Parking

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.


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 £4.80 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.

Car park machines are only accepting card payments at this time, excluding the machine at British Camp car park which accepts cash or card.

*Black Hill car park is open from 6am to 7pm.
**Tank Quarry car park is open from 6am to 6pm.


Levy Payers' car parking passes

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 a concessionary parking pass.

Important update (27th May) 

As proof of eligibility, those wishing to purchase two or three levy payer parking passes must now provide vehicle registration certificates (V5C) for every vehicle they are applying for.  No other forms of identification will be accepted for the purchase of multiple levy payer passes.

For the purchase of one levy payer pass, a copy of the V5C document, driving licence or 2022/23 council tax bill will be accepted as proof of eligibility.

Passes valid from the 1st June 2022 to the 31st May 2023 can be purchased in the following ways:

  • By email - by completing the Levy payer pass application form 2022 (word doc) or Levy payer pass application form 2022 (PDF) and making payment by BACs. A copy of proof of your address (as outlined above) showing your eligibility should be emailed along with your completed application form to parking@malvernhills.org.uk
  • By post - by completing the Levy payer pass postal application form 2022 (PDF) and making payment by cheque or by BACs.  A copy of proof of your address (as outlined above) showing your eligibility should be posted along with your completed application form to Manor House, Grange Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3EY.
  • In person - office opening times are 9:00am to 3:30pm Tuesday to Friday (closed Mondays).  A proof of address is required. Please only use this option if the postal or email options are not available to you. 

Passes cost £6.00 each and are valid until the 31st May 2023.  Please include a stamped addressed envelope with your application, or include an additional £1.00 for postage and administration.

Thank you for your support. We are expecting a large number of applications due to high demand.  We will aim to process your application within 14 days but cannot guarantee this.


Annual Parking Passes

Annual parking passes are available to anyone living outside the levy paying area who regularly visits the Malvern Hills.  Passes can be purchased in the following ways:

Passes cost £41.00 (£16.00 for a second vehicle at the same household) and are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.  Please include a stamped addressed envelope with your application, or include an additional £1.00 for postage and administration.


Replacement or lost passes

If you have bought a new vehicle or changed your vehicle registration please return your old pass to us.  A new Levy Payer pass or Annual pass can be purchased for £1.00 (administration charge) when the original pass is returned.  

The Trust accepts no responsibility for lost passes.  If you are unable to return your old pass, you will be charge full price for a new Levy Payer or Annual pass.


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.


Coaches

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 (£14.40 per day) from the meter opposite.


Responsibility

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.