Visit and learn about the history and geology of 12 historic water features, including the highest spring on the Malvern Hills. Starting on Belle Vue Terrace, the route takes us up steep St Ann’s Road, south along the Hills to the Dripping Well and Earnslaw Quarry, then down Abbey Road past Ellerslie House to end at the Priory Gatehouse.
Enjoy supreme panoramic views across the hills, over Malvern town and towards the Severn valley and the Cotswolds.
Some steep ascents, uneven ground and rocky ledges.
DISTANCE: 4 miles
DURATION: 3 hours
DATE: 29th May 2023
START TIME: 2:00 pm
WALK LEADER: Cora Weaver
START LOCATION: Meet at the gates into Rose Bank Gardens on the A449, a few metres south of Mount Pleasant Hotel
Grid reference: SO 774458
Nearest car park location is behind the Unicorn pub. A little further away is Southlea car park, Priory Rd.: OR drive south past the Rose Bank bus shelter and park on the A449, on the left hand side.