The Lake District attractions

Top Choice Park in Silkeborg


Don’t miss a stroll through this picturesque riverside park – follow Åhavevej south to reach it. There’s a snack bar here, as well as mini-golf, a playground, a marina and an open-air stage. If you’re on foot, it’s …
Top Choice Museum in Silkeborg

Museum Silkeborg

Here you can check out the amazingly well-preserved body of the 2400-year-old Tollund Man, the central (albeit leathery) star in an otherwise smart but predictable collection. The well-preserved face of the Tollund …
Aquarium in Silkeborg


Aqua, 2km south of the town centre, is an entertaining aquarium, zoo and exhibition centre built into several outdoor lakes. It explores the ecosystems of the area, with lots of touch-tanks and fishy creatures, cute…
Museum in Silkeborg

KunstCentret Silkeborg Bad

This former spa dates from 1883 and is now a beautiful, modern art space, with permanent works and changing exhibitions of art, sculpture, ceramics, glassware, design and architecture. It's surrounded by parkland (a…
Museum in Silkeborg

Museum Jorn

This wonderful art space contains some striking pieces. It displays many of the works of native son Asger Jorn and other modern artists, including Max Ernst, Le Corbusier and Danish artists from the influential CoBr…
Tower in Himmelbjerget

Himmelbjerg Tårnet

This 25m-high tower was built in 1875 and sits atop Himmelbjerget.