Klostermølle Naturskole

Klostermølle  (monastery mill) is situated where the Gudenå runs into Lake Mossø. It is a large group of buildings, previously housing a paper mill. In medieval times there was a Benedictine monastery here. A few remains can still be seen.
The monks dammed up the Gudenå and led the water through a canal to the monastery so that they could establish a water mill and an irrigation system for the meadows. 1872 the mill was converted into a paper mill producing pulp and cardboard. It functioned as such until 1973, when a fire put an end to the production. After the fire, the State bought the area for recreational purposes, and the public is admitted outdoor.
Sights particularly worth seeing: The monk’s 1.3 km mill canal, the remains of the paper mill, the countryside as such with lake, stream and eminences commanding a fine view.Dogs must be kept on a leach.
A bird-observation tower has been built in the northern end of the 100 m long drying shed, with a view of Klosterkær and Lake Mossø.

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Adresse

Klostermøllevej 48A
8660 Skanderborg

Phone

+45 86820844

Facilities

  • Access

    • freely available
  • City / Area

    • Horsens
  • General facilities

    • coach/truck parking
    • dogs allowed
    • tables / benches

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    Longtitude : 9.693879
    Latitude : 56.039493