Trail for The Water Cure

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99 Steps, Rose Bank Gardens View of Belle Vue Terrace Malvinha Malvern Museum Anne Darwin's Grave Park View Swan Pools Chalybeate Well

99 Steps, Rose Bank Gardens

99 Steps, Rose Bank Gardens

View of Belle Vue Terrace

View of Belle Vue Terrace

Malvinha

Malvinha

Malvern Museum

Malvern Museum

Malvern Museum is housed within the Priory Gatehouse. Built in 1480 the Gatehouse has been extended many times, but the original porters ‘squint’ (a slit for viewing visitors before opening the door) and the large oak gateposts survive.

Anne Darwin's Grave

Anne Darwin's Grave

Anne Darwin was the second child and eldest daughter of Charles and Emma Darwin. She was taken to Great Malvern in the hope that her poor health would be improved by the Water Cure, but sadly she died aged 10 in Malvern and is buried in the Priory Churchyard.

Park View

Park View

Built around 1848, Park View was originally built as a Hydropathic Water Cure Establishment. When the 'Water Cure' fell out of fashion the Park View became the County Hotel. It was also later used to accommodate Royal Radar Establishment apprentices.

Swan Pools

Swan Pools

Chalybeate Well

Chalybeate Well

This plaque marks the place of the Chalybeate Well which was used by visitors for medicinal purposes in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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