The Heights of Abraham
Ride high above the Derwent Valley in an alpine-style cable car explore the famous caverns at the top.
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
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
Other things to do nearby
Rising from the valley floor, the cable cars give you stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District.
A dramatic site crammed with ancient tropical reefs, rocks and minerals, centuries of industrial history and abundant wildlife. Visit the Stone Centre website
A lovingly restored period village that is also home to the National Tramway Museum and its world renowned archives. Travel on one of the many working trams. Visit when there is a special
Cratcliffe Tor provides some of the area's most popular grit-stone climbs.
The nearby Carsington Water offers equipment hire and a range of courses in sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and powerboating for absolute beginners through to instructors.
Carsington Reservoir gives you a great chance to get out on the water.
Visit Britain’s newest reservoir and explore the trails through spectacular scenery. It offers a lovely day out for all the family with a children's play area, visitor centre, watersport centre
8 miles This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District. Visit the website
This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District.
A circular route taking in stunning Lathkill Dale can be tailored to your walking level.
Travel to Carsington Water for their gently undulating eight mile off-road trail around the reservoir, or take on one of the 'Dark Peak' routes for a full day of challenging mountain biking.
The nearby Tissington Trail winds its way gently through beautiful White Peak countryside. Take the opportunity to visit historic Tissington village with its stately home, duck-pond and tearooms.
The River Derwent at Matlock hosts a grade 2 rapids course, with 35 permanent slalom gates in place and floodlights for darker evenings. Contact Matlock Canoe Club for details.
The stately home and 1000 acre park of the Duke of Devonshire.
7 miles Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town.
Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town. You'll find great shopping, plenty of spaces to relax and the famous Bakewell Pudding confection.