An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Malvern Hills form a 9-mile range of ancient rock, which offers 100 miles of footpaths and bridleways with natural springs and spectacular views in all directions is an excellent centre for both long and short holidays.
The Malvern Hills 3.4 million people visit The Malvern’s every year ! There is so much to discover. We are a short 10 minute walk into Great Malvern’s bustling town centre where you can discover many shops, pubs, coffee shops, bars and a choice of restaurants, as well as the renowned Malvern Theatre/Cinema.
We have a list of good places to eat in our information pack. Among them are :- The Inn at Welland is a 1 Star Michelin restaurant. The Fig Tree, for light lunch or pre- Theatre meals. The Swan at Hanley Swan a gastro pub/breakfast/lunch or dinner.
Walking on our wonderful Malvern Hills
Enjoy your day
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Malvern Hills form a 9-mile range of ancient rock, which offers 100 miles of footpaths and bridleways with natural springs and spectacular views in all directions.
Lots of paths from gentle strolls to all day hicks along the ridges of these beautiful hills.
THEATRE and other Venues
Malvern Theatre and its Cinema has a well deserved reputation for good shows and films. Elmslie House also has a wide programme of music events. Upton on Severn holds a Jazz festival once a year which is very well attended. Some of the most fun and innovative bands, artists, and musicians flock to our district for its creative energy and diverse music scene. Take the opportunity to experience it all up close and personal. We promise you won’t regret it.
For those car buffs:-
The Morgan Car Factory is in Malvern (3 minutes drive) and 2hour factory tours can be arranged by contacting Morgan prior to your visit, you can also arrange to drive a Morgan !
Great shows/ Music & Films
Malvern has unique history, dramatic countryside and close proximity to numerous places of interest offer plenty for all visitors to discover.
A number of National Trust properties, gardens and vineyards are within easy reach, including Croome, which has Capability Browne's first ever garden.
Great Malvern dates back to the Bronze Age and is situated on the eastern side of the dramatic Malvern Hills. The town holds antique and craft fairs, farmers’ markets and many auctions throughout the year, as well as the Great Malvern Food Festival in June.
Malvern has many individual shops, cafes, art galleries and restaurants and a luxurious spa.
Malvern Theatres has an extensive programme throughout the year including productions from the West End and the Royal Shakespeare Company, musicals, and dance, to world-renowned musicians and orchestras; the associated cinema screens new releases.
In June Ledbury hosts an annual Poetry Festival. It is just a short drive to the Three Counties Showground which hosts regular events – most notably RHS Malvern (May), The Royal Three Counties Show (June) and the Malvern Autumn Show (September). Worcester, one of the Three Choirs Festival cities.
Easy access to the M5 and M50 motorways brings other places within reach, Monmouth and the Forest of Dean.
Convenient rail and bus links enable days out without a car. A great holiday destination at any time of year.
Close by is the Three Counties Showground, which holds many exhibitions and shows throughout the year, including the RHS Malvern Spring & Autumn Festivals and the Royal Three Counties Show, Flea market’s and Collectors Fairs