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Campsite at the Horsens-Silkeborg Nature Trail

To the west of the town of Brædstrup lies a combined shelter and tent site. The site serves well as an accommodation for hikers and cyclists on the Horsens-Silkeborg nature trail, approximately midway between the two towns.

Primitive accommodation near Brædstrup

The Horsens-Silkeborg Nature Trail (or Bryrupbanestien) is a 61-kilometer-long hiking route, cycling path, and bridleway on the old railway connecting the two market towns. Along the almost car-free route, there are several nature campsites where trail users can take a break or spend the night. One of these is this shelter site, located quite close to the town of Brædstrup. Here, it is completely free to stay overnight and use the site's facilities.


Good facilities

On the site, there are 3 shelters, each accommodating six people. It is also permitted to pitch tents on the site. For equestrians, there is a horse paddock available. The site is well shielded by an earthwork both to the east and west, situated on a part of the route that otherwise offers quite open landscapes.

There are toilets, water, a fire pit, firewood, and a power outlet for charging electric wheelchairs or bicycles. Charging is done via solar panels, so in cloudy weather, the supply is not entirely reliable.


Booking of shelters

Two out of the three shelters on the site can be booked. For the last shelter, it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware that space must be made for other guests in the shelter if it is not filled up. It is not allowed to keep the shelter exclusively for oneself, even if you have made a booking.

Booking of shelter 1

Booking of shelter 2


Whoa, we're halfway there

With its location at the midway point between Horsens and Silkeborg, the site is a popular overnight spot, especially for hikers. The site is only 800 meters from the center of Brædstrup, where you can stock up on supplies in various supermarkets or enjoy a meal in one of the eateries. Brædstrup is a charming market town with exciting specialty shops and many green spaces. You can find inspiration for experiences in Brædstrup on this page.

You can read more about the Horsens-Silkeborg Nature Trail here.