Activities for children in North Jutland 2024

There is a wealth of experiences for children in North Jutland. To give you an overview, we list on this page some of the best experiences for families with children. 

In this guide you will find a lot of tips and recommendations for experiences that are particularly interesting when the family needs to find activities in North Jutland. 

Are you looking for a specific city or area in North Jutland? So jump to our overview here.

Europe's Best Amusement Park 2021 and 2022

Try Europe's Best Slide

Fårup Sommerland is impossible to avoid when we talk about experiences in North Jutland. The amusement park has been voted Europe's Best Amusement Park in both 2021 and 2022, where Denmark's largest roller coaster, Fønix, was also honored with the award as Europe's Best Amusement Park.

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Main attraction for children

Visit Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo is one of Denmark's most visited attractions, and the suburban zoo is a true classic and a big hit with families with children, which we can not miss.

Large experience center in Aalborg

Visit Springeren

Springeren in Aalborg is an experience center of 15,000 square meters packed with experiences. Here you can go down in a submarine, sail in a sailing simulator, visit Aalborg Mini City and dive into several exhibitions with history.

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Farm Fun in Aalbæk

A little south of Skagen you will find Farm Fun in the town of Aalbæk. Here, the children can frolic for hours with the many activities.

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Go troll hunting

If you haven't yet taken the kids on a hunt for Thomas Dambo's trolls, then you have something to look forward to! In Denmark we have 25 trolls, and in North Jutland you will find, for example, one in Thy, on Egholm near Aalborg and one in Mariager. A fabulous and very popular activity.

Natural experiences

Nymarksminde Farmpark

Just outside Aalborg, you will find Nymarksminde Farmpark, an experience for families with children, with lots of stuffed animals, activities and the possibility of a B&B farm holiday!

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Take a walk in Rold Skov

Explore Denmark's largest forest, and experience the unspoilt nature in Troldeskoven and Urskoven. It is also possible to lace up your hiking boots and explore the heather-clad Rebild Hills with a fantastic view of Gravlev Ådal. 

We have compiled a guide of the area. 

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Child-friendly beaches and bathing spots

We have made a map of child-friendly beaches in North Jutland, so you can easily find the bathing places where the beach is wide and the water shallow.

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Take to the playground

There are a multitude of playgrounds scattered throughout the North Jutland landscape.

We have made a map overview of many of them so you can easily find a playground nearby.

Do you know a good playground that is not already on the map? Then we would love to hear from you.

A monastery from the Middle Ages

Børglum Monastery

Not far from Løkken you can find Børglum Kloster, which can be dated all the way back to the Middle Ages. The buildings are steeped in history, despite several restorations over time. You can visit the monastery and get an insight into its many years of history, see Børglum Kloster Church, or visit the museum where there are more than 15 exhibitions regarding art, history and culture. 

At Christmas, a popular Christmas market is also held at Børglum Kloster, which is worth a visit!

Denmark's largest land protection

Lille Vildmose

With 7,600 hectares of protected nature, Lille Vildmose is some of the wildest nature we have in Denmark. Start at Lille Vildmosecentret and embark on some completely unique experiences, regardless of whether you are away with or without children.

Child-friendly museums

Explore the North Jutland Coastal Museum

North Jutland Coastal Museum is a museum, which is divided into four different exciting locations in North Jutland. You can explore the four museums with one ticket - and dive into the history that has unfolded on the shores of North Jutland. 

See our guide to the four museums - so you can get an overview of the many experiences that await you. 

Northern Europe's largest aquarium 

Explore the North Sea Oceanarium

The North Sea Oceanarium in Hirtshals takes both children and adults under the surface of the sea and gives you some unique experiences. Here you will also find a huge outdoor area with a large playground etc. - so it is also obvious to visit on the hot summer days.

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