Country houses

The Danish stately homes and country houses have a special story to tell about Denmark's history and cultural heritage. But as living reminders of the past, country houses are just as much a story about the present day. With the addition of new accommodation and conference facilities, both Hindsgavl Slot and Nørre Vosborg have been given new life and purpose, while preserving the old buildings and their romantic past for future generations.

Landstedet set fra adkomstvejen. Foto:Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

Country House by Kay Fisker (1917 (restoration 2014-2016))

The country house in Snekkersten by Kay Fisker was built as a summer residence for pump manufacturer JW Friis in 1918. This property is an excellent example of neoclassicism in Denmark.

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

Hindsgavl Castle (1784-1785)

Hindsgavl Castle has roots tracing back 800 years. The present manor with its main house, wings and farm buildings, built in 1784-85 by chamberlain Christian Holger Adeler and his wife Karen Basse Fønss, is a fine example of early neo-classical Danish architecture.

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Realdania Byg

Nørre Vosborg (1542-2008)

Nørre Vosborg, one of very few remaining manors in the western Jutland marshes, dates back to the 13th Century. The particularly well preserved manor ranks as the finest in this part of the country.

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