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Today I bagged another of the Malvern Hills – Chase End Hill at the southern end of the Malvern Hills.  This is the very last hill in the chain and reaches a mere 624ft (191m) but I think this walk was my favourite to date. We started our walk in Whiteleaf Oak which is a small sprawling hamlet.  I wouldn’t have known where to park or where to start the walk from by… Read More

Finally a weekend when a walk on the hills first thing was a real possibility and strangely after temperatures all week of -5-2C this morning the temperature was 12C, how very strange.  Since my last walk I have wanted to tick Perseverance Hill off my list as I was annoyed that I hadn’t pushed myself that little bit more last time.  So back to the Quarry car park and arriving at 8:45… Read More

To say I am euphoric, ecstatic and triumphant right now would be an understatement.  Last week I introduced you to the challenge my eldest son set me to climb to the top of each of the hills/peaks which make up the Malvern Hills.   Today I decided to cross North Hill off the list.  As its name indicates it is at the north end of the range, the opposite end to the… Read More