The Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham

Overview

18 miles

Ride high above the Derwent Valley in an alpine-style cable car explore the famous caverns at the top.

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What makes it special

  • One of the Peak District's most popular destinations
  • Stunning views of the Derwent Valley
  • Places to eat, drink and shop

Price

Adult £17.00        
Child (5-16 years) £11.50       
Family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children) £52.00  
Family of 5 (2 adults & 3 children) £57.00  
Senior (60+)  £13.50    
Senior Family (2 seniors & 2 children) £48.00

Guide Book £3.00       

Hostels nearby

The Heights of Abraham

Matlock Bath , DE4 3NT

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 29269 58642

Lat/Lng: 53.124152, -1.5640834

Contact information

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Heights of Abraham

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Rising from the valley floor, the cable cars give you stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District.

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