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Eastnor Obelisk - Things to Know Before Visiting

Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1ES, UK


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About Eastnor Obelisk

The obelisk is a monument to various distinguished members of the Somers Cocks family. This prominant 90ft monument is visible for miles around and carries four inscriptions.

Attractions Near Eastnor Obelisk

Midsummer Hill
Midsummer Hill0.88km from Eastnor Obelisk

Midsummer Hill is situated in the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometers north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. It is the site of an Iron Age hill fort that spans Midsummer Hill and Hollybush Hill. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned by Natural England.

Raggedstone Hill
Raggedstone Hill1.61km from Eastnor Obelisk

Raggedstone Hill is situated on the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometres north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. Raggedstone Hill lies close to the borders of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. It has an elevation of 254 meters. The northern flank of the hill lies on the southern side of the Hollybush pass, from where its summit is a brisk 15–20 minutes steep walk from the nearby Hollybush car park.

Eastnor Castle
Eastnor Castle1.96km from Eastnor Obelisk

A dynamic and beautiful castle situated in a 5000-acre estate in the Malvern Hills within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The castle, surrounded by a lake, deer park, and arboretum, with magnificent views of the rolling Herefordshire countryside, is the home of the Hervey-Bathurst family. The twelve guest castle bedrooms – eleven doubles and one large single, four with four-poster beds – have been individually designed with style. It is the perfect place for castle weddings, romantic sta

British Camp Hill Fort
British Camp Hill Fort2.33km from Eastnor Obelisk

British Camp is an Iron Age hill fort located at the top of Herefordshire Beacon in the Malvern Hills. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned and maintained by Malvern Hills Conservators. One of the iconic attractions in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.

Herefordshire Beacon
Herefordshire Beacon2.33km from Eastnor Obelisk

The Herefordshire Beacon is one of the hills of the Malvern Hills. It is surrounded by a British iron age hill FORTS, earthwork known as British camp. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature. On the eastern slope of Herefordshire Beacon, there is a disused reservoir, British Camp Reservoir, which holds approximately 213,000 cubic metres.

Little Malvern Priory
Little Malvern Priory3.12km from Eastnor Obelisk

Little Malvern Priory is a 12th century Benedictine Priory located next to Little Malvern Court. The site is now occupied by house named Little Malvern Court, which has limited public opening. The present building comprises a medieval chancel and crossing tower, and a modern west porch on the site of the east bays of the nave. The transepts and the two chapels flanking the choir are in ruins. The grade I listed Little Malvern Priory church, dedicated to St Giles, is adjacent.

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Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council. It is bordered by Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire to the east, Gloucestershire to the south-east, and the Welsh counties of Monmouthshire and Powys to the west.