A spa town with a rich history, Malvern in Worcestershire is filled with open land and lies next to the beautiful Malvern Hills. There is evidence to suggest that the history of the area goes back to the Bronze Age with the town itself being founded by Benedictine monks in the 11th century. Malvern was home to composer, Sir Edward Elgar, for most of his life, and his remains are buried at the cemetery in Little Malvern. Other famous people with links to this town include CS Lewis, Franklin D Roosevelt, Charles Hastings, and Benedict Carpenter.
Malvern has been known for a number of industries over the years, including research & development, manufacturing, and agriculture. There are a number of big name businesses in these industries that still have office space and commercial facilities in the Malvern area. This includes Goodrich Corporation, Textlocal, Chance Brothers, Morgan Motor Works, Nicholson Organs, City Electrical Factors Lids, and Malvern Instruments Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you want entertainment, Malvern Theatres in the Winter Gardens, is the place to go, as it hosts a range of performances to suit different tastes. For a unique theatre experience, there is also The Theatre of Small Convenience, which was once in the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest in the world, with its capacity to hold just 12 people. Eating out in Malvern is a delight, with many different options on offer. Anupam is a great place if you want to enjoy spicy Indian cuisine while The Wellington Inn offers a range of tasty British dishes. For a taste of the Mediterranean you can head to The Fig Tree.
Connectivity by road is provided in Malvern via major roads including the A449 and there is also easy access to the M5 and M50 motorways. Rail services can be accessed from two railway stations in the town, which are at Great Malvern and Malvern Link, operating on the Cotswold Line. This provides easy access by rail to major cities such as Birmingham, London, Cheltenham, and Oxford amongst others. Reliable bus and taxi networks provide alternative means of transport in the town, with air links available at Birmingham International Airport.