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Cotswold and Malvern Line Rail Trail


66 km / 41 miles
A route which links the stations on the Cotswold & Malvern Line.

From Great Malvern the Three Choirs Way is joined near Madresfield until close to Powick with its medieval bridge. Here the Monarch's Way is taken into Worcester. After leaving the city field paths lead, by way of the village of Peopleton, to Pershore. Shakespeare's Avon Way is then picked up as far as Evesham. Further field paths lead to Honeybourne.

UPDATE June 2024: Temporary closure of Old Powick Bridge. For details of diversion see


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Agricultural land
Start: SO783457 - Great Malvern, Worcestershire View on StreetMap
Finish: SP115448 - Honeybourne, Worcestershire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Worcestershire Rail Trails - Cotswold & Malvern Line

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Cotswold and Malvern Line Guide  (Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership  - 2023 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 150
OS Landranger Active 150
OS Explorer 190, 204, 205
OS Explorer Active 190, 204, 205

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Route Profile:

66.0 km (41.0 miles)
520 m (1,706 ft) ascent
104 m (341 ft)  maximum height

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