Other activities you can book at the manor, Herregård
To plan your visit we offer two kind of programmes. A 2,5 hrs and a 4 hours visit. Read more about the activities in the menu.
We also offer the following activities:
Traditional Butter Cookie Baking
Bake with Desiree in her historic kitchens. 100 % fresh and natural ingredients of flour, butter and sugar of the highest quality.
Welcome inside for homemade snacks
Cultural exchange on a personal level. A private welcome in to a danish manor house and farm. Taste Desiree's delicious food.Read more about the snacks and meals meals included under our FOOD menu.
Meet Mr. Andersen
A dinner or lunch hosted by Hans Christian Andersen. Join us for a wonderful fairy tale experience in historic surroundings in a house and garden that could have been the inspiration for our great fairy tale master.
The garden and park
Welcome to a fairy tale garden that could have been the inspiration for H.C. Anderson's story 'Thumbelina'. Amongst lawns and vast ancient trees, the beautiful lake has everything that Thumbelina would recognise - water lilies, frogs and fishes.
Active Zipline tour
Adventure in the ancient trees. 8 different levels of difficult. Go up 25 meters or stay near the ground at 1-2 meters, there is something for everyone. The park in located only 900 M from the manor within the private hilly landscape ovelooking the south Funen Archipelargo. Reward yourself with a meal or afternoon tea in the deep forest after your flying adventure.
Bonfire & Stickbread
Stickbread by the open bonfire is the ultimate danish "hygge" experience. Listen to the sounds of the crackling fire deep in the forest whilst spoiling yourself with the tasty crusty treat adding a topping of your choice accompanied by local breed sussages from free range pigs.
Clay target shooting
Enjoy the exhilaration of our clay pigeon target shooting. Our instructor offers the very best expert instruction in sporting clay target shooting, at all skill levels.
Tractor farm ride
Enjoy an educational and fun experience at the same time! Get a good overview of our estate as we rush through green forest and hilly fields.
Enjoy kayaking in Denmarks most spectacular and beautiful archipelago "Det Sydfynske Øhav"
When the sun is shining and the water is smooth as a mirror - you can't see where the ocean ends and the sky begins. Led by professionals 100% safety garanteed.
Go on! Walking is mindfullness.
As well as being one of Syd Fyns many pretty estates, Skjoldemose is renowned for it's diverse nature and rolling hills. All surrounded by 11 KMs of 250 year old stonehedges. Choose between our many Easy-to-follow paths or go more wild. You will want to spend some time taking in your packed lunch at the top of "Møllebakken" or enjoying crackling bonfire tea in the deep forest.
Traditional Folk Dancing
Get sweaty! Folk dancing is fun and Denmark enjoys a rich cultural heritage which includes a diverse collection of traditional dances. Each area has it's own dress code and styles.
Fishing and sailing tour
Spend half a day on the sea fishing for cod on a traditional danish wooden fishingboat. Drivetime from the manor is 30 minutes to the harbour
Icelandic horses are calm, small and strong.
20 minutes drivetime from Skjoldemose Manor to the stables
A complete original 200 year old house. Just as it would have looked like when fairy tale master lived there as a child. Spend 1-2 hours visiting Andersen Hometown. 35 mins drivetime from Skjoldemose Manor.
Spearfishing on the small islands with professional guide. Min age 12 years.
Island hopping between small islands
Go explore in the south funen archipelago. Have your lunch on the beach - like paradise. Drivetime to harbour 10 mins from Skjoldemose Manor
100 % fresh natural and local ingredients. Traditional danish country life meals served inside private dining room or in panoramic green house
Included in the 4 hrs programme
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Included in the 4 hrs programme
It is possible to book a baking lesson from Desiree in Kringle, just ask.
Danish pastry (we call it kringle)
300 g flour, 150 g butter (crumbled in), a little salt
1 pk. yeast is stirred in 2 tbsp. milk + a little sugar
2 eggs ( keep a little to stroke with)
The whole thing is kneaded together and immediately laid up and
Roll out to desired length.
Filling: 100 g butter, 100 g sugar, a little vanilla + raisins.
Brush with egg, sprinkle with chopped almonds/nuts and icing sugar.
Raise 10-15 min. and bake at 200 gr. 10-15 min.
(The recipe comes from Mrs Ester Hans Sørensen (1st wife), Flintholm)
Attractions near by to be combined with a visit to Skjoldemose Manor
Combine your historic adventure with Egeskov Slot and Andersen Hometown.
Check out our surgestions below and get in touch for more information.
Denmarks most famous castle. Build in 1560, today, Egeskov is famous for being the best preserved moat castle in Europe. 12 mins drivetime from Skjoldemose Manor.
The childhood home of Hans Christian Andersen. Just like a fairy tale he was the poor boy who became world famous, born as a son of a washlady and shoemaker... 35 mins drivetime from Skjoldemose Manor
A vikingship full of horses
In our opinion the best viking experience in all of Denmark. Visit the 1000 years old vikingship, still situated in the burial mound. 45 mins drivetime from Skjoldemose Manor