Heights of Abraham (Derbyshire) Reviews
Description:Cable cars, caverns, and hilltop park.
Newest Review: ... over the valley which takes approximatley 10 minutes. There are 12 cable cars that run over two lines and your cable car stops half way to let the other passengers off. On arrival at the top there are several different things to see and do. **Hilltop park and views** The heights of abraham sit at nearly 1000 feet high so the views are spectacular. There are steps down to a graveled area ... more
Customer Heights of Abraham (Derbyshire) Reviews (2)
by - written on 30/10/09 (Very useful, 149 readings)
I live in Derbyshire and frequently drive through Matlock Bath and see the cable cars above, but I had never actually been to or wanted to go to The Heights of Abraham. This is partly because I'm scared of heights and I think that there are so many more attractions in Derbyshire that I would rather spend my money on. Anyway to cut a long story short I won 2nd prize in the school raffle and yes you've guessed it the prize was a family ticket to The Heights of Abraham. So I put on a brave face and took the children in the summer holidays. **Background info** The Heights of Abraham first opened to the public back in 1780 and today is still a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/10/09 (Very useful, 464 readings)
Just as I once went to Tasmania 'just' to go to the Cadbury Factory, I went to Matlock Bath 'just' to visit their cable car. I love cable cars. A lot. There's something so wonderful about swinging about in the wind in a tin can as they yank you up or down a hill, marvelling the view below. Recently in Taxco they had a cable car that had beautiful views of the silver mining town. In Cairns you can take one that soars you about the rain forest. Barcelona's pulls you over the beach. At this one up the road from me, the view is of the lovely British Rail car park and A-roads below, but still. The Heights of Abraham is a tourist attraction located in Matlock Bath, ... Read the complete review
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