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.
This all-squeezing, cake-loving, tea-drinking band of lovely talented ladies has enthralled audiences across the country, in village halls, ballrooms, festivals, fetes, parties, piers and pavilions. Discover the unexpected sounds of multiple accordions played with sensitivity, versatility and fun! Playing at Colwall and Worcester.
Celebrating the apple (and pear) harvest and the start of cider/perry making season. Loads of events in and around the village of Much Marcle. Plus a cycle ride from Ledbury on the Sunday.
Newly released, the Golden Fire app “pulls together the rich history of cider production in Herefordshire with an up-to-date guide to all the ciders being made in the county today”.
The app includes a useful map. Good stuff – for Android devices currently, Apple iOS to follow soon.
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.