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Northern Hills - Sheep and cattle are present at the west side of Worcestershire Beacon and moving to Summer Hill.

Central Hills - Sheep and cattle are present at the east side of Black Hill until spring.

Southern Hills - Sheep on British Camp, Ragged Stone Hill and Midsummer Hill.

Castlemorton and Hollybed Commons - Sheep and cattle present throughout.

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The Malvern Hills and Commons

The Malvern Hills have been described as a mountain range in miniature; the eight mile ridge contains some of the oldest rocks in Britain and their craggy outline is reminiscent of the uplands further west into Wales. A walk in the Hills is strenuous enough that Mallory walked here in preparation for his ascent of Everest. Today you can enjoy over 3000 acres of open countryside climbing to the highest point at Worcestershire Beacon or relax whilst quietly rambling along the wooded slopes.

The Malvern Hills Conservators

The Malvern Hills Conservators were established under the Malvern Hills Act 1884. There have been four subsequent Acts in 1909, 1924, 1930 and 1995. The Malvern Hills Acts were set up to protect the rights of Commoners and the public and to prevent encroachment on the Malvern Hills, lands and commons. Under these and other relevant Acts the Malvern Hills Conservators shall manage the Hills to:

  • Preserve the natural aspect
  • Protect and manage trees, shrubs, turf and other vegetation
  • Prevent unlawful digging and quarrying
  • Keep the Hills open, unenclosed and unbuilt on as open spaces for the recreation and enjoyment of the public
  • Conserve and enhance biodiversity, Sites of Special Scientific Interest and Scheduled Ancient Monuments on its land.

The Conservators are also a registered charity (charity number 515804).

 

Vacancy - Finance Assistant

We are looking for an experienced, numerate and enthusiastic Finance Assistant to work for the Malvern Hills Conservators. Find out more information here.

 

Board Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for a member of the Board of Conservators for Link Ward. Please click here for more details.

 

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