Heights of Abraham
Heights of Abraham is a major tourist attraction in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England Sat-Nav DE43NT. It consists of a hilltop park on top of Masson Hill, accessed by a Gondola cable car from the village. Amongst the attractions in the park, which has been open since Victorian times, are cavern and mine tours. The cable car was opened in 1984 and is the first ever alpine cable car in Britain. The route is 568 metres (1,864 ft) long and climbs 169 metres (554 ft).
There are two caves at the Heights of Abraham. Great Masson Cavern was previously mined for fluorspar and also in the early days its valuable lead ore. The Great Rutland Cavern was previously mined for lead and other minerals.
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