The Malverns End to End - Day Walk

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Lowland and Hill Walks
Oct 19
2019

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£12.50
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12 miles of hilly terrain - approx. 800m total ascent

The Malvern Hills are popular with visitors all year round, offering great views and walks to suit all ages and abilities. Join TJ for this slightly more challenging than usual ramble along the ridge from Malvern to Ledbury.

We start our route at the bottom of the hills in the suburb of Malvern Link. From here the only way is up, climbing steadily to the imaginatively-named End Hill then following the spine of the hills up to the top of the Worcestershire Beacon, the highest point in the county. On a clear day you can see up to 13 counties from here!

The walk continues along the once fortified border between Herefordshire and Worcestershire, passing the Herefordshire Beacon or British Camp, site of an iron age hill fort, then the obelisk and castle at Eastnor Park before arriving in the delightful old town of Ledbury. After a drink in one of the pubs we'll head up to the station for the 20 minute journey back to the start point.

Getting there & parking

Malvern Link is served by regular trains from Birmingham, Hereford and London Paddington via Oxford. There are some parking spaces at the station which will cost £1 for the day and a further free car park at Victoria Park (WR14 2JY), about a 6-7 minute walk away.

Remember, this is a linear walk so you will need to buy a ticket to cover the return leg from Ledbury to Malvern Link. A single ticket costs £5.30.

Additional photo credits

Eastnor Obelisk cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Philip Halling - geograph.org.uk/p/6115466

The ridge of the Malvern Hills
Topograph on the Worcestershire Beacon, Malvern Hills
Eastnor Obelisk from Midsummer Hill, Malvern Hills
Half-timbered houses in Ledbury
The ridge of the Malvern Hills
Topograph on the Worcestershire Beacon, Malvern Hills
Eastnor Obelisk from Midsummer Hill, Malvern Hills
Half-timbered houses in Ledbury

Location

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