Dokkedal Strand (Dokkedal Beach) has a lovely sandy beach, where the sea is of a child-friendly depth and there is a bathing jetty for everyone to use. There are also toilet facilities in the bathing area together with rubbish bins.
Denmark’s beaches are filled with hidden treasures. On the east coast, you can search for attractive stones and find a lasting reminder of your visit.
Stones on the beach
In your search for amber you are certain to also come across many stones, but don’t just throw them away! A splendid story may lie behind stones you find on the beach.
The 8 bathing tips
When you are swimming you should always remember to familiarise yourself with the 8 bathing tips for greater swimming safety. The Danish Council for Greater Water Safety has created a webpage, where you can find a summary of these.
It is important that you know your beach number, in case an accident happens and you need to contact the authorities. The beach number for Dokkedal Strand is E630.
The closer we come to the summer holiday, the more the local beaches are filled with expectant guests. If you’re in doubt over whether the water is warm enough, you can find out the temperature of the bathing water from the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI).
To get the most from your day on the beach, it is good to know what the level of the tide is. DMI provides daily updates.
Good advice when you bring a dog to the beach
When the sun first comes out from behind the clouds and the temperature rises on the beach, it is important to remember the well-being of your dog. If you are going to be there for a long time, remember to bring along water for your dog and something that can provide shade.
You can find out more about safety on the beach on the Danish foundation TrygFonden’s website, where you can order leaflets or read them online...