Malvern Hills, Malvern WR14 4DG, UK
About Malvern Hills
The Malvern Hills are in the English counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire, dominating the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern. The highest summit affords a panorama of the Severn Valley, the hills of Herefordshire and the Welsh mountains, parts of thirteen counties, the Bristol Channel, and the cathedrals of Worcester, Gloucester and Hereford.
Attractions near Malvern Hills
Worcestershire Beacon, also popularly known as Worcester Beacon, or locally simply as The Beacon, is a hill whose summit at 425 metres is the highest point of the range of Malvern Hills that runs about 13 kilometres north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border, although Worcestershire Beacon itself lies entirely within Worcestershire. It was one of the beautiful trekking destination and also you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.
Malvern Museum is a small independent museum, Opened in 1980, run entirely by volunteers. Its collections include the geology of the Malvern Hills, material from the medieval priory, the history of the Malvern Water Cure, and Radar research at the local MoD establishments. Among the museum's exhibits are many local artefacts and archaeological findings dating from the Iron Age hill fort at the British Camp, to recent history.
Great Malvern Priory is one of the greater parish churches in the country and an active Anglican church with almost a thousand years of history. It was established in the year of 1085 and contains a fine collection of stained glass from the 15th century up to the 21st century, together with carved misericords from the 14th and 15th centuries and the largest collection of mediaeval floor and wall tiles. It also provides the venue for many concerts and other events.
Priory Park is a large Victorian park close to the town centre of Malvern. It consists of an ornate bandstand, Waterfowl Lake, enclosed children’s play area and a members bowling green. It was one of the iconic location where you can spend some good time in the middle of nature and also calm and quiet location.
North Hill is the second highest point of the range of Malvern Hills that runs about 13 kilometres north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border, although North Hill lies entirely within Worcestershire. It has an elevation of 397 metres, making it the highest point of the Worcestershire Way.
The Three Counties Showground is a showground site covering 90 acres, owned by the Three Counties Agricultural Society. The first show at the site was held in 1958 and was attended by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. It was home to the annual RHS Malvern Spring Festival and The annual Royal Three Counties Show takes place here.
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Worcestershire is a non-metropolitan administrative, ceremonial and historic county, located in the West Midlands region of England. The area that is now Worcestershire was absorbed into the unified Kingdom of England in 927, at which time it was constituted as a county.