GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Worcestershire Beacon

4 miles (6.5 km)

This circular walk takes you to the high point of the Malvern Hills at Worcestershire Beacon. The walk starts in Great Malvern, just to the west of the train station. From the Edward Elgar Statue you can pick up the Worcestershire Way to take you onto the hills. The route then heads to North Hill and Sugarloaf Hill before climbing to Worcestershire Beacon. From the 425 metres (1,394ft) summit you can see 13 counties of England on a clear day. Other highlights includes views of The Wrekin,Cannock Chase, theWelshborder mountains, theShropshire Hillsand across the valleys of theSevernandAvonto theCotswold Hills.
After soaking in the views the route descends to Lower Wyche before returning to Great Malvern.
To explore the full range of this beautiful area try our Malvern Hills Walk.

Worcestershire Beacon Postcode

WR14 2AY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Worcestershire Beacon OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Worcestershire Beacon Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

We recommend stopping at the Chase Inn for some refreshments near the route. There's a great menu and a really splendid garden area with lovely views towards the Black Mountains. You can find the pub in Upper Colwall, just to the south of Worcestershire Beacon, with a postcode of WR13 6DJ for your sat navs.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

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Worcestershire Beacon summit

The summit of Worcestershire Beacon, in the Malverns, with the toposcope in the foreground and North Hill in the distance.

Summit of Worcestershire Beacon - geograph.org.uk - 313970

Summit of Worcestershire Beacon Looking north towards Table Hill and North Hill

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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