St. Wulstan's Local Nature Reserve

About the 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.


Download: St Wulstans Management Plan 2022 to 2032 (PDF)

Download: A history St Wulstans hospital site (PDF)


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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.

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Accessibility information
  • parking areas for disabled visitors
  • the site is flat
  • Waymarked Easy Access Trail (is 1.2 km long with further rout 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

Ordnance Survey Maps Explorer 190 (14), Landranger 150.


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Site facilities
  • parking
  • on site walking
  • information

Download: Use of outlying site form (Word document)


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

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