Places to Park
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All the car parks provide a starting point for walks over the Hills and Commons.
Blackhill: Access to the Blackhill Easier Access Trail, to contour walks to the Wyche Cutting and to Britsh Camp and beyond. This is a good alternative to Bristish Camp car park, with grassy areas suitable for picnics.WR13 6DW or grid SO 76580 40652
British Camp: Access to the ancient earthworks of British Camp and the southern Hills beyond. Toilets (including disabled facilities) close by. This is the busiest of the MHC car parks and is often full at peak times. WR13 6DW or grid SO 76290 40389
Earnslaw: Access to the Earnslaw Easier Access Trail through mature woodland to Earnslaw Pool. Also to St Ann's Well and the Worcestershire Beacon. WR14 4EG or grid SO 77050 44182
Gardiner's Quarry: Access to the western contour paths between the Wyche Cutting and Blackhill. Situated on the scenic Jubilee Drive. Grassy area suitable for picnics near the Upper car park. WR13 6DN or grid SO 76627 42097
Hollybush: Holybush is a small car park that is owned by Eastnor Estate there is limited parking. HR8 1ET or grid SO 75890 36934
Malvern Link: Park If you just want to enjoy the view and stretch your legs the car parks on Malvern Link are free. WR14 2TZ or grid SO 78042 47224
North Quarry: Access to North Hill and the Worcestershire Beacon. A large car park, with plenty of parking space. WR14 4LX or grid SO 77050 46932
Plateau: This is a car park near the Wyche cutting that takes approximately twenty cars. WR13 6DQ or grid SO76815 43422
Swinyard: Access to Castlemorton Common and the southern Hills. Please note that it is against the byelaws to park anywhere except in the designated car park on Castlemorton Common. WR13 6BX or grid SO 76630 38131
West of England: Situated on the west side of the Hills south of West Malvern one of the quieter car parks with ample parking. Also the best for sunsets. Although a steeper climb it is in fact the quickest way to the Worcestershire Beacon. A big grassy bank is perfect for summer picnics and a great place for kids to play. WR14 4DG or grid SO 76620 44927
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Pay and Display Car Parks
Money received from car parking fees are put back into managing the Malvern Hills for public enjoyment and nature conservation. The car parks are patrolled by Wardens.
- £3.00 per day valid on the day of issue on this and other MHC car parks.
- Car parking allowed 7 days a week between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m.
- Please display your ticket on the front windscreen of your vehicle.
- Tickets are not transferable.
Charges for failure to pay and display
- Standard charge of £40.00 (£20.00 if paid within 7 days) for failure to purchase and display a valid ticket.
- An external agency settles the fines and we regret we cannot enter into discussions on individual cases.
- Disabled badge holders can park free of charge.
- No coaches except at British Camp
- No overnight parking
- Annual and concessionary passes (see below) must be displayed clearly at all times.
The Conservators accept no responsibility for loss or damage to vehicles parked in this car park or the contents thereof except where such loss is caused by the negligence of the Conservators.
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Annual Pass for Local Residents
Council Tax payers in the town of Malvern, and the parishes of Colwall, Guarlford, Malvern Wells, Mathon and West Malvern are entitled to an annual concessionary car parking sticker at a cost of £2.00. The pass entitles the owner to park in any Malvern Hills Conservators Car Park any time of the year.
Stickers cover the period from 1st April to 31st March and are available from our office at Manor House, Grange Road, Malvern WR14 3EY (opposite Malvern Theatres) and The Tourist Information Office in Church Street.
You will be asked to provide your driving licence, council tax bill or some other item showing your address and you will need to know your car registration as this will be written on your pass.
Please note that businesses in those areas do not qualify.
Annual Pass for Visitors
Annual parking stickers (for those not residing in the areas stated above) cost £30.00 and can be obtained from our office. Alternatively you can down-load an application form by clicking on this link, fill it in and return it, with a cheque for the correct amount, to the address on the form.
We are open Monday to Friday from: 9am-1pm & 2pm-4pm
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Parking in the Town
Confusingly the Malvern Hills District Council have a similar name and you will need a different payment for town car park.
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