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