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NCA Profile:103 Malvern Hills (NE361)

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Malvern Hills National Character Area (NCA) comprises a narrow ridge of rounded hills, with hill forts rising above the Severn and Avon Vales to the east. To the west these subside to the Herefordshire Lowlands, and to the north-west they subside to the Herefordshire Plateau. The area is one of great contrasts. These range from the majestic height of the hills themselves to the undulating swells and low wooded escarpments of Eastnor and the Suckley Hills, and to the jumble of rolling hills and woodlands marching away to the west. Most of the area lies within the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
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