The Malverns are a great place to escape with the kids. There’s plenty of things to do and places to visit which the kids will love, or why not just tire them out on a long walk through our spectacular countryside taking in our stunning views. Views that definitely have WOW factor!
Our lovely team at Malvern Tourist Information Centre have put together a fact sheet which details all of the 2019 summer holiday activities for kids. Pick one up from Malvern Tourist Information Centre, The Lyttelton Well Courtyard, 6 Church Street, Malvern, WR14 2AY.
Malvern Hills Letterboxing 22nd July – 1st Sept
Malvern Hills Letterboxing is a family fun form of orienteering designed to encourage children and families to enjoy being outdoors together. There are 25 letterboxes to find which are hidden all over the Malvern Hills. The letterboxes are simply a box with a rubber stamp, an ink-pad and a guest book inside to sign. This year, the hills have been divided into weekly areas which will have 3 – 5 letterboxes out at once. For further information, click here or call Malvern Tourist Information Centre on 01684 892289. Up to 5 boxes out each week of the holidays.
Packs (£3) and additional notebooks (£1.95) are available to purchase from Malvern Tourist Information Centre, The Lyttelton Well Courtyard, 6 Church Street, Malvern WR14 2AY (open Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm). If you purchased a pack last year, please bring it with you to the TIC to receive a free replacement map and clue book.
Find out more about the Letterboxing Challenge.
The Great Outdoors
Enjoy the great outdoors with the kids on a walk or keep them entertained with some FREE outdoor activities.
Old Hollow, Malvern WR14 4NR
Adventure On The Hills In 2019. 12th -16th August. And 19th – 23rd August.
For children aged 8-13 years. This year we will be running exciting summer activity days at Malvern Outdoor Elements. Every day there will be different activities suited to your children with the aim of having fun in the sun. All our activities are designed around the children to make sure they have a fun, safe day with our friendly qualified staff.
£35 per day per person, £160 for 5 days. Breakfast club 8.30am – 9.30am. £3pp (includes toast and cereal) – pre-ordered preferably. After-club 4pm – 5pm £2pp.
Find out more about Boundless Outdoors.
29th July – 23rd August: Supercamps – Activity day camps during the Summer holidays for children aged 6-14 years.
Find out more about Malvern Active.
Albert Road North, Malvern, WR14 2YF
22nd – 27th August: Free Summer Activities 10 – 16 year olds. Limited space, booking essential
Café H2O, Wyche Innovation Centre
Upper Colwall, WR13 6PL
Opening Times: Mon. – Sun. & Bank Holidays. 9.30am – 4.30pm. Closed Weds.
A visitor centre based on digital innovation: use ipads to discover about the history, geography, archaeology, and flora and fauna of the Malvern Hills and surrounding area.
Find out more about Cafe H2O.
The Regal Tenbury Wells
49 Teme St, Tenbury Wells WR15 8AE
24th July – 31st July – Secret Life Of Pets 2
29 Jul – 13th August – Toy Story 4
5 Aug – 15 August – Paw Patrol 2
23 Aug – 27 August – The Lion King
Find out more about The Regal, Tenbuy Wells.
Great Worcester Maize Maze
Broadfields Farm. Upton Rd., Powick, WR2 4QZ
Open from 20th July 10am – 5pm daily.
10-acre maize field with spectacular views of the Malvern Hills.
May be affected by weather, please check website.
Find out more about the Great Worcester Maize Maze.
Eastnor Castle & Arboretum, near Ledbury
Open All Summer – Knight’s Maze, Junior Obstacle Course, Adventure Playground, Tree Top Walkway, Rope Swing Route, Mini Zip wire, Woodland Play Area, Tree Hunters’ Trek, Tree Climbing, Little Land Rovers, Valley Lawn Super Slide and plenty more fun for the kids.
21st – 25th July : ‘Make and Take’ Air Dried Clay Workshop. Make a creation to take home.
28th July – 1st August: ‘Dinosaur Show’
4th – 8th August: Circus Skills
8th – 12th August: Lakefest (Deer Park Event) Fun, music and entertainment for all the family. Camp or glamp for the whole weekend.
11th August Children’s Outdoor Theatre – Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. 3pm.
11th – 15th August: Knights & Princess School
18th – 22ndAugust: Bushcraft Survival Skills
27th August: Midland Air Ambulance Charity Family Fun Day
28th & 29th August: Climbing Wall
31st August (Deer Park Event): Fireworks Championship
1st September: Family Fun Day
8th September:Historical Walks
Find out more about Eastnor Castle & Arboretum..
The Cob House
Wichenford WR6 6YE
Activity Centre providing archery, coarse and game fishing, animals, wildflower meadow, timber trail play area, grassland play area, wildlife pools, walks, bird watching. Mayfly café. No picnics
Find out more about The Cob House.
Clives Fruit Farm
Upper Hook Road, Upton-upon-Severn, WR8 0SA
Open Monday – Saturday 9am 5pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm
Pick Your own and farm shop. fenced in adventure playground. Colouring-in farm sheets in the farm shop. Wildlife trail consisting of a 40 minute walk around the farm, woodland and disused railway line with a quiz sheet you can answer along the way!
Collect eggs, feed the Pigs, Chickens, Ducks and Geese.
Find out more about Clives Fruit Farm.
Ralph Court Gardens
Edwyn Ralph, Bromyard, Hfds, HR7 4LU
Open Daily 10am – 5pm , Twelve amazing gardens set in the grounds of a gothic rectory. Animals too!.
Find out more about Ralph Court Gardens.
Top Barn Farm Park
Holt Heath, Worcester WR6 6NH
01905 621 954
Mon-Fri 10-5pm, Sun 10-4pm Lots of animals and birds to be seen including donkeys, alpacas, ponies, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens and ducks, and a rich array of wildlife for you to look out for around the farm park including dragonfly, heron, buzzard, kestrel, swallow, swifts, pied-wagtails, tern, coots, moorhens, lizards, voles and mice. Traversing, walls, tumbling tyres, a fort, diggers tractor tours, pedal tractors, frisbee golf, pig racing.
protecting, preserving and promoting wildlife & wetlands. Get close to the animals and learn about their amazing habitats.
Find out more about Top Barn Farm Park.
Grange Road, Great Malvern WR14 3HB
Sun 18th Aug – We Love Little Mix. 6pm.
Four hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the finest girl bands. Suitable for all ages.
Mon19th & Tues 20th August – Musical Theatre Masterclass – Two-day workshop for ages 8-16 yrs. 10am – 4pm. £70 per participant. Step towards a West End dream! Now is your chance to take part in a two-day professional Musical Theatre workshop, led by Jack Ludwig; professional dancer, choreographer and director.
Tues 27th – Sat 31st August – ‘Little Miss Sunshine’A musical comedy suitable for age 14+ Priory Park, Malvern
10th August 7pm ( gates open at 6pm for picnics)
Jenny Wren productions present The Scarlet Pimpernel. Booking from Malvern Theatres Box Office – 01684 892277
30th & Tues 30th July – 11am – Max and his pet friends are back in this sequel following their secret lives after their owners leave each day.
“If we say that we have no sin,
We deceive ourselves, and there’s no truth in us…”
Two spectacular near-record runs by top drivers provided the perfect highlight for fans when Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb welcomed spectators to its track for the first time this year for two days of exciting action at the weekend…
Spectators will be allowed for the first time this season at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, near Worcester this weekend…