Stavehøl 2021

We survived the strange year that was 2020. In fact we thrived. After the total lockdown over Easter and into May, people flocked to Bornholm to seek freedom and big open skies. And that desire for an escape to nature has continued through the Autumn and into a long Stavehøl…

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The Summer of 2020

You know the summer season is almost here when the lotus belle tents escape from under our beds to their rightful place in meadow and glade. This winter they had a little excursion to England where they were professionally cleaned and waterproofed – combined with new hats they look as…

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Just a few steps away

Our guesthouse and campsite is in the middle of one of Bornholm’s finest natural areas and impressive sights are just a few metres away. These are all less than 500 metres from us. Stavehøl waterfall is a short 200 metre walk away – after snow melt or big winter storms…

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Stavehøl and Bornholm never close

Stavehøl in the spring and summer is a special place. Alive with blossom and woodland flowers between April and June while nightingales and warblers fill our hollow with birdsong. Enclosed by the fresh green of ash, oak, hornbeam and cherry trees our meadow basks in the sun while it thrums with busy bees and butterflies. The river laps gently by the bell tents on its way to the waterfall. Continue reading

In praise of dandelions

Our 2 weeks of glorious sunshine ended today in a cool sea mist and a cherry blossom ‘snow fall’. The warmth has given us a great burst of growth and life. The anemones are still here (just), but they’ve been joined by successive waves of white blossom. First plum, then…

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Spring is here!

It’s here and it’s beautiful. We were waiting so longingly for it to arrive and now it’s here it’s almost heart-breakingly beautiful. Our woods have a stunning carpet of white and yellow anemones. Our plum trees are bedecked with clouds of blossom while our meadows are dotted with violets. Every…

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