Lots of questions to ask before you visit us? Then take a look here and hopefully we can put your mind at rest and help you plan your day.
The cable cars run continuously all day. There is no need to book, just purchase your ticket from our ticket office on the day.
Yes, but they should be folded or compacted before you board.
For full details please see the 'Times & Tickets' page.
Not at the moment...
Opening times are shown on the 'Times & Tickets' page. The cable cars run continuously all day. Last cavern tours and return cable cars are advertised at the cable car Base Station each day.
Tours run between every 15 mins to every hour depending on the time of year. Call 01629 582365 ext 220 for details.
The average visit to the Heights of Abraham is 5 hours. Please see our 'See and Do' page to find out how to make the most of your day.
Yes, The Heights of Abraham is a private estate and has been for over 200 years. As there is no public right of way within the grounds a ticket can be bought for pedestrian access. If you are considering walking up, the hillside is very steep so please make sure you are fit and well enough to do so.
Dogs are permitted in the following areas on a lead:
1. On the Cable Cars
2. In the grounds of the Hilltop Park
Dogs are not allowed in the following areas:
1. In the caves
2. In any of the buildings at the Heights of Abraham
3. In any of the play areas
Yes, each car can accommodate 1 chair, for further details please read our 'Accessibility' page
The Heights of Abraham does not have its own car park, however there are 4 PAY & DISPLAY car parks in Matlock Bath operated by the Derbyshire Dales District Council giving a capacity of 670 car parking spaces. The nearest one to the Cable Car base station is the Matlock Bath Railway Car Park, which also has coach parking and is only 400 metres away.
No, the natural formation of the caverns is such that they are not suitable for pushchairs. Pushchairs can be left in the Great Masson Pavilion and collected on your return.
Please be aware that we do not accept responsibility for pushchairs, personal property or dogs left unattended whilst visiting The Heights of Abraham.
The caves are a constant 10C so a jumper is advisable. There are good pathways and steps throughout the caverns, however sensible sturdy shoes are advisable, and no high heels!