Partner Profile – Malvern Hills GeoCentre

The Malvern Hills GeoCentre is the official visitor information centre for the Geopark Way. It is situated on the western slopes of the Hills, providing information about the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark, the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Malvern Hills & Commons.  Wall maps in the Centre show the Geopark and its geology, iPads allow visitors to access a wealth of information, and a large video wall shows panoramas and videos of the region.  There are also have some small displays of fossils and rocks from the region, and some relevant kids’ activities at a school-desk workstation.

GeoCentre entrance 1

GeoCentre entrance

Commanding amazing views over Herefordshire towards Wales, Cafe H2O within the Centre serves a range of light locally sourced / homemade lunches and refreshments. A selection of souvenirs, maps, and postcards are also available for purchase.  Facilities include an on-site free car park, disabled access, highchairs & baby-changing facilities, and free wi-fi.  For those with limited mobility, it is also possible to hire an all-terrain Tramper mobility scooter so as to visit the Worcestershire Beacon and see some of flora, fauna and geological features along the way.

View to GeoCentre and beyond

View to GeoCentre and beyond