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Holiday cottages in Kibak, Western Jutland, Denmark!
Kibæk is situated about 13 km south of the town Herning and surrounded by scenic moor landscapes.
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The small provincial town Kibæk consists of two streets with shops, and it is surrounded by a lovely and fertile nature with moor, forest and streams. An ideal holiday destination for anglers and others, who enjoy to sojourn in the nature. It is possible to buy groceries in Kibæk. In Herning you will find interesting sights, good shopping possibilities and more restaurants. The central location of the area signifies that the distance to activities, excursion spots and many towns is very short.
The beach is not located in the immediate vicinity of Kibæk, but it is possible to swim in the lake Søby Sø, which is very suitable for children and situated about 15 km east of Kibæk. Søby Sø is famous for its clear and very tempting water. About an hour's drive brings you to the North Sea. The beach of Nymindegab, 60 km away, is a long, fine and sandy beach with dunes and Blue Flag. You will also find good bathing beaches by the inlet Ringkøbing Fjord, which is situated about 40 km from Kibæk. By the beach of Bork Havn you can learn how to windsurf.
The lake Skjern Å flows close by Kibæk, and provides the area with a fertile nature. Near Kibæk lie the plantations Harreskov, Høgildgård and Birkebæk Plantage. With its many forest paths and good viewpoints, they are all obvious excursion points. By this forest area you can also see the three bronze age mounds 'Hjortsballehøje'. Right outside of Herning you will find a lovely area with a raised bog. The area is called 'Knudmosen' and has 6 km of walking paths, which invite an active day in fresh air. Kølkær by Søby Sø is a quite unique nature area with i.a. lakes, streams, forest, fields and old coal pits. From the viewpoint 'Udkigspunktet' you can see it all from up above.
The area offers good possibilities for anglers, as both the lake Karstoft Å and the lake Skjern Å are popular fishing spots, where you enjoy the undisturbed and fertile nature. The fishponds Højkilde Lystfiskersø and Silstrup Put & Take are also worth a visit. You can rent canoes and enjoy the breathtaking nature from the lakes Skarrild Å, Skjern Å or Karstoft Å. Golf players will find good conditions in the area around Kibæk, as good golf courses are available by Ringkøbing, Herning and Ikast. In Herning you will find a variety of leisure activities, like f.x. a swimming baths, petanque, beach volley and basketball courses as well as 'Baboon City' - an activity centre for the whole family.
Worth a visit
Experience folklore and war story at the regional museum Skarrild-Karstoft (7 km). By the scenic moor areas and the forest by the river Karstoft Å the former manor house Skarrildhus is situated. The manor house is beautifully restored and around the house you will find a rhododendron park and an idyllic old water mill. Visit 'the capital of the moor' - the cosy textile, fair and culture city Herning. Here you will find a number of galleries, the museum of the writer Steen Steensen Blicher, the amusement centre 'Baboon City', shops and restaurants (13 km). The brown coal pits of Søby, which provided most of Denmark with coal from the late forties until the seventies, today consist of a large area with unique nature, brown coal ditches and a museum, which is established in one of the original houses of the area (15 km).
In the zoo Jyllands Park Zoo (Haunstrup Dyrepark) you can experience, cuddle and feed more than 700 animals from the whole world (23 km). In Givskud you can visit a combined lion park and zoo. Meet with more than 1,000 animals from the whole world on the 60 hectares large area (42 km). LEGOLAND is build out of 50 million toy bricks. The park offers a number of opportunities for family activities (52 km). The open-air museum 'Hjerl Hede Frilandsmuseum' near Vinderup is an interesting and lifelike museum for the whole family. See among other things how the daily life in the country 150 years ago is vitalized (63 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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