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Address: Great Malvern, England

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A good climb

Well worth the climb for the views both on the way up and also from the beacon, plenty of reasonably priced car parking part way up

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Well worth the climb for the views both on the way up and also from the beacon, plenty of reasonably priced car parking part way up

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Oslo, Norway
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46 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We often visit the Beacon, depending on weather conditions, as it can get very windy up there. There wasn't much of a view on my last visit, but it was fun being above the clouds. What is particularly fun is that you often get different conditions on the way down. I usually approach from the west, so access can be... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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61 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I've visited Great Malvern many times but have never made it to the top of the Malvern hills so my mom & I set off determined to make it all the way to the Worcestershire Beacon.Started from Rose Bank Gardens up towards St Ann's Well pausing for breath to greet fellow walkers & dogs & admire our surroundings.Quite steep in... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Again, the views from the Beacon are stupendous and it is well worth the climb. Take some water and a dog is a plus.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A long steady climb to the top,not difficult,the tarmac path is the easier route,but there are several small rocky steeper pathways from the wyche cutting at the bottom its about a 25 minute climb to the beacon ,worth the visit as you have a 360 degree view .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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86 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our first trip here and we were surprised at the amount and variety of walkers and cyclists of a wide age range making it up here, on a sunny February day. It was a great day out.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Beacon is accessible on foot via a tarmac track. Being the highest of the Hills it is a magnet for the casual tourist and offers agreeable views but rather boring surroundings. For the real joy of the area, go south to Midsummer or Raggedstone Hills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Need to get up here more often by foot, bike or perhaps in the future if feeling weak by cable car....

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Leicestershire, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Whilst it's a good climb it's very pleasant and on a clear day you can see for miles. We met a chap up there who had just completed his 49th climb to the summit in as many weeks - I ca see why he returns!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Walking amongst the Malverns is one of those pleasures you smile at whenever you remember it. Worcestershire beacon is the high point but there are enough opportunities across the range to entice the least energetic. Once at a height or especially on a ridge, the lack of vegetation offers a truly stunning view across the area.

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