Malvern Hills

Start: Malvern Link train station, Worcestershire
End: Great Malvern train station, Worcestershire
Distance: 9 miles
Ascent: 2,500 feet
Time: 5 hours
Getting there: Walk starts and ends at the Malvern train stations, which have services to Birmingham and London.
Food and loos: The Wyche Inn and public toilets in Wyche provide an opportunity for a pit stop about halfway along the route.
Terrain: Excellent paths throughout, open hill top ridge.
Difficulty: 2 – easy walking, but plenty of ascent to test out your leg muscles.