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Holiday cottages in Lem, Western Jutland, Denmark!
Lem is a scenic area, situated east of the inlet Ringkøbing Fjord - between the towns Ringkøbing and Skjern.
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The landscape, surrounding Lem, is varied and characterized by i.a. meadow, forest, moor, inlet and a stream. From Lem the distance to the eastern shore of the inlet Ringkøbing Fjord is 5 km. Lem is famous for its old blacksmith's trade, but in spite of the industry of the town, the lovely nature around the town invites holiday. The area is especially suitable for anglers and nature lovers. The town has good shopping possibilities and more restaurants. The closest larger towns are Skjern (13 km) and Ringkøbing (18 km).
The inlet Ringkøbing Fjord offers bathing beaches with calm and shallow water. Therefore the beaches are very suitable for children. Furthermore the inlet offers very good possibilities for wind surfers. The inlet is situated about 5 km from Lem. 25 km from Lem you will find the lone fine and sandy beaches of the North Sea with dunes and Blue Flag.
Lem is surrounded by varied nature areas with i.a. plantations and moors. In the plantation Dejbjerg Plantage, south of Lem as well as by the bay Velling Bugt, west of Lem, you can experience an amazing bird life. Dejbjerg has a quite unique nature. The hill Skovbjerg Bakkeø rises above the outwash plain from the ice age in the middle of the level Western Jutland, and together they form the river valley Skjernå-dalen. Forest areas and stretches of moorland characterize the undulating terrain of Dejbjerg. From the highest points in the area you can enjoy the view of the inlet Ringkøbing Fjord. Along the stream Skjern Å and in the meadow Skjern Enge you will find an outstanding bird life. Tipperne is a preserved bird sanctuary, situated on the peninsular Tipperhalvøen in the bottom of the inlet Ringkøbing Fjord. Birds from all of Scandinavia stay here a while on their way between winter quarters and breeding areas. Spectacular natural scenery awaits you here (50 km).
The town has a petanque course, which can be used free of charge. The area offers many Put & Take fishponds, but it is also possible to fish in the inlet, in the stream Skjern Å and in the lake Fahlbæk Sø. Golf players can try out the courses at f.x. Dejbjerg Golf Klub by Skjern, Åskov Golfklub by Sønder-Felding or Holmsland Klit Golfklub by Søndervig. The water world Søndervig Badeland offers activities for the whole family. The inlet Ringkøbing Fjord is one of the most famous surf areas in northern Europe as the conditions are ideal. The large shallow areas and the safe surroundings make it both easy and fun to learn to surf here. You can rent equipment for surfing at the surf school in Bork Havn.
Worth a visit
The house of the black smiths 'Smedenes Hus' in Lem is an interesting museum. With alternating exhibitions and arrangements it shows the industrial history of the town. At the museum of vintage aircraft 'Dansk Veteranfly Museum' you can see the country's largest collection of KZ-aircrafts, which are made in Denmark (8 km). Bousøgård is a typical Western Jutland farm from the previous century. The farm is built round a quadrangle, has a thatched roof and contains a pottery, where articles for everyday use, made out of clay, is produced according to old traditions. By the workshop you will find a museum for Danish pottery, and an art gallery is established in the old barn (9 km). Dejbjerg Jernalder is an iron age museum with reconstructions, exhibitions and vitalization of iron age families, handicraft and activities (13 km). The old and pretty provincial town Ringkøbing offers exciting sights, good shopping possibilities and a cosy town and harbour environment (18 km).
In Jyllands Park Zoo near Videbaek you can see more than 700 animals and birds from the whole world and the children can feed them (27 km). In Bork Vikingehavn you are 1,000 years back in time. Experience the Viking ships in the harbour, the Viking farm and the exhibition. The Viking harbour is vivified during the high season (35 km). Visit the cosy town Herning, where you can visit galleries, Steen Steensen Blicher Museum and the brown coal museum Brunkulsmuseet in Soby (47 km). When you spend your holiday in a holiday home in Lem, it is obvious to go to LEGOLAND®. Here the whole family can have a cosy and amusing day among the many LEGO® creations (67 km). At the open-air museum Hjerl Hede Frilandsmuseum you can experience an authentic village with houses, farms, workshops, shops, domestic animals and much more (69 km). And in GIVSKUD ZOO you can drive around between animals from the whole world, climb, play and even see a dinosaur exhibition (77 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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