Tramper heading up the Worcestershire Beacon

Accessibility in The Malverns

On this page you will find information on how to tailor your holiday to your needs in terms of accommodation, activities, attractions, transport, and facilities. We want everyone to be able to enjoy an easy, stress-free holiday in The Malverns.


The Malverns offers plenty of options for accessible accommodation from hotels with a view, to cosy ground floor garden flats. For example, The Cottage in The Wood hotel has a fully accessible fine dining restaurant and dedicated fully accessible bedroom including designated parking spot and accessible shower. At No.44 Cowleigh Road enjoy a bright and spacious garden flat which is wheelchair friendly, or book into Holly Lodge – an accessible wooden cabin.

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Although we are famous for our hills, there are plenty of walks across The Malverns that are flatter, shorter or without stiles.

Or speed to the top of the Malvern Hills by booking one of the tramper mobility scooters from Malvern Hills GeoCentre.

View on Kempsey Common Walk

Kempsey Common


A circular walk starting from the Huntsman Inn at Green …
Hanley Swan Pond

Hanley Swan & Oxhill


A circular walk from Hanley Swan, heading towards Oxhill, Guarlford …
Colwall Orchards

Colwall Orchards


Colwall Orchard Heritage Trail is a three mile circular walk …

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Explore the Malvern Hills on a Tramper Mobility Scooter
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Malvern Hills Tramper Route in 3 Minutes


The Malverns is full of history and heritage, and many of our attractions have taken accessibility into account. Croome National Trust has lots of accessible facilities such as designated parking, accessible route maps and Trampers available to hire for free. Eastnor Castle has a lift for wheelchair users to access the ground floor state rooms and an accessible café. Elgar’s Birthplace The First National Trust has wheelchair access to the visitor centre and garden and the house has seating available.

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Malvern Theatres offers half price tickets to carers, step free seating, and wheelchair spaces in prime locations. They also offer infrared hearing assistance and accessible performances such as captioned, signed, audio described or relaxed. Please note that access to Malvern Theatres may be limited by current renovations. The Coach House Theatre is fully accessible with close and easy parking and The Regal Tenbury Wells offers spaces for wheelchair users and free entry to support companions – please contact The Regal in advance to discuss your visit.


Leisure Drives

The Malverns is a great region to see by car, take the Elgar Route passing all the famous composers favourite haunts, or motor through the beautiful Teme Valley.

Why not drive in style and hire a car from Morgan Motors

Transport and Getting Around

The Malverns has 3 train stations, Colwall, Great Malvern and Malvern Link all of which have step free access and ramps available. Find more information on bus services, arrival by car, taxi and car hire services see our How To Get Here page or contact one of our Tourist Information Centres for route planning help and specific enquiries.

How to Get here

Public and Accessible Toilets

Malvern, Upton upon Severn and Tenbury Wells each have plenty of public toilets, many of which have disabled access. Grange Road toilets are the latest to benefit from a round of renovations.

Find out all the locations and facilities available using the link below:

Public toilets

Malvern Talking Newspaper

The Malvern Taking Newspaper is a fortnightly news update read by volunteers. It provides an audio version of articles from local newspapers, a rundown of events and theatre listings. This allows visitors with a visual impairment to access local news and find out what’s on.

Talking news


Malvern link common on a sunny summer day

Gentle and Easier Access Walks in The Malverns

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Sense Adventures

Walking The Malverns with Sense Adventures

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A person riding a mobility scooter on the malvern hills

Mobility Scooter Hire Helps Make The Malverns More Accessible

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Two all-terrain mobility scooters that can go ‘off road’ have …