, for us, is no mean trick! Just enough effort to make it your own, but not too much as to spoil the day....More

1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic views to match the weather whilst we were there but the cost of using the cable cars (almost £40 for 2 adults) is extortionate. I wouldn’t expect to pay those kind of rates in London. This is a real shame as it is depriving...More

Thank ForceMajeure101
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a well run and friendly day out, the staff are knowledgeable and helpful. In particular our cave guide Chris stood out, giving us an entertaining tour and really making our very shy 7 year old daughter feel special, it takes a lot for...More

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Response from Penny F | Reviewed this property |
They offer NHS discount if that helps just take a badge
28 July 2018|
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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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19 July 2018|
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Response from Renate T | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours, £5.50 to park all day at the railway station