The moat with the impressive carps and the cascading baroque fountains – all arranged in strict symmetry… These are just some of the things you will come across on a good stroll through the park at Clausholm Castle.
The park and gardens of Clausholm Castle constitute one of the earliest and best preserved baroque establishments in Denmark. The park has been nominated one of the most important manor grounds in Denmark, worth preserving.
The baroque garden and the nearly 57-acre castle park were first established back in the 1690s. They were created by the Castle Gardener, Nikolaj Brandt, after designs made by the Royal Swedish Architect, Nicodemus Tessin the young.
An ideal of the baroque period was strict symmetry – and this is clearly reflected in the layout of Clausholm. Here the castle and the surrounding park are tied together on a straight symmetrical axis that runs right through the Garden Room in the centre of the castle, through the baroque fountains and further on through the entire park. The park is beautifully laid out in terraces and with long, straight alleys of beautiful lime trees.
In 2009 a new path was established in the castle park, which for the first time allows you to take a lovely 360-degree stroll around Clausholm Castle.
Map of the Castle Park at Clausholm.