Denmark - Jylland - Ry

Camping Birkhede

Camping Birkhede is a quiet and welcoming family campsite located by a forest on a hill with direct access to Lake Knudsø. With its tranquil surroundings and child friendly facilities it’s perfect for a fun-filled family camping holiday by a lake.

Why camping Birkhede ?

  • You’re right by lovely lake Knudsø.Swim, sail, canoe, row or just take it easy by the lush green banks next to the water. It’s a real watersports lovers paradise here.
  • Feel like catching your dinner? Bring a fishing rod and take a tasty trout back to the campsite for on the BBQ.
  • There’s so much for the kids to do here. With the lake, a swimming pool with waterslide, playgrounds, a playroom, go kart track and lots of great activities to keep them entertained.
  • Teens hang cool at the youth room playing air hockey, table tennis, table football or Play station games.
  • Feeling sporty? Head down to the multi sports ground for a game of football, basketball or volleyball. Alternatively, rent a bike and explore the beautiful countryside that surrounds the campsite.
  • Get fresh bread for breakfast from the campsite shop in the morning and finish the day with a fish and chips supper in the evening.
  • Bringing your dog? There’s a special fenced off area where you can let them loose.

Tip from the specialist:

"Friendly campsite set in stunning nature right by a pretty lake. With a great play area and plenty of facilities it’s ideal for families with young children."

The surrounding area of Birkhede

The lake district is the highest part of Jylland and ideal for an adventurous, fun-filled family holiday. There's lots of nature to enjoy nearby and plenty of fascinating towns such as Aarhus, Silkeborg and Gjern.

Some tips for your holiday at Birkhede in Ry

  • Visit Silkeborg and take a trip on the oldest paddle steamboat in the world, the Hjejlen. Stop off at one of the highest natural points in Denmark, Himmelbjerget mountain, for a stunning view of the area.
  • Car enthusiasts go to the automobile museum in the nearby town of Gjern to see over a 100 years of fascinating history. Enjoy the marvelous collection which includes a Maybach, Porsche, Maserati, Hotchkiss and extremely rare Vivinus.
  • Don’t feel like venturing too far? Then visit the romantic little town of Ry. The weekly market is a lot of fun.
  • Fancy a day out shopping? Then head for the vibrant city of Aarhus. Stroll through its lively Latin quarter to find some fantastic deals.
  • Hop in the car and thrill the kids with a visit to Denmark’s premier theme park Legoland. Fun for all the family is just 45 minutes away!
  • For lots of family fun go to the Tivoli Friheden theme park in Aarhus Denmark. It’s full of amazing activities for all the family and guaranteed to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Activities & pools

Swimming & fun in the water

  • 1 outdoor pool (from 30/05/2019 until 19/08/2019 (incl.)): 225 m², depth between 0,9 and 1,6 m
  • 1 children's pool (from 30/05/2019 until 19/08/2019 (incl.)): 24 m², depth between 0,3 and 0,45 m
  • swimming cap not mandatory
  • swimming shorts allowed

Extra water fun

  • 1 waterslide
  • campsite at 30 km from the North Sea (with a sandy beach)
  • campsite directly next to Lake Knudso (with a grass beach)
  • campsite at 1 km from the the river

Sports and playing

  • big playground
  • indoor playground
  • rental bikes (from 29/03/2019 until 21/09/2019 (incl.)) on the campsite: city bike, bicycle for children and bicycle seat for children
  • billiards
  • jeu de boules
  • multisports court
  • beach volleyball
  • table tennis
  • water sports: canoeing
  • electronic games
  • fishing
  • inflatable jumping aparatus


  • animation target customer(s): toddlers and kids
  • animation period: from 29/06/2019 until 29/08/2019 (incl.)
  • entertainment languages: English and Danish


Eating and drinking

  • take-away
  • snack bar

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  • reception: credit cards are accepted: Mastercard and Visa
  • wifi: on the whole campsite (to be paid)
  • quay/buoy for boats
  • grocery shop (from 29/03/2019 until 21/09/2019 (incl.))
  • laundry possibilities: laundrette and dryer
  • barbecue facilities: gas barbecue allowed, carbon barbecue allowed, electric barbecue allowed, central barbecue place available
  • safe deposit


Bungalow Tents

  • wooden floor
  • lighting and extra sockets
  • sun and shade
  • subsoil: grass
  • shower coins to be paid at the campsite
  • check in between 14:00 and 20:00 - check out between 08:00 and 11:00
  • pets not allowed
  • no deposit

Bungalow tent Navajo

Accommodation 263000201


  • up to 6 persons
  • surface area of the pitch: 100 m²
  • 10 ampère
  • sun and shade
  • subsoil: grass
  • shower coins to be paid at the campsite
  • 2 pets allowed
  • check in between 14:00 and 20:00 - check out between 08:00 and 11:00


Accommodation 263000202


Specific details

  • up to 6 persons
  • surface area of the pitch: 100 m²
  • 10 ampère
  • sun and shade
  • subsoil: grass
  • shower coins to be paid at the campsite
  • 2 pets allowed
  • check in between 14:00 and 20:00 - check out between 08:00 and 11:00

Additional costs

  • electricity 0,48 € per unit per kwh to be paid at resort

Experiences and reviews Birkhede


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* The prices shows are current prices. These are always subject to change. If you want to make sure you get this price then book now. Then the price will be the same. The current discounts and/or free nights have been included in the price. Additional costs will be reservation costs (€ 75,-) and any possible local costs which depend on the age of your travelling company, such as local taxes. Prices shown for pitches are always based on a stay of 2 adults ( Even if you’ve indicated that you have a larger group). This price is partly dependent on the ages of your travelling companions. The total cost of your holiday will be visible in your reservation details before you make the definite booking.