Visit Store Dyrehave

Store Dyrehave (in english The Great Deerpark) seems like a wild natural environment with its tall trees, marshes and pools. However, it is actually a world-class cultural landscape.

The Great Deer Park is a public forest with unrestricted access for all. The area boasts several interesting cultural features – from stone walls built by Christian IV that surround the forest to the advanced system of par force hunting rides. You can hike, ride, run, cycle and much more in the Great Deer Park, so there is ample opportunity to come and experience this World Heritage area.

Information:

In Store Dyrehave, information boards are located by the entrances on Overdrevsvej, Isterødvejen and Københavnsvej. Here, you will find maps, texts and brochures, which will guide you through the par force hunting landscape in Store Dyrehave.

Arriving by car:

You can park at Overdrevsvej, Isterødvejen and Københavnsvej (see the map).

Arriving by train:

Take the S-train or local train to Hillerød Station. See the timetables here.

From Hillerød Station it takes about 15 minutes to walk to Store Dyrehave.

Accommodation:

There are numerous accommodation options in the vicinity of Store Dyrehave – whether you prefer camping or luxury hotels.

Camping is permitted in most of the Store Dyrehave and one primitive camp site. Find it on the map at www.udinaturen.dk (in Danish).

On the look-out for a campsite, inn or hotel? Check out places where you can stay and eat on Visit North Sealans website.

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.

In Store Dyrehave, there is a long, marked mountain bike route. See more at www.udinaturen.dk.

If you want to try your hand at mounting biking, you can rent a bike at Sponz MTB Center, which is located a few kilometres from the Great Deer Park.

Hiking

There are numerous good hiking routes in Store Dyrehave. You can find maps and information about the routes on www.udinaturen.dk.

Horseback riding

Riding is permitted along the verges and in the middle of the forest roads and on the forest floor where there are tall trees.

Attractions

There are many interesting attractions in Store Dyrehave. Read more about the attractions on the Danish Nature Agency website (in Danish).

Brochures
Royal Hunting – the par force hunting landscape in Store Dyrehave

Download the Danish Nature Agency’s brochure which helps you experience the par force hunting landscape in Store Dyrehave and introduces you to the story behind it.

The brochure can also be found at the entrances to Store Dyrehave marked by an information-symbol on the map above.