Discover and experience North Jutland's unique nature first hand. In National Park Thy, there is time to experience the large area, get sand between your toes, and have plenty of natural experiences.
The western part of Thy has been shaped by centuries of sand migration and is today an area of long coastlines, sand dunes and heaths, lakes, and plantations. It is an interesting and valuable interaction between cultural history and nature which is a carrying part of the idea of National park Thy. National park Thy extends from Hanstholm lighthouse in the north to Agger Tange in the south and is in the east defined by agricultural land. In this area, the arctic and southern European types of nature are meeting. The dunes are from European meaning and have many dwarf shrubs, but relatively little heather.
In the centre of Denmark's largest wilderness - National Park Thy - lies Lodbjerg Lighthouse.The lighthouse was built in 1883 of granite blocks from Bohus in Sweden and is located on a 13 meter high moraine hill. The lighthouse itself is 35 meters high and a little bit crooked, as during...
Stenbjerg is known as a landing place for coastal fishermen, where the boats were towed ashore.The houses at Stenbjerg Landingsplads date from around the year 1900, when changes in fishing methods led to a need to be able to store and maintain the gear under a roof.
Isbjerg is the highest point in Hanstholm Game Reserve - and thus also the highest point in National Park Thy - with 56 meters above sea level.From here you have a magnificent view of the National Park Thys northern part between the North Sea, Hanstholmen in the north, Tved Klitplantage ...
The first trees in the area were planted in the late 1800s and alternate between mountain pine, oak scrub, Norway spruce and Austrian pine, which have...
Agger Tange is a narrow headland, or spit of land.
Hanstholm Lighthouse was the first lighthouse in Denmark and for a period the world's most powerful.
Test your surf skills in the danish surf mecca Cold Hawaii, which offers more than 30 surf spots on the coastline from Hanstholm to Agger Tange.
In West Thy and around Hanstholm some of Denmark’s cleanest lakes are found. These lakes can be both rich and poor in lime, and the aquatic plants and insect life in the lakes are unusual compared to the rest of the country. On the steep limestone slopes around the earlier islands of the Stone Age sea, for instance near Hanstholm, you will find a dry soil flora from herbs. Furthermore, in the brackish salty wetlands near Agger and Harboør Tange many different plant species exist. You will also find a lot of birds in this area too, if you are lucky you can also admire some rare bird species in the National park Thy.