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St. Wulstan's Nature Reserve

St. Wulstan's Nature Reserve

Image of St Wulstan's Local Nature Reserve

Born from the site of a World War II hospital St. Wulstan's Local Nature Reserve is a tranquil wildlife haven lying hidden away on the edge of Malvern Wells. With superb views of the Malvern Hills, St. Wulstan's is a serene escape only three miles away from Malvern Town centre. The Reserve covers over 22 hectares and encompasses a surprising network of habitats.

Opening Times

Open daily, 24 hour pedestrian and vehicle access. Admission is Free

Site Location

St. Wulstan's Drive (off Assarts Lane), WR14 4JA. Located just south of Great Malvern off the A449 (Wells Road). Follow the brown and white tourist signs. Grid Reference: SO 783 414.

Accessibility Information

  • Parking areas (sealed surface) for visitors with disabilities
  • Topography of the site is flat
  • Waymarked Easy Access Trail (1.2 km plus optional extensions) is level and surfaced (rolled stone), has a number of large kissing gates and can be uneven in places. It may be suitable for robust pushchairs and smaller mobility scooters
  • Seating is provided at regular points around the site

Image of Nuture to Nature a history of St Wulstans Hospital Site Booklet

Nurture to Nature - A History of the St. Wulstan's Hospital Site; This fascinating booklet draws together the information collected by the St. Wulstan's History Archive Project, Price £2,50

OS Maps

Explorer 190 (14), Landranger 150

Site Facilities

Parking available at St. Wulstan's Nature ReservePicnic facilities available at St. Wulstan's Nature ReserveOn-site Walking available at St. Wulstan's Nature ReserveInformation point available at St. Wulstan's Nature Reserve

For further information contact the Countryside Service on 01905 766493

Download our use of site form (Word Document 56 KB) 

Volunteering at St. Wulstan's Nature Reserve

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Wulstan's Nature Reserve you can find out further information on the volunteer work group pages.

Further Information

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More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Defra
    Department for environmental food and rural affairs.
  • British Waterways
    Creating sustainable waterways for the future.
  • English Heritage
    Looking after the historical environment in England for future generations.
  • Environmental Agency
    The government agency responsible for protecting and improving the environment, water, land and air.
  • Natural England
    The Government advisor on the natural environment.

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This page was last reviewed 26 July 2013 at 11:50.
The page is next due for review 22 January 2015.