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STOP PRESS | Old Teme Bridge Cycle Pedestrian Diversion Options

Unfortunately, due to flood damage, the Old Powick Bridge will be closed for several months in 2024.

This affects our Great Malvern to Worcester Foregate Street Rail Trail. Work is due to start on repairs from 12th February and a diversion has been put in place.

Details can be found here (pdf)

Details can be found here [link to pdf].

Rail trails | The Cotswold and Malvern Line

canal barge
basket of plums
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton
The battle of Evesham illustration
Cotswolds Malverns Overview iIlustrations

Walks along the line

Cotswold and Malvern Line Rail Trails map

Great Malvern to Worcester Foregate St

19.3 Km/12.1 Miles | Grade Easy

Worcestershire Parkway to Pershore

9.8 Km / 6.13 Miles | Grade Easy

Pershore to Evesham

14 Km / 8.8 Miles | Grade Easy

Evesham to Honeybourne

12.7 Km / 7.9 Miles | Grade Easy
Great Malvern to Worcester Foregate St

Great Malvern to Worcester Foregate St

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19.3 Km/12.1 Miles | Easy | > 4.5 hours

19.3 Km/12.1 Miles | Easy | > 4.5 hours

Route summary
From Great Malvern we head to Malvern Link station. Here we follow the Three Choirs Way for much of the way to Powick Bridge and then the Monarch’s Way into the City.

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Worcester Foregate St to Worcestershire Parkway

Worcester Foregate St to Worcestershire Parkway

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9.1 Km / 5.7 Miles | Easy | > 2.5 hours

9.1 Km / 5.7 Miles | Easy | > 2.5 hours

Route summary
From Foregate St we head to the canal and Shrub Hill station. We then climb through Perry Wood to Worcester Woods Country Park and under the M5 to skirt Spetchley Park.

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Worcestershire Parkway to Pershore

Worcestershire Parkway to Pershore

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9.8 Km / 6.1 Miles | Easy | > 2.5 hours

9.8 Km / 6.1 Miles | Easy | > 2.5 hours

Route summary
From Parkway we pass through open countryside passing a modern Monastery and folly before reaching the pretty village of Peopleton. Then on to Pinvin and Pershore station.

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Pershore to Evesham

Pershore to Evesham

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14 Km / 8.8 Miles | Easy | > 2.5 hours

14 Km / 8.8 Miles | Easy | > 2.5 hours

Route summary
We head over to the River Avon. The walk then follows Shakespeare’s Avon Way through picturesque Fladbury and Charlton and on a hand drawn ferry (£1) into Evesham.

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Evesham to Honeybourne

Evesham to Honeybourne

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12.7 Km / 7.9 Miles Easy > 2.5 hours

12.7 Km / 7.9 Miles Easy > 2.5 hours

Route summary
After leaving Evesham the walk passes through the pretty villages of Badsey and Bretforton (with its famous NT owned pub) and on through a large Strawberry Farm to Honeybourne.

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Great Malvern - Malvern Link - Foregate St - Shrub Hill - Parkway - Pershore - Evesham - Honeybourne

The Cotswold & Malvern Line

Great Malvern – Malvern Link – Foregate St – Shrub Hill – Parkway – Pershore – Evesham – Honeybourne
The Cotswold and Malvern Line

The Cotswold and  Malvern Line gives access to the famous Malvern Hills via Great Malvern and Malvern Link, the historic city of Worcester, and the picturesque market towns of Pershore and Evesham.

Stourbridge - Hagley - Blakedown - Kidderminster - Hartlebury - Droitwich Spa - Foregate St

The Wyre Valley Line

Stourbridge – Hagley – Blakedown – Kidderminster – Hartlebury – Droitwich Spa – Foregate St
The Wyre Valley Line

The Wyre Valley Line runs through rolling countryside into the heart of Worcestershire connecting the villages of Hagley and Blakedown, Kidderminster, Hartlebury and the famous Droitwich Spa with the city of Worcester.

The Saltway Line

The Saltway Line connects Worcester with the historic town of Droitwich Spa, the market town of Bromsgrove and the charming village of Barnt Green offering access to the famous Lickey Hills.

The Arrow Valley Line

The Arrow Valley Line provides access to the Lickey Hills at Barnt Green, canal walks at Alvechurch, and to the town of Redditch with it’s the needle manufacturing history.

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