GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Worcestershire Way

36 miles (58 km)

This walk takes you from Bewdley to Great Malvern where you can enjoy splendid views of the Malvern Hills.
The path starts on the River Severn in Bewdley and heads south, passing the villages of Abberley and Martley on your way to Great Malvern. The walk also takes you through the delightful Ravenshill Woodland Reserve and the Teme Valley where you can enjoy a short riverside section along the River Teme.
The final section is particularly lovely as you pass through the glorious Malvern Hills before finishing in the town of Great Malvern.
You can extend the walk by continuing to the southern end of the Malverns and visiting the British Camp Iron Age Hill Fort on Herefordshire Beacon.

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

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

Worcestershire Way Pubs/Cafes

One lovely place for a pit stop is The Manor Arms in the delightful village of Abberley. The inn has an interesting history datingback to the 17th century when it was owned by the Lord of the Manor and was originally a much smaller inn with its own brew house.They have a wonderfulsunny terrace and decking area overlooking the hills behind the village. It's the ideal spot to relax in on warmer days. You can find the inn at a postcode of WR6 6BN for your sat navs.

Photos

Worcestershire Way - geograph.org.uk - 284904

Descending to the confluence of streams at Joan's Hole, just to the west of Stourport.

Worcestershire Way - geograph.org.uk - 284897

Looking NW to Palmers Farm (in the conifers) on the Worcestershire Way. The footpath here is on a spur of high ground 115m between two steep valleys.

Worcestershire Way - geograph.org.uk - 284948

Yet another steep valley on the trail.Greenhouse Farm left centre.

View from Worcestershire Way - geograph.org.uk - 1118223

Taken from near southern entrance to tunnel under Bewdley Bypass.

Worcestershire Way Indicator - geograph.org.uk - 676008

Trail Indicator on Lady Howard de Walden's Drive high up on the eastern side of North Hill. The Pear is the symbol of Worcestershire. The Black Pear, supposedly planted by Queen Elizabeth I when visiting Worcester, requires long slow cooking before being edible.

Worcestershire Way junction - geograph.org.uk - 904330

Worcestershire Way junction. Here the trail meets the Martley Circular Walk at this very well signposted junction. The fingers show Malvern 15 miles distant and Bewdley 16 miles.

Crews Hill - Worcestershire Way encounter - geograph.org.uk - 840291

Crews Hill. From out of the woods pops the footpath

Rolling Countryside Viewed from the Worcestershire Way - geograph.org.uk - 522267

Rolling Countryside on the path. The view towards Batchcomb Farm (tops of buildings just visible) with Halesend Wood on the skyline

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Worcestershire Way.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)