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New bracken management

Tuesday 31 July 2018

You may have seen evidence of our bracken management on the Hills - the stripy slopes! We're also controlling bracken in other ways. This week a professional contractor will be targeting two small areas of bracken with a herbicide spray. We have pu…

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New cycling trail to help visitors find their way

Wednesday 25 July 2018

A new signposted trail for mountain bikers has been installed to help cycling visitors find their way around the Malvern Hills. Starting at North Quarry car park the circular route follows bridleways and permissive paths on the Hills open to mountai…

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Sheep Safe dog training courses offered

Monday 16 July 2018

We are once again offering subsidised dog training courses for local dog owners who walk the Malvern Hills and Commons. The courses, led by dog behaviourist Sue Harper, are aimed at teaching dog owners how to keep control of their dogs around livesto…

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Land management results in 'stripy' Hills

Thursday 05 July 2018

Distinctive stripes on the slopes of the Malvern Hills can now be seen as this year's programme of bracken management begins. To weaken the dense stands of bracken, areas are rolled twice over the summer using a tractor twice which creates distincti…

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Fires and barbecues are prohibited on the Malvern Hills.

Thursday 05 July 2018

On Monday 2nd July a large fire occurred at West of England Quarry that required attendance from multiple fire crews from Malvern and surrounding areas.  Having brought the fire under control, fire crews had to remain on site for a further 24 hours, …

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Visitors urged to take care as wildfire risk increases

Wednesday 04 July 2018

With the recent hot, dry weather, visitors to the Malvern Hills are being reminded to be aware of the risk of wildfires on the Hills and Common. This summer's high temperatures and low rainfall has resulted in the drying of the vegetation including …

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MHT delighted to be selected for new charity campaign

Tuesday 03 July 2018

We are delighted to be selected as the charity to benefit from a new campaign from Mountain Warehouse. UK outdoor retailer, Mountain Warehouse, has designed a range of 5 canvas tote bags, where 100% of the profits from each bag sold will go to local…

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