Sleeping in the woods

Overnight outside. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the ground in a sleeping bag, in a hammock, in a tree, or...

Watching birds in Denmark

Bird watching Denmark lies on the main migration routes between continental Europe and the rest of Scandinavia. In spring and autumn, a massive migration of...

Making a camp fire at the beach?

Camp fire at the beach? It is okay but keep it small. Public rights on the foreshore and in tidal waters have a long history...

Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

Is it okay to sleep for the night at the public beaches? Well, if the weather is fine you can! However, campers and tents are...
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...
Elk in Denmark

A wild moose has been observed in Denmark for the first time in almost...

A wild moose (known as elk in Scandinavia) has swimmed from Sweden to northern Zealand, Denmark. The last sighting of a wild moose/elk in Denmark...
Set up a tent in Denmark

Sleep on the forest floor – for free

Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned by the Danish Government. You can find the state forests in most...

Introduction to the wild of Denmark

The Wild About Denmark - in short. Nature and wildlife. Denmark occupies 43,094 square kilometers (16,621 square miles) and is the smallest of the Nordic countries....

The Danish Wadden Sea – one of the world’s most valuable tidal areas

The Danish Wadden Sea is the most northern part of the Unesco World Heritage. The Danish Wadden Sea has many particularities, making this region a...

Sustainable forest management

Since adoption of the Danish Forest Act in 1805, forest clearance has been banned in Denmark. The Danish Parliament has recently decided to increase the...