Covid-19 notice - Car parks to reopen

Following the release of the latest Government guidelines (10th May), we have made the decision to reopen our car parks on the Malvern Hills and Commons from Wednesday 13th May.  This follows the announcement that people in England can travel anywhere within the country to exercise.  

Read the latest updates here.

The Malvern Hills Trust car parks provide a starting point for many walks, cycles and adventures over the Hills and Commons. Monies received from car parking fees go directly towards nature conservation and management of the Hills to protect this special place for people and for wildlife.  


Use the interactive map to find our car parks.

Please note that Tank Quarry car park is closed for the foreseeable future following a rock fall.


Pay and display parking

  • Car parking on the Hills is available 7 days a week between the hours of 6am and 11pm* **, please note that overnight parking is prohibited.
  • The cost of pay and display parking is £4.50 per day valid on the day of issue and can be used in any of the MHT car parks throughout the purchase date.
  • Please ensure your ticket is clearly displayed on the front windscreen of your vehicle.
  • Please note that tickets are not transferable.
  • Disabled badge holders can park free of charge.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, car park machines are only accepting card payments at this time. 

*Black Hill car park is open from 6am to 9pm.
**Tank Quarry car park is open from 6am to 6pm.

Residents' car parking passes

We are grateful to everyone who support the conservation of the hills and commons by purchasing passes for our car parks.  Residents within the town of Malvern and the parishes of Colwall, Guarlford, Malvern Wells, Mathon and West Malvern who pay the levy to the Trust on their council tax bill, are entitled to an annual concessionary parking pass at £5.70 each.

Residents’ parking passes 2020/21 - arrangements for purchase, May 2020

The office of Malvern Hills Trust will for the time being remain closed to the public, to ensure the safety of both the public and our staff. We are not aware of any plans for either Malvern or Colwall libraries to re-open, so facilities for buying residents’ parking passes for the Hills are not currently available at either location.

Passes for 2019/20 (orange passes)have now expired.

Options for buying new passes for 2020/21 are as follows:

  • By email – by completing the application form, providing proof of address and making payment by BACs. Completed forms and proof of address should be emailed to
  • By post – by completing the application form, providing proof of address and making with payment by cheque or BACs. Applications should be posted to Malvern Hills Trust, Manor House, Grange Road, Malvern, WR14 3EY 

If neither of these is possible,

  • By telephone, with payment by card. Please only use this option if you cannot apply in any other ways.

Passes cost £5.70 each plus £1.00 for postage and administration and a maximum of three passes are available per household.

Your new pass will be valid until the 31st May 2021.

Please bear with us as we manage what is likely to be a very high number of requests for passes. We will aim to process all applications within 14 days, but cannot guarantee that.

Annual Parking Passes

Following the reopening of the Malvern Hills Trust car parks, Annual car park passes can now be purchase from the Trust over the phone or by post. Passes cost £38.00 (£14.50 for a second vehicle at the same household) and are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Please be patient with us as we are expecting a large number of enquiries.  We will deal with your application as soon as possible.

Annual pass application form (PDF)
Annual pass application form (Word doc)

Parking Charges

Please be aware that failure to pay and display a valid ticket could result in a parking charge.  The standard parking charge is £40.00 (reduced to £20.00 if paid within 7 days of receipt).  Our car parks are regularly patrolled by our wardens every day except Christmas Day.


Designated Coach Parking can be found at British Camp only.  The coach parking bays are subject to pay and display and coach drivers need to purchase three tickets (£13.50 per day) from the meter opposite.


The Malvern Hills Trust accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage to vehicles parked in their car parks or the contents thereof.  Visitors are urged to ensure their vehicles are left secure and that no valuables are left in their vehicles.