Top Things to do in Malvern for Teens

Activities | Summer of Fun

Amy Smith at the Great Malvern Food Festival 2022

Stuck for things to do in Malvern? We have rounded up the top attractions for teens, from scenic, incredible views to cultural, historical town centres filled with independent shops and restaurants. We are sure to find you something to remember…

Here are the top picks by Amy Smith who joined us for her work experience earlier this month at Malvern Hills District Council.

Ice Quest

Did you know that Ice Quest is the only real ice rink in the Three Counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire?

Not only does Ice Quest offer ice skating, but also laser quest and escape rooms.

The thrilling game of laser quest is a high-tech experience with a mixture of tag and hide and seek. Entering the battle arena with a completed set including a jacket and a gun set. The atmosphere is very lively and contains flashing lights and whirling fog.

The Clue HQ live escape game is an exhilarating, amusing, teambuilding experience for all ages, perfect for families, events, or groups of friends.

Green Frog Pottery 1

Green Frog Pottery

Have fun painting your own design on a piece of pottery at Green Frog!

With a range of things to paint such as plates, mugs, animals, bowls, boxes and much more, you are sure to feel inspired. The creative, and friendly staff are there to assist you if you’re stuck.

Malvern Splash

Enjoy the wave machine at the exciting Malvern Splash swimming pool. Perfect for all ages, the 25m pool has a waterslide; perfect for racing your friends down.

Malvern Splash is also attached to Freedom Leisure gym, where you can take part in fun classes.

There is also a café to get snacks or a quick drink hot or cold after having a dip in the pool.

Bubble Tea at The Picnic Box

Try the new and trending bubble tea! The picnic box now offers bubble tea with flavours such as mango, strawberry and peach. Bubble tea is colourful and Instagrammable, it is something cool and interesting to try out with your friends!

The Water Cure

The Water Cure produce eye-catching, fun drinks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic. The environment is very picturesque, with plants, funky lights and interesting vintage art décor. A recommendation for any social media influencer.

Sugarloaf Hill Malvern Hills

This popular peak is perfect for a dog walk or a picnic with your friends. With amazing views of Malvern, it is worth a visit! The hill is scenic, captivating, and incredibly quiet, so a good place to visit if you are looking for a calm area. They also have an outdoor café, with easy access, and free car parking.

Malvern Theatre outside

Malvern Theatres and Cinema

Looking for an evening of entertainment? Malvern theatres always have an interesting show to watch. With a bar and restaurant, the theatre is sophisticated and beautifully designed.

Malvern theatres has become a well-known destination for West End productions, so look out for these fantastic shows. There is also a cinema in the theatre, which shows all the latest films.

Afternoon Tea at Terrace on the Hill

Terrace on the Hill really is the place to be if you’re looking for a spot of luxurious afternoon tea or lunch on a rainy day. The restaurant is known for its elegant environment and divine food and is very popular, so it is advised to book in advance. They also have a heavenly selection of cakes.

Upton Blues Festival stage

Festivals and Events

The Malverns have a huge range of events that happen on a regular basis. Such as markets, concerts, guided walks, fairs, town walks and garden openings. There is something for everyone!

Upton upon Severn is a town famous for its many music festivals throughout the summer including Upton Blues Festival and Sunshine Festival. Lakefest at Eastnor Deer park is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and is a friendly and inclusive festival perfect for if you haven’t attended a festival before. See our events page to keep up to date with everything that’s going on: Upcoming Events – Visit The Malverns

Lunch at Bar Limon

This independent, cultural Spanish restaurant provides quality, delicious tapas, and small plates, perfect for sharing with a group of friends.

The restaurant is decorated with bright fluorescent colours which demonstrates the history and brightness of magnificent Spain.

Not only does this sensational restaurant offer fabulous food but they are also dog friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friend along with you to enjoy this amazing experience.

Boundless Outdoors

Exhilarating Adventures at Boundless Outdoors

Boundless outdoors is Malverns one stop shop for outdoor adventure experiences. Test your nerves on the high ropes, explore the tunnels, learn some bush craft skills or monkey around on the low ropes bridges. A trip here is sure to bring tonnes of thrilling experiences with your friends or family.

Victoria Park Basketball Court

Play Basketball at Victoria Park

Head down to Victoria Park in Malvern Link to their NBA approved and wheelchair accessible basketball courts. This is a super popular spot for basketball fans, and there is plenty of space for pro’s and beginners on the double court.

Climbing Wall at Sport Martley

This friendly and welcoming sports centre has and 8 metre high main wall, a bouldering wall with soft mats which is perfect for beginners and a 9 metre long traverse wall where you can practice your climb closer to the ground.

Routes are changed and updated frequently and designed to appeal to anyone wanting to climb; no matter their age or climbing ability.

Hit the Skate Parks

For a dedicated larger skate park head to New Street Play area next to the small car park just off Backfields Lane, in Upton upton Severn. The grassy area is a great place to meet friends outdoors and practice tricks and jumps on the skate park slopes.

Martley also has a large skate park suitable for skaters, bikers or anyone one with wheels looking to catch some air.

Perfect Circle Theatre

This youth theatre group has been based at The Cube Malvern for over 14 years. Get involved with their productions, workshops and theatre events from modern works to Shakespeare there is always something exciting going on in this wonderful community.

Cube Garden Cafe

Youth Café at The Malvern Cube

Open every Thursday from 5 – 7pm in term time this social evening with food and activities a great opportunity to make new friends or chill with mates. Basketball coaching is on alternate weeks and sometimes there are special guest’s . Check out The Cube’s website to see what else is on: