Where the pure waters of Kattegat wash in on the coast of North Sealand, there are almost 100 kilometres of beaches, offering great experiences for families with children, nature lovers, and those in search of adventure. The magnificent and essentially unspoiled coastline meandering along the top of North Sealand stretches from the west at Hundested where the beach Trekanten spreads its sandy wings, towards child-friendly Nødebohuse, and further on to the beautiful beach at Liseleje. In fact the whole northern coast, past the charming bathing resort Tisvildeleje by Stængehus, is a long and lovely beach. The clean and wide beaches stretch nearly continuously all the way to the lively, historical harbour of Elsinore forty kilometres to the east where the coastline veers to the south towards Humlebæk.
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Fine beaches, fine bathing water, and lots of activities
The mark of the north coast is its many excellent beaches. Here you can have fun in the fine saltwater, and we keep a keen eye on our bathing water through the whole season. On many of the beaches along the coast, you can check the latest measurements of the quality of the water. You can also find information on the water quality on the municipalities’ homepages:
Check out the tourist office
At the tourist office, they can tell which beaches fly the blue flag, and they can tell you about the many exciting activities going on during the season.
Do you like bathing in the nude from the beaches? In that case, you’re a beach naturist. On the homepage of the Danish naturists’ association: Foreningen Danske Naturister, you can read more about beaches in North Sealand allowing nude bathing.
The homepage of the lifeguard service in North Sealand: Den Nordsjællandske Kystlivredningstjeneste, will provide recommendations and warnings before you go for your swim.
The blue flag on the beach
Some of our beaches fly the blue flag, a quality mark showing that here you find the very best bathing water, and a symbol of the attention we pay to our environment.
On a beach flying the blue flag, you will also find lots of exciting activities. You can play bingo with stones, learn to tell the difference between a male and a female crab, compete in crab-races and have lots of fun with other things.
Remember to keep your dog on a leash on the beach. Read more on the homepage of The National Nature Agency