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Hillside House

St Ann's Road, Great Malvern

map and directions

Activities and Events


Malvern Theatres - a diverse programme of drama, comedy, music and dance, as well as a cinema.


Walks Around the Malverns - website with lots of information about walking in the area of the Malvern Hills


The Worcestershire Golf Club - open to visitors, details on the web site


What’s on around the Malverns - up-to-date calendar of events from the Tourist Information Office



Local Places of Interest


Eastnor Castle - check the opening times and list of attractions and events


The Three Counties Showground - find out what is on during your visit to the area


Westons Cider - with a visitor’s centre and restaurant, in the village of Much Marcle about 25 minutes drive


Worcester and Worcester Cathedral - a great little city with plenty to do and see, including one of England’s nicest cathedrals.  About a 25 minute drive or 15 minutes on the train from Malvern


Three Choirs Vineyard - guided tours and wine tasting, about 30 minutes drive

British Camp - video article from the series “Britain’s Best Views” in The Guardian with history and information about this nearby iron-age hill fort



Places to Eat


Gallery 36 - open all day for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just coffees or drinks.  Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere.  Very close to Hillside House, on Belle view Terrace, right next to the pedestrian crossing.

Anupam - the finest Indian dining in Malvern, just a short walk down Church Street


Peppe's - authentic Italian restaurant in Malvern town centre.  Pre-theatre menu available

Ask - Italian style, not unique to Malvern but open all day and very close to Hillside House


The Fig Tree - delicious Mediterranean food in a relaxed and informal setting




Further Afield


Cheltenham Spa - thriving Regency town and host to Cheltenham Festival horse racing in March, as well as Literature, Jazz, Science, Music, and Food and Drink festivals at other times.


Cotswolds - You could try a day out in Stow on the Wold or Bourton on the Water, both about 1 hours drive from Malvern


Forest of Dean - nature trails, mazes, canoeing, bike hire, caves, puzzle wood.  About 1 hours drive from Malvern


Gloucester Dry Ski Slope - about 50 minutes drive, as well as the extensively redeveloped Gloucester Docks area


Stratford on Avon - Shakespeare’s birthplace, quaint shops, historic buildings, rowing on the river plus, of course, the theatres.  About 1 hours drive.


Warwick Castle - about 1 hours drive, check the events calendar for what’s on throughout the year.

Local Information, Great Malvern