One of the most significant groups of preserved barrows in the region of Himmerland, the seven barrows are all from the Stone Age, approx. 3000 BC. Here traces of Iron Age settlement have also been found.
The area offers opportunities to stay in shelters and tents. Here you also find sports fields, a natural obstacle course and a planet themed walk. There is disabled friendly access.
The vineyard mainly produces white wine, and during the season several events are held with lectures, music and dining. There are activities almost year-round at the vineyard.
During the summer there is ample opportunity to take a dip in the lovely lake of Hornum Sø, and basic accommodation is also available.
Along the approx. 3.8 km lakeside hiking and running track there are benches where you can enjoy the views and the silence. The area is also a dog forest and there is a bridle path and a natural fitness area. There is also a picnic area with a toilet, picnic tables/benches and a campsite for tents.
Højris Watermill is located in the rolling oak scrubland of Skivum Nørrekrat, which is rare in Jutland and expands on both banks of the meandering river Sønderup Å.
Accommodation and meals are available in the village. In the heart of the village you find a Neolithic passage tomb consisting of 14 megaliths and 4 slabs. Remember to bring a flashlight if you want to see the burial chamber.
The offerings here include a put-and-take lake, outdoor and indoor golf as well as accommodation and meals.
This is the village in which one of the most illustrious of the highwaymen of Rold Skov lived, namely John Jensen called ‘Bettefanden’ (‘Little Devil’ in local dialect) from approx. 1801 to 1870. The story goes that he is buried in the pavement – just outside the cemetery dike.
Furnished as an old smallholder’s home, the museum features a workshop and stables from the early 1900s. There is a well-equipped campsite with shelters, toilet, campfire site, etc.
The fortress is the oldest stronghold in Denmark, located approx. 3.5 km southeast of Aars. Archaeological findings show that the site has served as a refuge from approx. 300 to 150 BC. After that the area was abandoned for about 50 years – during the same period as the Cimbri, an ancient tribe that originated in the area, immigrated south to reach France and Spain. Around 100 BC, the site was developed as a stockaded village complete with tapered oak logs.
Accommodation and meals are available.