Children on the wooden ship Hjalm in Holbæk fjord

Things to do with children in Holbæk

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What can you do with children in Holbæk? There are a lot of fun experiences for children by the coast of the fjord, in West Zealand. Here, you’ll find ideas for activities with children of all ages. The youngest will love the animal park on Orø, and older kids will love the climbing park.

Action and nature for kids

Get your children away from the screens and out into nature. Along the coast of the fjord, there are lots of beaches, and the hilly landscapes of West Zealand is home to lots of fun activities for children of all ages. Visit the animal park on the island Orø with more than 400 animals. In the climbing park GoMonkey, you can swing around in 5 different climbing tracks. You can also zoom ahead in a gokart at Holbæk Gokart Land. Do you love bicycle trips? Then go on one of the most beautiful bicycle routes on Zealand: Around the Isefjord with 4 ferries. 

Here are our guide to fun outdoor activities with children

Explore the history of Denmark

It is definitely possible to have fun while learning - especially in Holbæk. Here, you can explore the history of Denmark: At Holbæk Museum you can become archaeologists for a day and learn about the history between West Zealand and the West Indies. In the so-called Alps of Zealand, you'll find the old star observatory Brorfelde, from the 1960s. In the village Nyvang history you can relive history through fun activities that recreate live in the 1940s. 

Entertainment for children at the theater

Smile and laugh together at the theater. Holbæk has an abundance of theater plays for children. Visit the Little Farm Shop, where the old stables have been transformed into a theater stage, or experience the city's popular theaters Holbæk Theater and The Theater Fair Play - or spend a fun evening in the cinema. 

Please, ask the theaters to explain whether or not the theater plays are suitable for non-Danish speakers.