Orchard Side Malvern B&B Gallery

Orchard Side Malvern B&BOrchard Side, Malvern B&B, is located in the beautiful village of Hanley Swan and close to the scenic Malvern Hills.

Pictures paint a thousand words, so when you are searching for a Malvern B&B, you won’t go far wrong choosing Orchard Side as your ‘escape to the country’. Gigi and Neil are sure that once you’ve gone through this gallery of their personal photographs and video’s, you will want to get your boots on and take to the hills! Hanley Swan itself is a quintessential English village with a picturesque duck pond, village green, and majestic oak tree. An evening meal at the village pub will round of your stay at Orchard Side Bed and Breakfast, especially after an exhilarating walk on The Malvern Hills.

Orchard Side Bed and Breakfast is a popular Malvern B&B choice.

Orchard Side’s beautiful Garden in June 2015

‘The Girls’ at Orchard Side – Malvern B&B

The Orchard Side Bed and Breakfast ‘Hen Party’ arrived in August 2015. We have never owned chickens before so found having them around great fun, and of course, fresh eggs every day makes cooking up breakfast, a pleasure for Neil. Their names are: Black Betty, a Rhode Rock, Pricilla White, an Amber and Monica is a Ranger.

Fresh Eggs from our girls
Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Garbiella cheeky Girl
Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Black Betty
Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Pricilla White
Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Monica
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The Girls!
At Orchard Side Malvern B&B

The Malvern Hills

The Malvern Hills are about 5 miles from Orchard Side Malvern B&B, so this is the perfect base for exploring this range of hills. There are so many varied walks across the 8-mile spine of the Malvern Hills, so you will not run out of trails to follow. You can read about the history of the Malvern Hills and the surrounding area on our Blog.

Gorgeous View of the Malvern Hills
Gorgeous View of the Malvern Hills close to our Malvern B&B
Morning Mist on the Malvern Hills
Morning Mist on the Malvern Hills close to Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Artistic View from the Malvern Hills
Artistic View from the Malvern Hills close to Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Bluebells on the Malvern Hills
Bluebells on the Malvern Hills in May are a feast to the eyes and to the East is Orchard Side Malvern B&B
The Malvern Hills Carpet of Bluebells
The Malvern Hills Carpet of Bluebells in May is gorgeous and not far from Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Autumn View of the Malvern Hills
Autumn View of the Malvern Hills which is close to our Malvern B&B
Wings at the Malvern Hills
The Malvern Hills provide the perfect location to fly like a bird. Orchard Side Malvern B&B
The Gorgeous Malvern Hills
Orchard Side Malvern B&B in Hanley Swan is the ideal location to stay to enjoy the Malvern Hills
The Reservoir at the Malvern Hills
Great view of the Reservoir at the Malvern Hills which is not far from our Malvern B&B
The Green Green Grass of Home
The Malvern Hills offer magnificent walking and our Malvern B&B in Hanley Swan is just a few minutes drive from Malvern
Walk the peaks of the Malvern Hills
Walk the peaks of the Malvern Hills and see the panoramic views of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, and Worcestershire, all close to our Malvern B&B
The ups and downs of the Malvern Hills
Our Malvern B&B in Hanley Swan is an ideal location for walking the Malvern Hills

 

 

 

 

 

The Village of Hanley Swan

Neil has been the Pond Warden at Hanley Swan Pond since 2009 and instigated some massive improvements on a totally voluntary basis. You can read more about this fantastic project at our other website Hanley Swan Pond.

The Swan Pub at Hanley Swan in Winter
Local pub The Swan is a 2-minute walk from our Malvern B&B
Phipps The Butcher at Hanley Swan
Local Butcher in Hanley Swan close to our Malvern B&B
Hanley Swan Pond
Hanley Swan Pond is the pride of our village and is 2 minutes from Orchard Side Bed Malvern B&B
Hanley Swan Village Green
The Hanley Swan Village Green and Old Oak Tree is a short walk from our Malvern B&B
A regular visitor to Hanley Swan Pond
A regular visitor to Hanley Swan Pond and just 2 minutes walk from our Malvern B&B
Baby Ducklings at Hanley Swan Pond
Baby Ducklings at the Hanley Swan pond, just a few minutes walk from our Malvern B&B
The magestic Heron at Hanley Swan Pond
The majestic Heron at Hanley Swan Pond just a few minutes walk from our Malvern B&B
The Annual Bikers Visit in Hanley Swan
The Annual Bikers Visit Hanley Swan just a stone throw from our Malvern B&B
The Swan Inn
Local Gastro pub in Hanley Swan near to our Malvern B&B
The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn at Hanley Swan close to Orchard Side Malvern B&B
The Swan at Hanley Swan
Just a few hundred yards from Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Summertime at Hanley Swan Pond
Hanley Swan Pond June 2015 near our Malvern B&B
The Swan Kitchen Inn
Near to Orchard Side Malvern B&B

 

The Value of Giving at Hanley Swan Pond

We have a great ‘working party’ helping Neil in 2017 to help keep the pond ship shape. Huge thanks to Nick, Alison, Mike and Ron from Welland who have all given their time to get the pond ready for the spring. When you come and visit Orchard Side Malvern B&B you will appreciate the hard work that goes into keeping such a beauty spot, looking beautiful!

Hanley Swan working party for 2017
Neil and Gigi from Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Neil is always happiest in his waders
Neil from Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Many hands make light work
Orchard Side Malvern B&B just 2 minutes from Hanley Swan pond
Pond clearance ready for the spring
Neil from Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Hanley Swan pond tidy up
Orchard Side Malvern B&B is close to Hanley Swan Pond
Quick trip to the dump
Village members help Neil from Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Nick, Alison, Mike Ron and Neil
Neil from Orchard Side Malvern B&B and the 2017 working party
New duck sign for the village!!

Worcestershire Surrounding Countryside

When you visit the area you will not be short of places and countryside to visit. There are a number of local towns and tourist attractions that we have listed on our Blog to make it easier for you to plan your visit and see some of the very best sights of the area.

View of Worcester Cathedral
View of Worcester Cathedral which is close to our Malvern B&B
View of the River Severn from Worcester Bridge
View of the River Severn from Worcester Bridge which is not far from our Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Spring Blossom by Worcester Cathedral
Spring Blossom by Worcester Cathedral not far from Hanley Swan, Malvern and Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Spring Daffodills not far from our Malvern Bed & Breakfast
Spring Daffodils not far from Hanley Swan, Malvern and Orchard Side Malvern B&B
Asparagus Fields at Redmarley
Asparagus Fields at Redmarley near our Malvern B&B
Glovers Needle stands proud by Worcester Cathedral
Glovers Needle stands by Worcester Cathedral near to our Malvern B&B
Barge entering Diglis Lock in Worcester
Barge entering Diglis Lock in Worcester near to our Malvern B&B
Interesting destinations in and around Malvern
There are so many interesting places to visit in and around Malvern - Ledbury, Tewkesbury, Upton Upon Severn, Pershore, Hereford, Stratford, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all close to our Malvern B&B
Eastnor Castle near Malvern and Hanley Swan
Eastnor Castle is a great place to visit and is just on the other side of the Malvern Hills from our Malvern B&B
Eldersfield Church near to Malvern
Eldersfield Church is near to Malvern B&B
Boxing Day Hunt in Upton Upon Severn
The Boxing Day Hunt in Upton Upon Severn near our Malvern B&B
St Mary's Kempley showing ancient Fresco paintings
Small churches and chapels in Worcestershire near our Malvern B&B

 

Orchard Side Bed and Breakfast in an ideal Malvern B&B that opened for business in April 2015.

There is also a self-catering Annex attached to Orchard Side Bed and Breakfast, that is Dog-Friendly.

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