From festive feasts to merry markets and sparkling shopping, residents are being encouraged to get in the festive spirit and pledge to do all their Christmas shopping in their local town centres this year.
It’s officially the festive season and our town centres have everything you need to get you and your family in the spirit of Christmas, including free parking, excellent shopping opportunities and lots of things to do and see. This page provides you with all the information you need to easily shop, dine and enjoy in our five town centres – Great Malvern, Barnards Green, Malvern Link, Tenbury Wells and Upton upon Severn.
Christmas Shopping Around The Malverns
Start planning where to do your Christmas shopping with our handy guide to our wonderful independent shops across the towns. Please continue to support your local traders and shop locally for everything you need to prepare yourself for Christmas. Your local traders are on hand to get stockings filled, fridges stocked and help Christmas day entertainment run smoothly.
Click on the links below to find out about what shops are on offer in each town, or shop by store type here.
Malvern Link is a fantastic shopping hub located just down the road from Great Malvern. Head here for furniture, books, clothing, pet supplies and more as well as a range of eateries. Handily located next to Malvern Link Train Station and close to excellent green space Victoria Park.Find out more
Barnards Green is filled to the brim with handy essentials as well as independent shops. Stop by the butchers, pick up some local cheese from the cheesemonger or stop by Café in The Green for a bite to eat.Find out more
Shop By Category
Whether you’re meeting a friend for mulled wine or planning an annual family get together, take a look at our many delicious independent hospitality venues located within our town centres and beyond. For full a full list of eateries and food shops in our town centres and across The Malverns click the link below:
Activities & Events in Our Town Centres
From Christmas parades to Panto’s, our towns have lots of events, markets and shows planned to keep you entertained throughout the festive period. Head to our ‘What’s on’ page to help you plan your days and evenings out. We know that your activities budget might be squeezed this year, so we have put together a list of FREE things to do in our Town Centres.
FREE Parking in Town Centres
This year MHDC are offering free parking in our town centre car parks on certain days in December leading up to Christmas. Free Christmas parking is as follows:
Great Malvern: free Fridays (1, 8, 15, 22 Dec).
Tenbury Wells and Upton upon Severn: free Saturdays (2, 9, 16, 23).