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How to Find Us

The Heights of Abraham is located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales in the picturesque village of Matlock Bath. Please note that there is now a new pedestrian access walkway to the cable car base station along the River Derwent. The walkway is located directly in front of Matlock Bath railway station (Station car park).


The Heights of Abraham
Dale Road
Derbyshire DE4 3NT 


For up to date information about visiting the Heights by wheelchair please visit our access page by clicking here

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By Train

We are just a short walk (around 400m) from Matlock Bath station. There are hourly Monday to Saturday train services to Matlock Bath from Derby, Long Eaton, Beeston and Nottingham. On Sundays direct trains operate from Nottingham Beeston, Long Eaton and Derby every two hours.

Please note that the previous access walkway to the Heights cable car station (across the railway line) has now closed and a new access walkway along the Derwent River is now in use. The new access route is in front of the railway station and a few metres to the left. 

Terms: Present your valid rail ticket(s) to Matlock Bath for that day. Offer is valid for full price Adult, Child and Senior Cable Car Prices and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

By Bus

There are frequent bus services to Matlock Bath from all the major surrounding towns and cities. Both 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!
    Show your Transpeak ticket for a brilliant 20% off our Cable Car!
    Terms: Present your valid Ticket(s) for the day of your visit or Transpeak travel pass. Offer is valid for full paying Adult, Child and Senior. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • The Sixes 6.1 Trent Barton service running between Derby and Bakewell
    Use a Zigzag or Mango & SAVE 20%.  CLICK HERE for a route map
    Terms: Present your valid Zigzag Ticket(s) for the day of your visit or Mango card. Offer is valid for full paying Adult, Child and Senior. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

  • From Sheffield City Centre, take the X17 to Matlock, which runs every 30 minutes during the day, and then hop on the local Matlock to Matlock Bath 6.1, which runs every 30 minutes. For more information please go to South Yorkshire Passenger Transport

  • Yourbus 110,111,140 & 141 service running from Matlock, Alfreton, Ripley and Ashbourne. 
    Save 20% with bus ticket or Genie card. 
    Terms: Present your valid Ticket(s) or Genie Card. Offer is valid for full paying Adult, Child and Senior. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Bus information: 0871 200 22 33 Derbyshire County Council Public Travel.

By Car


Situated on the A6, 18 miles north of Derby. Signposted from M1 junction 28 and A6 approach roads. The closest car parks are all local authority pay and display. The main car park is by the Matlock Bath railway station only a short walk away (around 400m). A new access walkway along the river Derwent is now in operation, so that visitors no longer have to cross the railway line to walk to the Cable car station. The new walkway is in front of the Railway station in the station car park. 

PLEASE NOTE: The pay and display machines in the village are coin only. Please ensure you have change. During holiday times the railway station car park can get very busy, alternative car parking can be found in the Temple Car Park as you enter the village from the south and the Artists Corner Car Park as you approach the village from the north.  For more information about parking, including charges, please see: Derbyshire Dales District Council.

By Coach

Use Find a Coach Holiday and please mention The Heights of Abraham if you are making a booking.