The Malvern Hills End to End Challenge
Sun 26 May 2024 Ledbury, Worcestershire, UK Entries closed

The Malvern Hills End to End Challenge

Take on a day challenge to walk the length of the iconic Malvern Hills for WellChild - along the ridge, over all the hill summits and through ancient woodland to return for your well-earned medal.

  • Sun 26 May 2024
  • Entries closed
Chase End Hill, Ledbury > Holy Trinity Church, North Malvern, Malvern

The Malvern Hills End to End Challenge



All ages

  • 11 miles hiking


Enjoy some of the best views in England in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This 11-mile route takes you over the Malvern Hills, through ancient woodland, open moors and the historical sites at British Camp and Midsummer Hill.

As a moderately strenuous walk, the Malvern’s End to End Challenge is a great way to test yourself, whether you’re a novice pushing yourself to complete your hardest walk to date or a seasoned walker looking for a well-organised walk.


  • A charity challenge walk along the length of the Malvern Hills
  • Take in hill summits, ancient woodland, open moors and historical sites
  • Soak up the countryside in springtime and kick-start an active summer
  • Enter on your own, with your dog, as a family or as a team
  • Well-organised day with coach transfer, snack bag, goodies, medal and more
  • Raise sponsorship to help seriously ill children

  • All fitness levels
  • Dogs allowed
  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Teams

On the day

  • Meet the group at Holy Trinity Church Hall.
  • Be transported by coach to the start of the walk near Chase End Hill.
  • Over the course of the day you'll walk north along the ridge and over all the hill summits.
  • Marshals will mark key points along the route to point you in the right direction.
  • There are numerous cafes selling refreshments and public toilets on the route.
  • Return back to the meeting point at Holy Trinity Church Parish Hall.
  • Receive your well-earned medal from the team!

Fitness levels

This is an 11-mile route over varying terrain with some ascents and descents. You'll need hiking boots or sturdy outdoor shoes and you'll be able to go at your own pace.

  • Cafe
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Holy Trinity Church, North Malvern
1 North Malvern Road
Great Malvern
WR14 4LR

  • Hilly
  • Marshals
  • Point to point
  • Single start
  • Toilets
  • Traffic free
  • Wave start
  • Way markers

Wave times

You have 3 options for the start time of your walk, 8am, 9am or 10am.


  • Lift sharing scheme

  • Map
  • Medal
  • Post-race meal


  • Transport from the meeting point to the start of the route at Chase End Hill by coach including a safety briefing before you set off
  • Snack bag for the walk
  • WellChild branded walking bandana
  • WellChild Malvern End to End Challenge Medal and certificate
  • Treat bag and rosette for each dog that takes part
  • Marshals at checkpoints along the route
  • Hot snacks at the end of the walk
  • Maps and directions for the route
  • 10% discount at some major retailers

  • Fundraising materials
  • Fundraising support

There is no fundraising target amount; you are simply encouraged to raise as much as you can for WellChild.


Providing practical and emotional support to improve life for seriously ill children.

WellChild is the national charity for sick children. It provides essential practical and emotional support for seriously ill children, young people and those who care for them across the UK to ensure they receive the best possible quality of care.

  • All ages
  • Enter online

The walk is open to all ages however under 18s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.