Great Malvern is a beautiful spa town in the county of Worcestershire, and is a popular spot for a weekend away or holiday in the English countryside. Visitors have flocked to the picturesque spot since the medieval period, and it is clear to see why so many choose to visit Malvern for a break away. Situated in the middle of an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Great Malvern offers incredible views, stunning surroundings, and a quaint, historic town vibe. If you are looking for a UK destination to visit in 2022, discover four reasons why it should be Malvern:
1. The Malvern Hills
The biggest attraction of Great Malvern is the Malvern Hills, which are just steps from the town centre. They span across the Three Counties and feature hundreds of different walking trails for all abilities. Even those who are not keen walkers will love a day exploring the Malvern Hills and enjoying the breathtaking views across the countryside. The Worcestershire Beacon and North Hill are the two highest points, offering views for many miles around on a clear day.
2. The Three Counties Showground
People all across Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, and Herefordshire flock to the Three Counties Showground for year round events. After various events being cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, 2022 is set to be a big year at the Three Counties Showground. On 14th April 2022, Countrytastic will be heading to Malvern and is the perfect family day out. There will be many farmyard friends for little ones to meet, as well as a carefully selected group of local exhibitors selling local produce. In May, the RHS Malvern Spring Festival will be taking place at the showground once again, with a floral marquee and show gardens to explore. The Royal Three Counties Show is taking place from 17th to 19th June and is one of the biggest events of the year!
3. Independent Shopping
The small spa town of Malvern is packed full of independent and boutique stores to visit. On a trip to Malvern, you can spend the day exploring the local shops and enjoying unique products and local produce from across Worcestershire. There are three town centres in Malvern; Great Malvern, Malvern Link, and Barnards Green. Each have their own selection of independent retailers to discover. A firm favourite is the Malvern Bookshop which has been trading in the town since 1954 and can be found on Abbey Road. There are five rooms of antique and second-hand books, as well as other local delights.
4. Unrivalled Accommodation When You Visit Malvern
Finding a place to stay for a trip to Malvern is easy, and at The Abbey, we have everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing break. Located on Abbey Road, our four star hotel is just steps from the Malvern Hills and minutes from the town centre of Great Malvern. You can enjoy beautiful views across the Vale of Evesham and the Malvern Hills from one of our ensuite bedrooms, which are fully equipped for a comfortable stay. You will be right in the midst of the spa town’s history as The Abbey was built on the side of a Benedictine monastery, next to the Malvern Priory and Malvern Museum.
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