Camping on the Malvern Hills
We have the perfect campsite ideally situated on the Malvern Hills. With many walks leading to and from the centre your groups will have no problem in coming up with a route suitable for their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze training, practice and qualifying expeditions.
We are only 1 hour from the centre of Birmingham in the West Midlands with beautiful countryside and peaceful hills. Our campsite is situated on the edge of woodland with its own shower and toilet facilities. There is also a small camp kitchen with an inside dining space which is perfect for staff to use and to hold briefings with participants. The campsite has easy driving access and space to park minibuses.
Route Suggestions for Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expeditions in Worcestershire
Day1: Start at Chase End (SO 757,349) and follow the majestic Malvern Hills north. Taking in 23 summits and 15km on well-marked footpaths along the Herefordshire and Worcestershire border. This walk will lead you right to the centre and the campsite (SO 760,469). An alternative start for a shorter walk (12km) will be to start at Holly Bush (SO 759,369).
With easy road access all the way, the groups are never far from assistance. There are also handy tea shops for those important leader meeting.
Day 2: From the centre (SO 760,469) head east towards Mathon along one of the many footpaths and bridleway. From here you can choose to walk to Ledbury (SO 711,376) if you are feeling fit of swing round to Colwall (SO 757,425).
- Why not walk part of the Worcestershire way. Starting at Knightwick (SO 733,560) follow this picturesque walk along the Teme Valley to the centre. This walk is around 10km + any navigation errors. This route can also be an ideal option for day 2.
- Why not start or finish in the middle of a city it might add to the feeling of a real adventure? Starting at Worcester Cathedral (SO 850,545) you can follow the Three Choirs Way down the River Severn and turn right towards Malvern. At 12km across flat farmland, this could be an easier option then the Malvern Hills.