Ideally located in the Malvern Hills, The Cottage in the Wood offers easy access to and unforgettable views of the Cotswolds, Vale of Evesham and Severn Valley. Step outside to explore nine miles of stunning hills rising dramatically from the flats of the Severn valley forming a natural border between Worcestershire and Herefordshire, discover the pretty towns and villages or visit local museums and theatre.
Discover the pretty towns and villages of The Malverns including the Victoria spa town of Malvern, home to Edward Elgar, the historic market town of Ledbury and the riverside town of Upton upon Severn.
Visit the home of the famous Morgan car at the Morgan Motor Company in Malvern for a guided tour of the working factory or see a play, musical, film or exhibition at the Malvern Theatres which attracts productions from the London circuit.
Visit the historical Croome Court set in a landscape designed by Capability Brown or discover the places that inspired Edward Elgar to compose some of his greatest music on the 35 mile Elgar Route through Hereford and Worcester.
If you enjoy a tipple, there are plenty of local vineyards to explore, or you could take a tour of the Friday Beer Company Brewery based in Malvern, founded by three scientists.
If you’re feeling active, go cycling through steep woodland or undulating meadows, go horse-riding across the hills, or book the Land Rover experience at Eastnor Castle, with miles of diverse track and exciting terrain.
Of course, there’s so much of the wonderful Worcestershire countryside to enjoy on foot. Many of the routes start at Cottage in the Wood, too. We’ve shared five of the top walks here.
There are so many entertaining things to do at both Cottage in the Wood, and the local area. If you are interested in live music and entertainment overlooking the Malvern Hills, upcoming events in the local area, Christmas celebrations and more, don’t miss our events calendar.