GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Malvern Hills Circular Walk

13 miles (21 km)

This long route makes use of the Three Choirs Way and the old route of the Worcestershire Way to create a circular walk through the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There's fabulous views over the counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire throughout.
The walk starts North Malvern at the main parking area next to the hills. You then follows footpaths up to Table Hill and Sugarloaf Hill before coming to the high point at the range at Worcestershire Beacon.
You continue south past Summer Hill, Black Hill and Jubilee Hill before coming to Herefordshire Beacon and British Camp where there's a fascinating Iron Age Hillfort.
At Hangman's Hill you turn north and follow footpaths to Colwall Stone and West Malvern. Here you pick up some woodland trails through Six Acre Wood before returning to the car park.

Malvern Hills Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Malvern Hills Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


We recommend stopping at the Chase Inn for some refreshments on 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.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For an alternative circular walk starting from the Colwall train station see the Colwall Walk. Here you can also visit the Colwall Park Hotel where you can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in the beautiful hotel grounds.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Malvern Hills - England

Malvern Hills

Worcestershire Beacon

Worcestershire Beacon. The viewfinder on the summit ofWorcestershire Beacon, high point of theMalvern Hills, with North Hill beyond.

Table Hill - - 251728

Table Hill. Taken from the path rising up from St. Anne's Well. Table Hill is west of North Hill and its summit is in fact just north of North Hill. End Hill is even further north of both of these.

Worcestershire Beacon Toposcope

Worcestershire Beacon Toposcope

Sugarloaf Hill (with Table Hill and North Hill) - - 180685

Sugarloaf Hill (with Table Hill and North Hill). Looking NNW from Worcestershire Beacon we have, from left to right, Sugarloaf Hill, Table Hill and North Hill. Clee Hill is on the skyline beyond Sugarloaf and the Wrekin (64km away) can just be seen as a grey blur beyond Table Hill.

Summer Hill - - 4778570

Dog walkers and Summer Hill

Black Hill, The Malvern Hills - - 3179232

Black Hill, The Malvern Hills

The peak of Jubilee Hill, The Malverns - - 3178641

The peak of Jubilee Hill, The Malverns

GPS Files

GPX File

Malvern Hills Circular Walk.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Malvern Hills Circular Walk.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)