Family Days Out
The Malvern Hills are only 8 miles away from the site and offer a huge variety of walks with spectacular views. There are a number of car parks over the hills or the number 44 bus runs from outside the Manor Farm pub to the foot of a number of paths up the hills. A walking and cycling map for Malvern and the hills can be found here. For more serious walkers OS maps can be purchased online of from walking shops in Great Malvern. We also have some copies of maps and walking routes available to guests in our site office. There are a number of pubs and tea shops around the hills to break up the walking.
Severn Valley Railway
The Severn Valley Railway is working steam railway which runs from Kidderminster station to Bridgenorth. It is a lovely day out, you can get on an off the trains at different stations on the route and visit there locomotive museum or walk between some of the closer stops. It is a great visit for photography enthusiasts with lots of great photo opportunities as along the picturesque route alongside the river Severn. Fares on 2/11/14 for unlimited travel and museum entry were £18 for adults, £16.50 for seniors and £11.50 for children but check the website for up to date prices and to get a discount for booking in advance.
West Midlands Safari Park
The West Midlans Safari Park holds over 165 exotic species with a 4 mile drive through safari. The park also has a large adventure theme park, walk through adventure trail and African village. The park is a 17 mile, 30 minute drive from the glamping site. Current prices are around £15 for adults and £10 for children but check and book in advance for discounts on their website.
Morgan Car Factory
The Morgan Car Factory have been making their classic vintage sports cars at their site in Malvern for over 100 years. The factory do guided tours where you can see the craftsmen at work on Monday – Thursday and Friday Mornings which can be organised through the contacts on their website. Prices are £12.50 for adults and £7.50 for children. The factory is a 10 minute, 5 mile drive from the glamping site.
Worcester is a historic cathedral city with a spectacular 12th century cathedral which featured on the old £20 notes. The city still has a number of old Tudor buildings including the Commandery which is a museum about the civil war and free admission Tudor House museum. The city has a good range of shopping with large departments stores and many small boutiques on pedestrianised streets. The growth of the University in recent years has also led to Worcester developing a vibrant night life with lots of restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs to suit all ages and tastes. Other activities in the city include a visit to the Royal Worcester Porcelain museum , Worcester Race Course, Worcester Cricket ground or a walk along the river. The glamping site is a 30 minute, 2 mile river walk to the city center, or a five minute drive or bus ride.