Nørresø

Hiking route in romantic nature

The 5 km long hike around Nørresø is surrounded by old and romantic forest, and several places on the route it is possible to walk all the way down to the lake, where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the winding lake shore.

All year round you can experience a rich bird life when you visit Nørresø. In the autumn, there are very good conditions for spotting greylag geese - they spend the night on the lake.

When you get to the eastern corner of Nørresø, you can experience Lucieø, which remarkably has a spring mite on the island. You can best spot the beautiful island from the easternmost point of the route, where you can follow a path down to the lake shore. At the lake shore there is a bench so you can take a rest at the same time.

After the walk around Nørresø, you can take the trip past Brahetrolleborg church, where you can experience a beautiful baptismal font in marble.

Attractions

  • Nørresø houses a cormorant colony, and in the autumn there are also good opportunities to spot sea eagles.
  • A group of older beech trees, which have been allowed to stand and crack together in harmony with nature. The trees can be experienced in the southeast corner of the lake.
  • On the trip you can experience Lucieø, which is located in the eastern corner of Nørresø. The island is also called Jens Baggesen's Island, because in 1785 it was donated to Jens Baggesen by the count at Brahetrolleborg.

Frequently Asked Questions

It is possible to park in the car park at the entrance to Nørresø. You get to the car park by driving along Brændegårdsvej north of Brændegård Lake.

Yes, both Nørresø and the neighboring lake Brændegård Sø are protected.

Yes you can, just remember to keep it on a leash.

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