Tokkekøb Hegn

Tokkekøb Hegn near to suburban town Allerød is quite large covering 607 hectare. Since 1391 the forest belonged to Hørsholm Castle and by that the Danish crown.

By 18th century most of Danish forests were cut down and 1791 the King decided to replant new forest throughout the Kingdom including Tokkekøb Hegn.

The beautiful and romantic lake - Store Donse Dam - is an artificial lake cunstructed and used by several water mills from 1796 until 1911.

In the forest one can find several very good preserved burrial mouds from the Stone Age and the Bronze Age.