Visit Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure

Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure is known for its many old oak trees, its large population of deer and, not least, the beautiful royal hunting lodge, Eremitageslottet, which dominates the landscape.

Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure is a public forest with unrestricted access for all. It is one of Denmark’s most visited forests, and offers a wide range of sights as well as a wealth of natural and cultural experiences.

Information centres:

In the park, there are 7 information centres (see where on the map). Here, you can find maps, texts and leaflets, which will guide you through the World Heritage area.

Arriving by car:

There are numerous parking spaces close to Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure (see where on the map).

To the north of Klampenborg Station in the south eastern area, by Bakken and the King’s Gate, by Fortunen in the south west, close to Hjortekær to the west of the Deer Park, at Skodsborg Station in the north and by the Springforbi gate to the east.

Arriving by train:

Take the S-train or commuter train (called Øresundstoget) to Klampenborg Station or the commuter train to Skodsborg Station. Plan your journey here.

Attractions:

There are many exciting attractions in the Deer Park and Jægersborg Enclosure.

Read more about the attractions in the Deer Park here (in Danish).

Read more about the attractions in Jægersborg Enclosure here (in Danish).

Eremitageslottet

The splendid Eremitageslot, a royal hunting lodge built in the 18th century, is part of the World Heritage Site.

Eremitageslottet is not open to the public every day, but there are opportunities to take a guided tour on specific dates during the summer.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Cycling

Cycling is permitted on all paths and forest roads, but not on the forest floor or down slopes, on stone walls or on burial mounds.

It is possible to rent bikes at MTB-Tours at Klampenborg Station.

Horseback riding:

A permit is required for horseback riding in Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure. Permits can be purchased on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis on the Danish Nature Agency website (in Danish).

Riding is permitted in many areas, but there are some restrictions during the summer on account of of the deer.

Horses and ponies can be rented in several places including Fortunen’s Pony Centre (website in Danish) and Krathusgaard (website in English).

Accommodation

There are primitive shelters and camping is permitted in some specific areas of Jægersborg Enclosure and the Deer Park. You can see where at www.udinaturen.dk.

There is also a wealth of options for accommodation in the vicinity of Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure – regardless of whether you prefer camping or a luxury hotel.

For more information, see the Lyngby Tourist Information’s website or Let’s go to Klampenborg.

On both of these tourist information websites, you will also find information about the many other activities on offer in the vicinity of Jægersborg Deer Park and Enclosure.