Donations and Legacies

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As a charity, support for our work is vital to help protect and care for the Malvern Hills and Commons for future generations.  

Whether large or small, a gift to us can help support our projects to look after this important landscape.

You can make a donation online at Just Giving, send us a cheque or you can make a donation over the phone.

Make a donation at Just Giving


Making a difference

Your kind donation will go directly towards conserving the Hills and Commons for people and wildlife.

Donations are a crucial part of our income and help us to undertake a variety of projects including, improve access for local people and visitors on the Hills and Commons or conserve habitats for butterflies

You can make a one off donation or make monthly contributions to help keep the Hills and Commons special for future generations.

Make a donation at Just Giving

How you can help

If you'd like to make a contribution to a specific project, please take a look at the information below on what we're asking for support for at this time.
More projects will be added to this list in the future as they develop.

Support our work - Thirds Wood tree planting 

Help us to secure the future of Thirds Wood through the donation of tree saplings.
Support our work - Thirds Wood tree planting (Word doc)
Support our work - Thirds Wood tree planting (PDF)

Support our work - Providing information for visitors

Support our work to help visitors orientate themselves, plan walks and find out more what makes the Hills and Commons so special.
Support our work - Providing information for visitors (Word doc)
Support our work - Providing information for visitors (PDF)

Support our work - Improving access in Townsend Way Community Woodland

Provide a resting place for visitors to the Community Woodland by making a donation towards benches in this little-known green space. Your donation will form part of a larger project to provide a new footbridge and surfacing along paths to provide access for a wide range of users, and provide information for visitors.  More information on the project will be available soon.
Support our work - Improving access in the Community Woodland (Word doc)
Support our work - Improving access in the Community Woodland (PDF)

We're sorry that due to over-subscription of memorial benches, we are not able to offer any new benches in any other location other than the Community Woodland at this time - Memorials and giving policy


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Leaving a legacy

Gifts left to the Malvern Hills Trust in Wills are an important part of our income and help us to care for the Malvern Hills for future generations.

Whether your gift is large or small, here are some examples of how your legacy may be used:

  • purhcase a set of new tools for one of our volunteers
  • pollard a veteran black poplar tree
  • repair part of ancient archaeological sites such as British Camp or the Shire Ditch
  • conserve one hectare of open common or restore views
  • restore a section of easier access path

If you are considering leaving a legacy to the Malvern Hills Trust, please read the below leaflet for more information.

Leaving a Legacy

If you have further questions, please call the office on 01684 892002.


Remembering loved ones

The Hills are an important place for many to remember their loved ones.  If you choose to scatter the ashes of a loved one on the Hills, we ask that you avoid the most popular areas and the tops of the Hills.  Please scatter the ashes over a wide area to leave no trace.

Please do not leave any flowers, trinkets, photographs or any other objects on the Hills to mark the site.