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The Worcestershire Beacon
Introduction to Walk 1211

Photo from the walk - The Worcestershire Beacon

Region - Malvern Hills

County/Area - Worcestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 970 feet / 294 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk on the Malvern Hills visits the summit of the Worcestershire Beacon, the highest point in the hills and the county. On a fine day the views, especially over the Severn Valley to the Cotswolds, are superb. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1556
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
The Malverns - end to end
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1658
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
The Malverns circular
Grade - very hard
Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
Walk 2664
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Herefordshire Beacon from British Camp car park
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 2380
3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
The Malverns from the Gullet
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2326
4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Herefordshire Beacon from Hollybush
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3502
7.3 miles / 11.6 km away
Two Rivers Walk to Powick and Worcester
Grade - easy
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1516
7.3 miles / 11.7 km away
Pershore Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km
Walk 1355
9.3 miles / 14.8 km away
Stoulton Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2817
9.6 miles / 15.3 km away
The Marcle Ridge from Much Marcle
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2676
10.4 miles / 16.6 km away
River Severn & Apperley from Tewkesbury
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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