The delightful town of Malvern is situated in the foothills of the Malvern Hills - a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Your holidays in Malvern will be based in the west of the county of Worcestershire, a mere stone’s thrown away from the historic county city of Worcester. The self catering accommodation in Malvern is likely to come in the form of a well-appointed and furnished apartment in the centre of the town and a cosy and quintessentially English cottage in the rural areas.
The town of Malvern has a surprisingly varied range of activities to keep you entertained whilst making the most of the self catering accommodation in the area. There is a swimming pool in the centre of the town that will prove to be a major hit with the kids in your travelling group. For the even more active, there is also a well-equipped leisure centre that will present you with the chance to enjoy tennis, squash, badminton, indoor bowls and racket-ball. The town also includes theatrical productions and a decent cinema complex.
Whilst enjoying your holidays in Malvern and the surrounding area, there are a number of great places for you to visit, all of which are easily within an hour’s drive in any direction. The Malvern Hills are on your very own doorstep and you must take some time to explore this beautiful part of the West Midlands. The city of Birmingham is a short trek up the M5 motorway and this is where you can enjoy some of the best shopping opportunities in the country - but then, we are talking about the second largest city in the whole of the UK. You may also be interested in visiting Cadbury World, in the Bourneville area, whilst in this neck of the woods. The West Midlands Safari Park must rank as the largest tourist attraction in the county and this is located very close to your self catering accommodation in Malvern.
You may well tend to notice how the town of Malvern is slightly protected from the worst of the elements on your holidays in the area. This is all down to the fact that the mountains of Wales, the Cotswold Hills and Malvern Hills all surround the settlement. The average temperature during the Summer months is around a very pleasant 22 degrees Celsius. During the months of January and February, this will fall as low as 7 or 8 degrees. The average rainfall in Malvern is a little higher than other areas in Worcestershire, at 29 inches per year.
If you like to let the train take the strain on your holidays in Malvern, you will be delighted to learn that there is a busy railway station to be found in the area. This will connect you with the rest of the UK’s main network. If you would prefer to travel to Malvern by car, the M5 and M50 motorways are both conveniently close to the town. For air arrivals, the nearest airport is Birmingham International (BHX), which is around an hour’s drive away.