Tewkesbury Medieval Town

Tewkesbury Medieval Town

Tewkesbury has a rich heritage that spans more than 1000 years and the town’s architecture reflects the many periods of prosperity within the town. Tewkesbury has a mix of half-timbered medieval houses, Tudor buildings, Georgian properties and Victorian homes all sitting side by side. The town was once linked by a network of 90 alleyways that weaved in […]

Morgan Auto Coach Building Cars in Malvern

Morgan Auto Coach Building Cars in Malvern

Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan bought his first motor car in 1902 at the age of 21, designed and built his own car in 1909, and went into production a year later. Click here to read Morgan Motor’s history to the Second World War Morgan Auto to the present day With the Second World War over, many skilled workers returned to re-join the factory […]

Morgan Motors A Family Owned British Motor Car Manufacturer

Morgan Motors A Family Owned British Motor Car Manufacturer

Morgan Motors based in Malvern, assembles by hand around 1300 cars a year and employs about 160 craftsman. The visitor centre and museum exhibits the company’s history and there is a very popular guided tour of the factory showing the manufacturing process of this iconic sports car. The founder of Morgan Motors was Henry Fredrick Stanley Morgan, who was born in the village of Moreton Jeffries, […]

The Malvern Hills Habitat

The Malvern Hills Habitat

The Malvern Hills habitat is a semi natural land where a number of birds, rare animals and butterflies are found. Managing these areas to safeguard the Malvern Hills habitat means conservation is really important and there is a Wildlife Advisory Group comprising of people with eminent experience in specific fields of natural history. Aside from the common species that we will cover, there are some […]

The Malvern Hills Inspired Sir Edward Elgar

The Malvern Hills Inspired Sir Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar was born in Worcestershire and lived in and around Malvern and the Malvern Hills for many years. Edward Elgar was a renowned composer and it was the Malvern Hills that inspired many of his well-known compositions. From age 55 he lived in view of the Malvern Hills and was routinely seen cycling around the surrounding countryside and village lanes […]

The Malvern Hills History

The Malvern Hills History

When you come and visit the Malvern Hills and Common you will be impressed with the diverse terrain and the breathtaking scenery. Interestingly the Malvern Hills contains some of the oldest rocks in Britain and their craggy outline is reminiscent of the uplands further west into Wales. They have been described as a mountain range in miniature […]

Malvern Hills Worcester Beacon

Malvern Hills Worcester Beacon

The Malvern Hills Worcester Beacon is the highest summit offering magnificent views. The Malvern Hills Worcester Beacon referred to locally as ‘The Beacon‘, is the highest point of the Malvern Hills at 425 meters (1,394 ft/ 425m)  The Malvern Hills run about 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) north-south along the Herefordshire – Worcestershire border, but the Worcester Beacon is itself entirely within the county of Worcestershire and is […]

The Malvern Walking Festival

The Malvern Walking Festival

The Malvern Walking Festival has been an annual event for the past 13 years and offers walks of varying length and difficulty. This year (2016) the Malvern Walking Festival starts on Saturday 28th May and finishes on Sunday 5th June and walks range from a 1-mile heritage walk around Malvern to an energetic 31-mile walk along the Worcester Way, from […]

Malvern Well Dressing Annual Event

Malvern Well Dressing Annual Event

Malvern Well Dressing is held May Bank Holiday and has a different theme each year. Anyone can get involved in Malvern Well Dressing, so membership to Malvern Spa Association who organise the event is not a requirement. Anyone wanting to get involved simply completes a form requesting which water site they wish to ‘dress’ and the Association chooses individuals on a first […]

Bewdley Georgian Town

Bewdley Georgian Town

Bewdley is a lovely Georgian Town that sits on the river Severn, is the gateway to the beautiful Wyre Forest and is a great place to start a picturesque train journey on the Steam Valley railway. Bewdley Town Bewdley is described as one of the most perfect small Georgian towns in Worcestershire. There lots to do in Bewdley, including lovely river walks, […]

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