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    The untamed sand dunes of Rubjerg

    If you want to experience wild and untamed nature in Denmark then you should visit Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse. Here you will find massive hills of...

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    Watching birds in Denmark

    Denmark can offer a wealth of birdlife at all seasons. Denmark lies on the main migration routes between continental Europe...

    Denmark to build wall to keep out wild boar

    Denmark is echoing Donald Trump and has said it will build a 70 km (43.5 mile) fence on its border with Germany to keep...

    Denmark has become a bit wilder

    Danish nature has become wilder and more exciting in recent years. Large nature restoration projects have succeeded with support from private foundations. New species invade...

    Natural Denmark

    Denmark consists of the peninsula of Jutland, north of Germany, and more than 400 islands, about 80 of which are inhabited. The Danish coastline is all together more than 8000 kilometers long with beaches, islands, marshland, mudflats, inlets and coastal meadows. Denmark is the smallest of the Nordic countries but still with a rich and varied countryside calling for natural adventures.

    What’s up with Danish forest kindergartens?

    A Danish kindergarten system including natural environments and opportunities...

    Be aware of ticks

    How to take precautions against ticks and Lyme disease. The castor bean tick...

    Be aware of ticks

    How to take precautions against ticks and Lyme disease. The castor bean tick is found across Europe including Denmark. It may reach a length of...

    Nature & Wildlife

    Danish nature is the natural home for a large number of plants and animals - estimated around 40,000 species in total. In remote areas the Danish Wildlife includes wolves, migrating Golden Jackals, breeding eagles, Beavers and Red Deers.

    The great egrets have gone north and are now a new breeding species in Denmark.

    The great white heron - a newcomer in Danish nature. The great egret...

    The Mute Swan: National Bird of Denmark

    The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) became the national bird of Denmark in...

    The Red Stag – Denmarks largest land-mammal.

    Facing Denmarks largest land-mammal. The red deer is the largest land-mammal in Denmark....

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    Sleeping in the woods

    Overnight outside. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the...

    Sleep on the forest floor – for free

    Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned...

    Making a camp fire at the beach?

    Camp fire at the beach? It is okay but keep it small. Public...

    Rights of way and accessing land.

    In Denmark, there is a more restricted freedom to roam on privately held land compared to Norway and Sweden. All dunes and beaches and all publicly owned...