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Holiday cottages in Ulfborg, Western Jutland, Denmark!
Ulfborg is scenically situated between the inlet Nissum Fjord, the North Sea and the dune plantation Husby Klitplantage.
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Ulfborg is a Western Jutland provincial town with more shops and restaurants. The town is situated south east of the inlet Nissum Fjord, with it¿s many idyllic fishing hamlets and preserved bird sanctuaries, and about 12 km from the North Sea. The town is surrounded by quiet and beautiful forest, moor and plantation areas, which make Ulfborg an ideal holiday destination for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts. Because of the central location in western Jutland, the distance from Ulfborg to the beach, to nature, to activities and sights for the whole family, is never far.
There are no beaches right by Ulfborg, but a short drive of 12 km brings you to the long sandy beaches of the North Sea. The nearest beaches are the beaches at Vester Husby and Vedersø Klit, which both have fine sand, high dunes and Blue Flag. But also at Thorsminde, Bjerghuse, Fjand and Spidsbjerg you will find good bathing beaches.
Around the inlet Nissum Fjord, an important breeding area for migratory birds, you will find more game preserves and bird sanctuaries. At the uninhabited island Fjandø, in the southern end of the inlet, the sheep are pasturing. Large nature areas with moor and forest surround Ulfborg. Experience the scenic nature along the marked walking paths in the dune plantations Husby Klitplantage and Stråsø Klitplantage. The only fresh water lakes of the area, Husby Sø and Nørre Sø, lie a few kilometres west of Ulfborg, and around the lakes you will find a rich bird life.
In the swimming bath Ulfborg Svømmecenter you will find activities for the whole family, such as a 40 m long water slide, springboards, sauna and a sun bed. The conditions for windsurfing in the North Sea by Ulfborg are very good. The many heather and nature areas around Ulfborg and the inlet Nissum Fjord are ideal for walks, bicycle trips and rides. Riding horses can be rented in the area. Anglers have good possibilities for a haul in the sea, in the inlet as well as in the streams and Put & Take fishponds of the area. Golf players can try out the course 'Thorsminde Midt-I Golfbane' or the beautiful course at Holstebro Golfklub.
Worth a visit
The small and modest church Ulfkær Kirke in Ulfborg was built in the year 1900 by the inhabitants of the town and situated in the town centre. The church has a carillon, which is very unusual for a church of this size. 7 km north of Ulfborg you will find the only preserved manor house of the area. Today, Nørre Wosborg function as a museum. The manor house is more than 700 years old and surrounded by a moat. Both the manor house and the park, belonging to the manor house, are worth a visit. Strandgården in Ulfborg is an old, preserved dune farm, where old fishing and agricultural tools are displayed. The tools are more than 100 years old (9 km). Vedersø Egnsmuseum is a regional museum with i.a. an exhibition at the honour of Kaj Munk (11 km). The many small and idyllic fishing hamlets around the inlet Nissum Fjord, i.a. Nr. Fjand, Nørhede Vest and Felsted Kog, are worth visiting.
Visit the market town Ringkobing with a charming harbour and a cosy town centre (21 km). The commercial town Holstebro is located 23 km from Ulfborg and offers shops, restaurants, interesting art and beautiful parks around the stream. At Strandingsmuseet St. George in Thorsminde you can have an insight into everyday life aboard the British warships St. George and Defence. The main attraction of the museum is the collection of finds, which were salvaged directly from the wrecks (23 km). In the charming and well-preserved village in the open-air museum Hjerl Hede you can experience, when the old crafts are being demonstrated, when the grocer sells goods from the old days, when the cows are milked and much more (41 km). In the child-friendly Jyllands Park Zoo near Videbæk you can see animals and birds from the whole world and help feeding them. Furthermore, you can sail, ride on horses and drive with a train in the cosy zoo (41 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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Holiday homes in Ulfborg
- Destinations (Western Jutland)
- Blaavand, Ho
- Bork Havn
- Hvide Sande
- Kvie So
- Nr. Lyngvig
- Nr. Vium
- Sdr. Felding
- Sdr. Nissum
- Skaven Strand
- Soender Omme
- Sædding Strand
- Vederso Klit
- Vejers Strand
- Vejlby Klit
- Vester Husby