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Destination: Malvern Tours

Malvern
Description: Central region with rolling hills and quaint town
Region: Central England
Pronounced: mol-vern
Time to spend here: 2 hours - half day
Nature loversWalking fanatics
Malvern, Central England
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Nestled in the beautiful rolling Malvern Hills, the Victorian Spa-town of Great Malvern’s steep rambling streets and tree lined avenues still retain an air of refinement from the Victorian era.  More than the town itself though, it is the surrounding countryside that draws people here now. The Malvern Hills have been described as a mountain range in miniature, the eight mile ridge containing some of the oldest rocks in Britain, With a myriad of trails and  18 peaks to climb it is a walkers delight. In the Malvern Hills you can enjoy walking, horse riding, mountain biking, hang-gliding, climbing and fishing.
Local Activities
Great Malvern Priory Church
Great malvern Priory Church, Malvern
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Great Malvern Priory ChurchGreat Malvern Priory Church was founded as a Benedictine priory in 1085. The priory contains some fine Gothic architecture, medieval stained glass and wall tiles.
The Malvern Theatre of Small Convenience
Malvern Theatre of Small Convenience
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Great Malvern Priory ChurchThe Malvern Theatre of Small Convenience is the smallest theatre in the world. It can seat up to 12 in its audience and is home to puppetry, poetry, music and monologues.
Eastnor Castle
Eastnor Castle, Malvern
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Eastnor CastleEastnor Castle is a fairytale Georgian Castle set Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Malvern Hills. It is also surrounded by a deer park, arboretum and lake.
What can I see in the area?
Worcester Cathedral
Worcester Cathedral
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Worcester CathedralWorcester Cathedral was begun in 1084. A magnificent sight, it rises majestically above the River Severn and has been the seat of a bishopric since the Seventh Century, where it was served by monks until the Reformation.
The Commandery
The Commandery, Worcester
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Great Malvern Priory ChurchThe Commandery is a splendid 15th century timber-framed building, which was once the headquarters of King Charles II’s army during the battle of Worcester in 1651. Today it houses the only museum on the English Civil War. 
Edward Elgar Museum
York Minster, York
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Great Malvern Priory ChurchThe Edward Elgar Museum gives a fascinating insight into the life and works of one of Britain’s greatest composers.
Cricket
Cricket game, Worcester Cricket Ground
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Eastnor CastleEven if you know nothing of the English sport of cricket, the stadium where Worcestershire play the game throughout the summer is one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the country surrounded by the Severn river and beautiful cathedral.
Multi-attraction Passes Recommended for this destination:
CADW Pass
National Trust Pass

National Trust Pass
This is a great base for exploring:
Cotswolds
Transport options in this area: Malvern's surrounding area is what really makes it worth visiting for which a vehicle is needed.
Did you know:
The Malvern Hills inspired Edward Elgar to write 'Land of Hope and Glory'!
Quote:
"One of the goodliest views in England"
John Evelyn
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