View from the Vista restaurant

Getting Here & Travel Info

The Heights of Abraham
Dale Road
Matlock Bath
Derbyshire DE4 3NT

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Getting Here

You can claim 20% off your cable car tickets when you travel by bus or rail. Book your cable car ticket in advance HERE then show your bus or rail ticket when you arrive to validate your preferential rate. 

You can plan your route by public transport by visiting our page on Good Journey. 

By Train

We are just a short walk from Matlock Bath train station. There are hourly Monday to Saturday train services to Matlock Bath from Derby, Long Eaton, Beeston and Nottingham. Trains are every two hours on Sundays. Use the trainline to book your tickets to Matlock Bath and book your Cable Car tickets online via this website. 

Discover more about a trip to the Heights via the scenic Derwent Valley line - Click here.

By Bus

There are frequent bus services to Matlock Bath from all the major surrounding towns and cities. Bus services stop very close to our cable car Base Station.

  • The Transpeak High Peak Buses service running hourly between Derby and Manchester stopping right outside our entrance!
  • The Sixes 6.1 Trent Barton service running between Derby and Bakewell
  • The Stagecoach X17 travels from Sheffield to Matlock Bath. See the timetable here: X17 Timetable 

By Car


We are situated on the A6, 18 miles north of Derby. Unfortunately, due to the Heights being situated on a steep hilltop, we do not have our own car park. The closest car park is the train station car park, which is operated by the council.

During the school holidays, the car parks in Matlock Bath can get very busy, alternative car parking information can be found here.

By Coach

Please see our Coach Operators page for details. 

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