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Heights of Abraham

Sat Nav | SatNav-DE43NT, Park at Matlock Bath Railway Station Council Car Park, Matlock Bath DE4 3NT, England
+44 1629 582365
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Matlock Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Take a spectacular cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham, a unique hill top park. At the summit...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Take a spectacular cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham, a unique hill top park. At the summit you have free access to underground tours of 2 famous Show Caverns, Exhibitions, Woodland Walks, shops, Vista Restaurant & Bar all with stunning views across the Derwent Valley. Car/Coach parking at Matlock Bath Station Car Park. Group rates available.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

With breathtaking scenery I enjoy this trip very well. There are mining cave which you can know about the history about this place. The facilities are good where you can have a breakfast, lunch here. The toilet is clean and everything is good. Finally, you can buy beautiful souvenirs for your family and friends.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

a great way to spend an afternoon, especially if with young teenagers. A good blend of adventure and education the film show before going underground helps you make sense of what you see....and the history of the miners is especially well told. With all the additional facilities and attractions above ground, there really is something for everyone

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Been here a few times. Great day out. The cable car goes slow up the hill so it's good for people like me who get scared of heights. Good views on a clear day.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

From the start at the base winding house the staff were polite,interested and helpful, the entire site was nice and clean, the tour guide zac was enthused and knowledgeable. Well worth more than 1 visit.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The walk up to the top is probably more fun than the cable car if you're young and fit, plenty to do once you get to the top +beautiful veiws

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Still questioning the wisdom of our decision to queue for an our to spend in excess of £65 on a two minute Cable Car ride with a quarter of that being left dangling & motionless two thirds of the way up,(very unnerving). Thought the return journey might be a little more enjoyable but it wasnt. The charge for this should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a great day out. Really enthusiastic and interesting tour guide for the mines at the top, which made the mines at the bottom even more interesting. Fabulous veiws from the cable car and the top.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Found the caves really interesting, Our cave tour guide Gemma was brilliant. Cafe has great views, cable cars v good, well worth a visit!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Enjoyed the ride up in the Cable Car and great fun exploring the lead mines & caverns. Knowledgeable guides helped. Great views.

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south yorkshire
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

went as a party of 8 and our 2 children loved the experience. Broomstick making and the Halloween letter hunt were very well done.

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