At the top
of the tarmac path you'll step out into an open space with a variety of
An opt out
point here - turn left under the bridge and you'll be taken back to the
the opportunity to catch the cable car here and head off in a totally
We took a walk through time on Otober 16th.
Take a look at the pictures.
You can make it up to the Heights of Abraham adventure gardens, into the
caves - Great Masson Cavern and the Great Rutland Cavern - and Nestus
mine where you can experience what it was like to be a 17th Century lead
miner. And of course the views from Prospect Tower are absolutely amazing.
high vantages there's concrete proof of how the sea, volcanoes and ice
have shaped the local landscape...but more about that later.
is an adventure playground for people who thrive on adrenaline. The magnificent
limestone crags are perfect for rock climbers and boulderers. The River
Derwent which hugs tightly to the limestone is a choice spot for canoeists
and kayak enthusiasts. And one of Matlock Bath's more curious attractions
is that it lures hundreds of bikers who line the streets on a Sunday afternoon
shining and showing off their machines.
takes us away from the modern world though. We're taking a walk through
time where we'll be appreciating some of the geological, botanical and
historical riches of this area.
walking straight ahead to the cable car base station turn to your right
and you'll see the gate pictured above. This will take you onto another
easy climb again with a firm surface.