The great outdoors feels as though it is just around every corner with many open spaces to explore from the magnificent Malvern Hills, the fertile plains of the Vale of Evesham, to the Forest of Wyre and the Cotswold Way.
The Malvern Hills AONB offers excellent cycling opportunities for people with different interests and a range of cycling abilities. Around the Hills themselves a network of country lanes pass through a variety of different landscapes from steep wooded hills to gently rolling farmland.
By Bike in the Foothills of the Malverns’ provides details of four different bike rides which explore the landscape, culture and heritage of the AONB. The routes differ in the distances covered and levels of difficulty, ranging from pleasant meanders along quiet country lanes to more hilly excursions with prolonged climbs. Routes 1, 2 and 3 take you to Colwall and Cradley, British Camp and Bromesberrow and Storridge and Knightwick, respectively. Route 4 is a combination of all of the above routes for those who are feeling energetic!
Guests will be spoiled for choice with a wealth of stunning National Trust properties and ornamental gardens nearby; Greyfriars House, Croome Court, Brockhampton Estate, Witley Court & Gardens, Eastnor Castle, Elgars Birthplace Museum (to name but a few!) are all within 10-20 mile radius
Visit the Morgan Motor Car factory in Malvern Link for a factory tour and a look around the Visitor Centre to see British car manufacturing at its best. Then take away your pre-booked Morgan car of your dreams and use it to enjoy the holiday routes on offer all around the stunning countryside of Worcestershire.
Events at Eastnor Castle (Steam Woodland Festival, Woodland Festival and Crafts) Welland Steam Rally, Three Choirs Festival, Jazz, Folk, Blues and Interantional Music Festivals in Upton upon Severn, even the GOLD CUP Festival at Cheltenham is within easy reach.
Malvern Theatre provides top class plays, shows, music and other entertainment throughout the year.
A Sainsbury’s local is just a 5 minute walk. Local bus stops are 2 minutes walk. 5 minutes drive to the nearest railway station. Only 50 minute drive from Birmingham City and Birmingham International Airport.
Elgar Birthplace Museum – is fascinating, full of memorabilia and documentation from his life. A Self-guided tour of the Elgar homes and historical sights with Elgar connections in Malvern is available.