Great Malvern, or just Malvern, is a spa town, and famous for it's Malvern water that led to it's growth a spa resort during the Victorian era when people came here for health treatments.
The town is an inland resort overlooked by the Malvern Hills and the 1,400 foot Worcestershire Beacon, with its St Ann's well.
In the town see the Priory church with its 15th century stained glass and pop into the nearby museum.
For villages to visit Hanley Castle, on the B4211, and Hanley Swan on the B4209 with it's duck pond and green are worth a try as is Little Malvern, south on the A4104, with St. Wulstan's church where Elgar is buried as well as the Little Malvern Priory church and Little Malvern Court.
Eastnor Castle 6.2 miles Visit a replica medieval castle dating from 1812.
Great Malvern Priory Right in the centre of Malvern is this very impressive Priory with a stunning interior.
Little Malvern Priory An interesting Priory church with a long history behind it.
Worcester Cathedral 7.0 miles Take a look inside this grand, and famous, cathedral.
Barnard's Green House A lovely garden that is open on National Garden Scheme days.
Little Malvern Court and Gardens A nice 14th century house in a beautiful setting, complete wit a garden to admire.
Malvern Museum In a lovely building, the museum illustrates the past history of the town and it's fame as a health spa resort.
Heritage Centre 6.5 miles Discover the past history of the town of Ledbury.
Museum of Worcester Pottery 7.0 miles Find out more about the famous Worcester Pottery.
The Commandery 7.0 miles This Worcester museum is dedicated to English Civil War.
Try a visit to Worcester for a nice day out wandering around the town.
Towns Near Malvern To Visit - straight line distance:Ledbury (6.56 miles) Worcester (7.21 miles) Bromyard (9.40 miles) Pershore (10.50 miles)