Carsington Water

Peak District Attractions

Carsington Water

Carsington Water is a large Reservoir just between Wirksworth and Ashbourne. The reservoir has been a very popular visitor attraction since being opened by the Queen in 1992. The lively visitor centre provides a wide range of facilities. These include shops selling souvenirs, craft items, books etc.  There is also a cafe and a restaurant.
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Pooles Cavern

Take a Journey beneath the earth with expert guides, explore the vast limestone caverns and see how crystal stalactites and stalagmites have lined the chambers of Pooles Cavern over millions of years.

The Heights of Abraham

Matlock Cable Car System The Heights of Abraham opened in 1780  and has always been one of Peak District’s most popular destinations. Originally the Heights of Abraham was reached on foot and required visitors to scale the steep slopes of Masson Hill.