The Heights of Abraham Matlock Bath

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East Midlands

Matlock Bath, , DE4 3NT

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PreSchool, 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College

The Heights of Abraham provides a day out with a high educational value complying with the current National Curriculum. We have a unique blend of natural and social history, science, geology, technology and interpretation.

Listed under: Day Trip Destinations | Art and Design | Caves & Caverns | Historical Heritage | Museums | Outdoor Education | Parks and Gardens | Technology | Team Building | Walking Tours | Adventure Playgrounds | Tours and Trips | Design and Technology | English | Geography | ICT | Leisure and Tourism | Mathematics | Science | Wildlife and Nature Reserves

Group Sizes Catered For

We cater for groups of 15 or more, but may ask your party to split into smaller groups. To discuss availability further, please contact

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

We have recently worked alongside local teachers to make brand new educational resources that are exactly what a teacher is looking for to make their job easier. We have split the resources into key stage 1 and key stage 2. We are also happy to work with you to make other customized worksheets that you may require, please contact for more details:

The educational resources are downloadable FREE from our website on the Education page.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

Children and Teachers are permitted to take photos, video and audio for educational, personal, non-commercial use.

Risk Assessment Details

Group leaders are encouraged to take advantage of a free pre-visit and carry out their own risk assessment if necessary. Otherwise we do have a ready-made copy, also downloadable from our website on the Education? page.

Education Officer Information

Mr. Dominic Ainsworth

Please contact via e-mail with code UKST:

Pricing Information

Cable Car Ticket School Group Prices 2017 (15 or more)

Adult: £12.50

Child: £8.80

Accompanying Teacher FREE (one per 10 children)

Clothing Requirements

The caves are a constant 10*C so a jumper is advisable. There are good pathways and steps throughout the caverns, however sensible sturdy shoes are advisable, and no high heels! Trainers are ample.

First Aid Information

All our senior staff are first aid trained and contactable by any member of our team.

Available Facilities

There are shops selling a range of pocket money items up to £5, super play areas and numerous picnic spots to discover. We have an amphitheater and small marquee for schools to use as areas for packed lunches and outdoor learning.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

The Heights of Abraham makes every effort to ensure that as many areas as possible are accessible to all visitors, but please be aware that due to the natural gradient of the site and formation of the caverns certain areas of the estate are inaccessible to wheelchairs and people with mobility issues or of limited vision.

For more information please visit our website: Accessibility page

Opening Hours & Information

Opening Dates 2017

11th February - 26th February Daily

March (Weekends Only)

27 March - 5 November Daily

Please visit our website for more information.

Coach Driver Benefits:

Free Cable Car Ticket and refreshment voucher for Coach Driver.
Up to £10 off the price of parking (£10 will cover 1 days? worth)

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