About Hornbæk

Hornbækhus is located in the centre of Hornbæk an old fishing village in North Zealand.
The area surrounding Hornbækhus offers nature experiences all year round and it takes just 40 minutes to drive from Copenhagen and 13 km from Helsingør.
Hornbæk has approximately 5.000 residents and is  one of few celebrated sommer destinations in Denmark.

Scroll down the page to read more about the different activities the city offers in summer.

If you borrow one of our bikes you can take a trip to Hornbæk Plantage that is a forest area along the coastline with hiking routes and wildlife.  A protected heathland with heather-covered hills overlooking Kattegat and the Rudolph Tegner Museum and Statue Park.

You can also chose to visit Helsingør that is the closest large city in the area. From Helsingør you have the possibility to visit Helsingborg in Sweden, that is only 20 minutes  with ferry from Helsingør.

Beach and Harbour

Hornbæk is famous for its sandy beaches. In fact, it is possible to walk all the way to Dronningmølle following the coastline called Nordkyststien.

On the outskirts of Hornbæk you will find Hornbæk Plantage. The forest was planted in 1793 and is full of ancient trees, relics of the past, martens, foxes and deer.

A few kilometres up the coastline the wild heathland landscape of ‘Rusland’ appears with elevated heather-covered hills and a view of Kattegat. This is also the location of the Rudolph Tegner Museum and Statue Park.

Enjoy the ocean, the sand and the woods. Blue skies and fields filled with cattle and corn –  The peaceful everyday life.