NEED TO KNOW
Distance: 7 miles.
Duration: 5 hours.
Level: A steep ascent and descent.
Parking: Street parking in Bredons Norton.
Toilets and refreshments: Royal Oak, Bredon and the Silk Mill, Beckford.
Transport links: Buses 540 and 575 stop in Bredon; you’d then need a taxi to Bredons Norton.
Map: OS Explorer 190: Malvern Hills & Bredon Hill.
Further reading: Benedict’s Pool and A Hill Called Bredon by Fred Archer.