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  • JFugg
    Birmingham, UK46 contributions
    We went to the Malvern Hills for a couple of days as a young family. Despite a bit of moaning about hills the kids loved it. It’s so beautiful and the hills are well maintained and kept clean of rubbish which makes a significant difference.
    Written 14 February 2024
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  • Malvern Dragon
    Malvern Wells, UK3 contributions
    Tower tour recommended - fascinating stuff. Bellringing demo and chance to 'have a go' half -way up, followed by a visit to the roof. Not for the claustrophobic or unfit though!
    Written 28 November 2023
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  • Trek463820
    43 contributions
    Definitely worth the walk. The scenery is stunning. On a sunny day you can see for miles in all directions. Paths of different gradients and surfaces so sensible shoes required and bringing a water bottles with you is a good (plus a couple of hair clips in your pocket if a windy day!) Beautiful area.
    Written 24 June 2023
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  • KitorKat
    United Kingdom6 contributions
    Small and incredibly fascinating museum within the former Benedictine Abbey gatehouse. Entirely run by friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, it’s an amazing place, oozing history and full of stories of Malvern from the Devonian to present day. There is an option of using a handheld audio thingy or you can wander through at your own pace and read the information boards en route. We did both! There is a set of stairs up to the first floor but they are not too difficult. Upstairs has a wealth of information on local history, bicycle manufacturers, Morgan Motors, the rise of the spa town, Dickens, Darwin and Elgar. A superb place to spend 1 - 2 hours. Highly recommended.
    Written 16 October 2023
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  • karenboschcobb
    Friant, CA2 contributions
    On a September Saturday morning Nick gave a fascinating, informative, and fun history tour. He explained the geology of the Malvern Hills and took us by a fountain with pure water from the Malvern Hills. This water gave rise to the water cure in 1842. We learned about the two doctors who started the cure and many of the famous guests including Charles Darwin and his daughter, plus one scandal. We also heard about composer Edward Elgar, C.S. Lewis and his Narnia lamps. Nick's delivery was engaging and cordial.
    Written 23 September 2023
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  • Geoff H
    Sissinghurst, UK12,673 contributions
    The path up the Herefordshire Beacon (which is neither wheelchair nor pushchair friendly) is, in some places, gentle and, in others, fairly steep but the views from it are magnificent. Herefordshire Beacon is also known as The British Fort as there are the remains of an Iron Age hillfort. The original earthworks of the fort are still visible as large grassy banks. This is one place which should not be missed if you are visiting the Malvern Hills. Parking is available in a public car park (£5.00 for the day)
    Written 17 July 2023
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  • Paul B
    Basingstoke, UK30 contributions
    Took my granddaughter to her first panto
    We had a blast from start to finish
    Great family menu and festive drinks options that were tasty well presented good value
    Panto was a top class family show with lots of fun laughs and gags
    Sweet shop was well laid out and for once went out not feeling I was being ripped off
    All round great family experience and highly recommended
    Written 21 December 2023
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  • JFugg
    Birmingham, UK46 contributions
    It is a beautiful park, if we’d come as a couple I have no doubt this would be a 5* review. Plenty to walk around or sit quietly and admire the park. With the kids the play area is good, although some parts need a bit of maintenance and they could do with expanding for some older children as well. Overall a great park.
    Written 14 February 2024
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  • Steve Green
    Cheltenham, UK31 contributions
    A beautiful and interesting garden tucked away near the Malvern Hills. A hidden gem…but when you’ve been once you’ll want to visit again so we bought a season ticket and will be back to discover all the different snowdrops around the garden walk in Feb. National collection of Asters so Sept/Oct is a great time to see those.

    Good selection of Asters for sale and lots of succulents, some choice ones too.

    Friendly family atmosphere.

    Parking could limited at peak times,but we had no problems.

    Recommended.
    Written 7 November 2023
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  • lincolnhatter
    Lincoln, UK760 contributions
    Super example of a Victorian railway station with beautifully painted flourishes, currently undergoing renovation.
    Obviously as an engineering nerd I had to have a look at the "worm tunnel" that used to lead from the station to the Imperial Hotel, you can see the top from the railway bridge and the blocked off entrance on the platform.
    I can hear you all shouting NERD, but I don't care!!
    Written 23 July 2023
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  • Jamie L
    4 contributions
    Great day out ad part of a large group
    Plenty of activities on offer
    Fun for all age groups
    Highly recommend for birthdays or other celebrations
    Written 9 February 2024
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  • invictagunner
    england46 contributions
    Good quality snacks. Very convenient location. Can be a bit slow when busy or a group arrives. Overall well worth a visit.
    Written 27 January 2020
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