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Heights of Abraham Cable Cars, Caverns & Hilltop Park
Matlock Bath
Derbyshire

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The Heights of Abraham is a unique Hilltop Park set on top of a dramatic limestone gorge, amid great natural beauty. Access is via a Cable Car ride from the valley floor. Your visit will include guided tours down two famous show caverns; The Great Rutland Cavern depicts the dramatic story of a 17th cenury lead miner and his family's working day. The tour in the Great Masson Cavern begins with a short film presentation showing the formation of the cavern before venturing deeper underground.

Woodland walks; interpretive displays including the new 'Who + Why = What' exhibition; play and picnic areas and the Victoria Prospect Tower. Enjoy spectacular views of the Derbyshire Dales whilst having a snack in the newly restyled Hi Café.

Opening Times:
12 - 20 Feb: daily, 10am ­ 4.30pm
26 Feb -­ 20 March: weekends only, 10am ­ 4.30pm
21 March -­ 30 October: daily, 10am ­ 5pm (later in high season)

Details

Nearest UK Airport: East Midlands
Discount for Groups: Yes - 20+
Admission Price: Adults: £9
Children: £5.50
Senior Citizens: £6.75
Catering: Restaurant (limited opening)/Café

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