Sunday, 3 September 2017

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Grantoftegaard Farm


Grantoftegaard is a very cosy farm set in a picturesque village called Pederstrup. It is open all year around. We got to know about it and visited it today during the Organic Harvest Day. During the Organic Harvest Day that takes place every year in September, the farm puts up a special program. In fact, the whole village Pederstrup is closed to traffic today for this event, and we also got to visit the adjoining Ballerup Museum.


When we arrived the farm, we saw the program of the day and the map of the farm.


Here is the program of the farm (in Danish only)


Here is the map of the farm


Here are the rabbits


Baby FECS got to see the rabbits.


You can see some goats too and jump on the hay.



Here is a cart full of organic vegetables for sale.

A pretty farm house boutique.

The farmhouse

An area outside the farm house, where you can eat your lunch box.

Sales of wooden toys and honey

Preserved animals from the nature stand

A preserved beaver

A preserved fox

Our Little FECS trying out an activity from the nature stand

The surrounding with a pond


Farm house with horses

The Ballerup Museum - Admission is free all year round. You can read more here:

Program at the Ballerup Museum

A small little funfair in the backyard of the Ballerup Museum

The carousel ride was free


Our Little FECS trying out the wooden horse

Cut vintage music box

Funfair game - 5 DKK for 5 tries

Girls dressed in traditional costume

Row of farm vehicles for kids to try


Village road sign

You get to see sheep and could also participate in a wool workshop - We didn't have time to join the workshop, as we were rushing to church




You could try to grind your own flour with the miniature grinder. You get to keep the wheat flour that you ground. It was a long queue, thus we didn't get to try. Could you see the big grinder behind?

Hay playground for jumping

Kids had fun going around in the hay cave

You see some pigs too

3 September 2017 (8Y5M28D): Free one round of horse-ride for the kids



3 September 2017 (1Y3M18D): Free one round of pony-ride for the younger children

Some chickens and hens


Free one-round of horse-carriage ride





Just behind are office building

Behind is the Grantoftegaard farm and the Pederstrup village. It was quite magical. Just outside, it is civilization, and just across this path, you enter all things quaint and picturesque, but yet a living village and a living farm.

We had a great time at the farm. It has a fantastic atmosphere, also thanks to the weather. We will definitely visit it again.

Details:
Grandtoftegaard
Address:
Pederstrupvej 69, 2750 Ballerup

Free horse-carriage ride at Grantoftegaard Farm on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 10 am - 1 pm (except lunch time 11.30am - 12pm) all year round and you don't have to reserve a space.

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