Things to do in Malvern

Plenty to do in the area

Places to eat

There are lots of interesting places to eat in Malvern and the surrounding area. Some are within easy walking distance, for others you will need transport.

Within Walking Distance

Pub serving traditional English pub food. 5 minutes walk away.  Website

Barnards Green is blessed with two fish and chips shops and three Chinese takeaways. All are of a good standard.

In Malvern

Fine Indian dining in the centre of Great Malvern.  Website

Tapas restaurant in Great Malvern.  Website

Slightly out of Malvern on the Guarlford Road. Traditional pub food.  Website

In the area

Gastro-pub in Hanley Swan.  Website

An award-winning restaurant serving delicious British cuisine and unforgettable experiences.  Website

Tapas, gin and coktail bar overlooking the River Severn.  Website

Places to visit

You have the whole of the Malvern Hills to explore – miles of paths with wonderful views over the Worcestershire and Herefordshire countryside. If you are staying at Cannara B and B we can provide you with complimentary maps and walking guides whilst you are here

If you wish to do something different, there are plenty of attractions to choose from.

Good Walks

Climb the highest of the Malvern Hills. You can walk from the door of Cannara or take your car to one of the car parks on the hills to lessen the hike.

There is an accessible route from Wyche Cutting.

From the centre of Great Malvern you can walk up the “99 steps” to St Anne’s well. Refreshments are available there at weekends and in the summer.

On the way back, stroll along Foley Terrace for easy walking and good views.

Direct from the door you can roam over Poolbrook common and enjoy spotting orchids, skylarks and much more.


For lovers of sports cars – see where the Morgan cars are made. Tours and cafe available.  Website

There is a lively programme of plays, concerts and cinema at Malvern Theatres.  Website

Home to lots of events during the year including the Royal Three Counties Show.  Website

Heritage in the area

The ancestral home of the Earls of Coventry in a Capability Brown park and garden. Owned by the National Trust.  Website

Castle and deer park near Ledbury.  Website

The Firs, just west of Worcester, is where Sir Edward Elgar was born.  Website

Accommodation providers

If we are full, then try the Malvern B and B Consortium for accredited accommodation locally.

For taxis we recommend M Y Taxis 078999 22636.