Heights of Abraham

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Heights of Abraham: At almost a thousand feet the Heights is home to some of the most stunning views of the Derwent Valley and beyond to Matlock and the wider Peak District. Since 1984 a visit begins with a journey on Britains first alpine style cable car system. At the tops visit 60 acres of Woodland hillside on the historic leadmining sites, visit the show caverns, the masson and rutland caverns and find the answers to all your questions about the history of the site in the exhibition areas.

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There are frequent bus services to Matlock Bath from all the major surrounding towns and cities. This includes the hourly transpeak service from Nottingham, Derby and Buxton with less frequent links from Manchester.


There are hourly Monday to Saturday train services to Matlock Bath from Derby and on weekdays from Nottingham. An hourly Saturday service from Nottingham will commence during summer 2009. On Sundays direct trains operate from Nottingham and Derby every two hours. The cable car station is a three minute walk from Matlock Bath station.


Situated on the A6, 18 miles north of Derby. Signposted from M1 junction 28 and A6 approach roads. The closest car parks are all local authority pay and display. The main car park is by the Matlock Bath railway station only a short walk away. Please Note that during holiday times this car park can get very busy and alternative car parking can be found in the Temple Car Park as you enter the village from the south and the Artists Corner Car Park as you approach the village from the north.


Opening times (21 March - 30 September):
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open until dusk at weekends and in high season.

Opening times (1 October - 1 November):
-10:30 AM - 4:00 PM10:30 AM - 4:00 PM10:30 AM - 4:00 PM10:30 AM - 4:00 PM10:30 AM - 4:00 PM-

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Address: The Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PD, UK.
Phone: +44 1629 582365
Email: office@heightsofabraham.com

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