Trails at Blokhus

Urban trails

The trails around Blokhus offer scenic walks through stunning coastal landscapes, featuring sandy dunes, dense forests, and picturesque seaside views.

These well-maintained paths are perfect for hiking and biking, providing visitors with opportunities to experience the natural beauty and tranquility of the area.

Additionally, the trails often lead to charming picnic spots and hidden gems, enhancing the exploration experience.

The trails

Below you see trails at Blokhus with mileage.

You get information about each hiking trail by clicking on the pictures. The trails are sorted by length.

You choose where you want to start on the trails.

  • Blokhus Klitplantage - yellow route 1.7 km
  • Fitness route 1.8 km
  • Health trail 2.3 km
  • Blokhus Klitplantage - blue route 5.7 km

Information about the hiking area

Block house

Blokhus, a unique gem for holidaymakers, boasts one of Northern Europe's most remarkable beaches with fine white sand, majestic dunes, and the roaring azure sea. Originally a fishing village, Blokhus is now a true seaside resort area with a rich array of shopping, restaurants, events, and exciting attractions that include both art and culture.

As a maritime and historic holiday town, Blokhus manages to preserve its roots and maritime character while offering modern facilities and comfort. You should take a walk through the city and experience the unique atmosphere characterized by historical features and cultural diversity.

In the center of the town stands the old strandingsgård, a hub for former trade with Norway. Today, the farm houses several exciting restaurants and hosts various produce markets that give an insight into the area's history and culinary traditions.

Blokhus is surrounded by lush natural beauty and offers diverse nature experiences. The dune plantation stretches around the city and invites you to take leisurely walks or bike rides on the many paths. The wide, white sandy beach is a beloved spot where you can enjoy the sunset from the dunes, take the family for a bike ride or simply take a refreshing walk along the water's edge.

Experiences and sights

  • Blokhus Sømærke

    Blokhus Sømærke, which juts 15 meters into the sky, has a rich history with roots dating back to the 1880s. Originally, Hune Kirke was Blokhus' first beacon, but as the need for safety at sea grew, 23 seamarks were erected along the west coast of Jutland.

    Built in 1882 and later rebuilt in 1898, Blokhus Sømærke was enhanced with iron legs to ensure stability. During the Second World War it was unfortunately destroyed by the Germans, but was rebuilt in 2006 in a new location.
  • The Cultural Center & the Sculpture Park

    The sculpture park stretches over 20,000 square meters and is an impressive outdoor gallery. Here, art, nature and entertainment meet in harmony through unique sand sculptures and sculptures from various artists.

    During the Blokhus Sand Sculpture Festival, visitors experience an extraordinary visual feast where sand is transformed into fantastic works of art. The area's sensory gardens, flower beds and play areas add an extra dimension to the park's charm, and during Magic Christmas it is transformed into a fairy-tale universe of light and Christmas atmosphere, attracting visitors from near and far.
  • Anne Just's Garden - The Garden in Hune

    In Haven i Hune, a breathtaking view of 7,500 square meters of colorful small gardens is presented, carefully arranged to imitate the natural beauty. Here you can relax with a cup of coffee and home-baked treats, enjoying the atmosphere in any corner of the garden.

    The shop offers a wide selection of goods, from postcards to ceramics and plants, which complement the experience of the garden. With posters with motifs from Anne Just's paintings, visitors are also offered a tasteful extension of the artistic atmosphere.
  • Museum of Paper Art

    Museum for Papirkunst is the Nordic region's only dedicated museum for paper art, handicrafts and design. Here you can experience Bit Vejle's iconic works and explore various special exhibitions by both national and international artists that demonstrate the diversity and creative potential of paper.

    Families are welcomed to a range of activities including paper workshops, Paper Plane Airport and activity boxes with fun games. After exploring the exhibitions, you can relax in the café with a fresh cup of coffee or seek inspiration in the museum shop.

Cafés and restaurants

  • Restaurant Blå

    Restaurant Blå is Strandhotellet Blokhus' luxurious restaurant. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner every day all year round for both staying and non-staying guests. In the evening, Restaurant Blå serves Fine Dining and gourmet-inspired food, based on the history of the Danish seaside hotel.

    Here, the focus is on uncompromisingness on the exquisite gourmet-inspired menu. With the restaurant located close to the North Sea, where Denmark's best fish is caught, fish will naturally play a big role on the seasonal menu. The meat is as far as possible raised locally, also with the organic vegetables.
  • Restaurant Futten

    Restaurant Futten in Blokhus is a popular dining experience with a focus on Danish food culture and a cozy atmosphere. Centrally located in the city, it offers a varied menu with everything from classic Danish dishes to fresh seafood.

    With its rustic interior and friendly service, Futten creates a relaxed atmosphere for guests. The restaurant is known for its tasty dishes and generous portions that satisfy every taste. Futten is a must-visit for food lovers who want an authentic and cozy dining experience in Blokhus.
  • Strandingskroen

    Strandingskroen in Blokhus is a charming and historic inn located by the North Sea. With its unique location, it offers a fantastic view of the sea while enjoying tasty food and drinks.

    The inn offers a warm and cozy atmosphere with a rustic interior and friendly service. The menu includes fresh fish dishes, local specialties and classic Danish dishes, all of which can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors on the cozy terrace with a sea view. Strandingskroen is the perfect place to experience real Danish gastronomy in beautiful surroundings by the North Sea.
  • Blokhus Fish restaurant

    Blokhus Fiskerestaurant, famous for their sumptuous lunch and dinner buffet, presents a festive tasting of fresh fish and shellfish from Hirtshal's Fish Auction. Their Seafood and Roast Buffet is a highlight where guests can enjoy a selection of delicacies including smoked and gravad fish, homemade sushi, soup of the day, assorted roasts, salads, breads, desserts, cakes and cheeses.

    With a slogan that celebrates the gifts of the sea and the riches of the earth, Blokhus Fiskerestaurant is dedicated to creating creative and locally inspired menus.
  • KunstCafeen Blokhus

    In KunstCafeen Blokhus, fresh ingredients and the art of cooking are highly valued.

    Here, you are treated to a selection of delicious Danish dishes, including "stjerneskud" (a seafood dish), delicate sandwiches with various fillings, tempting pies, and desserts. Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea, or a glass of wine/beer in cozy surroundings.
  • Restaurant Nordstjernen

    Restaurant Nordstjernen is located in the heart of Blokhus, just a few meters from the North Sea. Here you are welcomed in the cozy ala carte restaurant, which has a relaxed atmosphere.

    You are offered a gastronomic experience that is inspired by the local area and the surroundings in which the place is located, such as their classic stuffed plaice or the popular Sunday buffet, which is served all year round.
  • Restaurant Hawet

    A stone's throw from Blokhus beach, in the very first row to the beach, you will find the cozy restaurant, set up in the old prison in Blokhus.

    The restaurant has been carefully restored and now creates the perfect atmosphere for a cozy lunch featuring beautifully arranged smørrebrød (open-faced sandwiches), warm dishes, desserts, and a good cup of coffee with homemade cakes.
  • Klausen Fisk og Skaldyr

    Klausen Fisk og Skaldyr in Hune is more than just a fish shop - it is also a restaurant and smokehouse that delights with fresh and delicious fish and seafood. Their menu offers delicate seafood experiences such as seafood towers, steamed mussels, and the popular "stjerneskud."

    The restaurant offers 30 cozy seats inside, and when the weather permits, there is room for approx. 100 guests outdoors.
  • Kulturhuset Café and Orangeri

    The Kulturhuset Café and Orangeri in Blokhus is a charming oasis where visitors can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and good food. Located in the middle of the city, the place offers a unique combination of café atmosphere and lush garden experience.

    With a varied menu with delicious dishes, creative sandwiches and fresh salads, there is something for every taste. The orangery's botanical surroundings create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for both a leisurely lunch or a cozy afternoon tea.

More hikes in the local area

Should you feel like hiking more, you are offered the option of several hikes in the local area.

Hiking has been made easy for you, as the most beautiful and unique hiking trails have been carefully selected in each of the hiking areas below.

You can decide for yourself how many of these trails you want to explore or whether you might want to spend several days in one or more of the areas.

Experience nature and its joys - Have a great trip!