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Malvern Hills Challenge Walk

29 km / 18 miles

Herefordshire, Worcestershire
Involving 3,000ft of ascent, this walk around the Malvern Hills heads south via Little Malvern on the lower slopes and returns north along the ridge.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Very Challenging; AONB; Downland/Wolds; Heritage
Start and Finish
SO773442 - Old Wyche, Malvern, Worcestershire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Malvern Hills Challenge Walk (John Merrill Foundation - 1991)
Badge & Certificate


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
B & B Accommodation
Elim Conference Centre  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
24 Km
B & B Accommodation
Retreat at The Clover Mill  (bookable online)
5 Km
25 Km
B & B Accommodation
Poplar Cottage Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
3 Km
26 Km

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Route Profile:

29.8 Km (18.5 miles)
1,086 m (3,563 ft) ascent
408 m (1,339 ft)  maximum height