Welcome to MalvernTrail

A chance to enjoy the natural and cultural delights of the countryside and towns on and around the Malvern Hills, easily accessible in the Heart of England and also in reach of Welsh border country.

MalvernTrail information pages have moved to a more mobile friendly WordPress format from its original style.  Some links will still need checking at summer 2015 – use the navigation bar or the back button if you hit old pages. Note: we’ve left some of the photo albums alone.

The events listings are for locals and visitors alike. News items appear here sporadically, also check local social media reporting on News Trail (can be slow to load). See below for the latest news and events.

Contributions are welcome – see the About page.

Old photo albums

Ones in updated format are in the main menu, under Malvern Hills.

And just in case of WordPress problems: the original MalvernTrail site map.


Recently added

Big Apple Blossomtime

Annual Blossomtime celebration takes place over the May Day bank holiday weekend,  mainly around the village of Putley near Ledbury.

Cider tastings, apple teas etc Sunday and Monday at Putley Village Hall – Cider and Perry Trials take place on the Saturday.

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Double butterfly pleasure

First grayling butterfly spot of the year, but a good one, on the Malverns of course. Two attached graylings flew by and landed on the path just in front of me (about 2pm today). They were still there, intertwined, when I left 20 minutes later.  This was a minute or two after seeing two gatekeepers doing pretty much the same thing, and flying in front of me when I moved, still attached.

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Active Breaks in Colwall

Cycling, walking, running? The Colwall Park Hotel has introduced an Active Breaks package, to provide a perfect base whether you’re training for an event or just wanting to get the refreshing countryside air in your lungs.

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Today on the Malverns – frozen fungi

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