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Heights of Abraham

Peak District’s most popular days out an attraction where stunning natural beauty is matched by human achievement, and the historic blends seamlessly with the futuristic.

With loads to do for young and the not so young

  • Cable car journey over the Derwent Valley
  • Tour of the Great Masson Cavern
  • Tour of the Great Rutland Cavern
  • 17th Century lead mining
  • Two exciting play areas for children of all ages, Woodland Adventureand Explorers Challenge
  • Climb the Victoria Prospect Tower to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Derwent Valley

Not forgetting the Shops, Play Areas, Picnic Spots including the Amphitheatre built from natural materials which blend into the hillside.
The focal point of the summit is the Tree Tops Visitor Centre where on the upper floor Vista Bar & Restaurant
provides a bright environment in which to enjoy a variety of meals throughout the day with stunning views down the Derwent Valley.
The floor to ceiling windows are opened, when weather permits, to provide ‘al fresco dining’. On the Ground floor the Terrace Caféis the perfect spot to sit with a cup of coffee
or have a light lunch with friends.
Sit and enjoy stunning views down the Derwent Valley from the floor to ceiling panoramic windows which open onto their own terraces when the weather permits.
Since originally opening to visitors in 1780 the Heights of Abraham is the Peak Districts oldest and one of its most appealing tourist destinations.

In recent times it has become famous for its landmark alpine style cable car system the first of its kind to be built in the British Isles.

When the cable car arrives at the summit visitors have free access to the unique blend of spectacular Underground Caverns, Exhibitions, Shops, Play Areas, Picnic Spots,

Café and Vista Restaurant all with stunning views in acres of beautiful woodland