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A great day out!

We really enjoyed a full day out here with out 5.5yr old. Lots to do and see. A balcony view for... read more

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Wing, United Kingdom
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very interesting

Nice place to spend the day wonderful views on a good day. knowledge of guides was very interesting.

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Adrienne N
Cwmbran, 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
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Reviewed today via mobile

We really enjoyed a full day out here with out 5.5yr old. Lots to do and see. A balcony view for lunch makes it even more special!

Thank Angelfishiez
Reviewed today

Nice place to spend the day wonderful views on a good day. knowledge of guides was very interesting.

Thank Adrienne N
Reviewed today via mobile

Visited the Heights of Abraham with my grandchildren aged 11 and 13 on a hot summers day and it was a very nice way of spending time. The cable car ride which we loved was too short but at the sum it we had a...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed today

Allow yourself a few hours for this attraction. The main car park is at Matlock Bath Railway Station and you buy the car park ticket for how ever many hours you expect to be there - overstay and you can be fined. The queue for...More

Thank Clive C
Reviewed today

This is a great way to spend an afternoon with the family. The cable cars are a great way to get to the top of the hill. On top you can enjoy lovely views and there are a couple of playgrounds for the kids. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Justyna R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a disappointment. After the cable car ride there is nothing much to do. If you want lunch or a coffee then it takes ages to be served. Willing, friendly cafe staff, but suffers from a lack of organisation.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I researched online and it said on The Heights of Abraham web site that Blue Peter badge holders are free this year to celebrate 60 years of the show. Having got ours circa 1974, and still have them, we wore them and got in free.........More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have got season passes and go here regularly. Our children love it. Especially the ice cream and play parks.

Thank Robertjones1563
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit as long as you have a head for heights! The cable car ride is amazing with some incredible views and gulp worthy moments..... this is Derbyshire's oldest attraction, but it doesn't feel that way.... modern visitors centre stroke cafe with...More

1  Thank MaxJenna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited whilst passing through for a overnight stay in Matlock, bought the tickets on line paying nearly £30 to find out when we got there the cable cars were not operating due to high winds, so we had to walk up the hill. This was...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 r t | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours, £5.50 to park all day at the railway station