Borre Golf Course is an international championship golf course with 27 challenging holes. A nature and culture trail has been built around the course, with detailed information about local fauna and flora. More about Borre Golf Course.
Løvøya is a very popular diving site in the Oslofjord area. There are walls and overhangs here, and a rich animal life under water. Horten Diver Club and Færder Diving Club are active locally.
Sea-fishing: There are many good fishing spots around Horten, whether you want to fish from a boat or from land. Løvøya, Bastøykalven and Åsgårdstrand are highly recommended areas. Get some local advice at the tourist information office. Freshwater-fishing: Borre Lake is a good spot that offers a variety of fish - nine species have been registered here. You will find information about how to obtain a fishing permit at the fishing spots.
There is no shortage of places to swim in Horten, from small, quiet coves to substantial beaches popular with surfers and kiters. Should the weather not be at its best, a newly renovated indoor swimming pool, Horten Svømmehall, can be found in the centre of Horten.
Horten has one of Norway's most popular and best outdoor skateboarding parks – Horten Skate Park. Every year the "Kanalsession" takes place here, attracting thousands of spectators, as well as top skaters from all over Norway and abroad. Pros skate together with amateurs and beginners. The park is open for everyone most of the year.
Lefdal's Riding School is located just outside Horten and offers courses for riders of all ages and abilities. Private courses and drop-in riding lessons are also very popular. More about Lefdal's Riding School.
If you want to explore the district by bike, you can rent a bike at several depots in and around Horten. At the tourist information you can rent bikes for both adults and children.
Enjoy a good movie at the local cinema - Horten Kino is a modern cinema that shows all the latest releases. They also have live HD transfers from shows at The Metropolitan Opera in New York.
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