Go to content Go to navigation
Oslo

Bygdøy Royal Manor

Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt
Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen
Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt
Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen
Bygdøy Royal Manor Photo: Norsk Folkemuseum/Anne-Lise Reinsfelt

Contact information

Description

The Royal Manor at Bygdøy is a fully operational organic farm with approx. 60 dairy cows, 90 calves, 30 sheep and 9 ponies. Of the farm's 200 acres, 740 acres are used to produce feed for the livestock.

Large parts of the grounds are open to the public - enjoy a hike on the walking paths through this scenic and historic landscape. The farm is also open on certain days, and welcomes preschools and school groups by appointment. Riding lessons for children are offered in the autumn and spring.

Bygdø Royal Manor has been linked with the royal family since 1305, when King Haakon V Magnusson gave Bygdøy as a gift to the his queen Eufemia. The main building was built in 1733 by Count Christian Rantzau, and is used today as a summer residence H.M. The King.

The farm is run by the Norwegian Folk Museum, and the farmyard, cultivated fields and grazing lands are now part of the museum grounds.

Categories

  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments

Transportation


Bus No.30 > Kongsgården
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Bygdøy Royal Manor - Photo: VisitOSLO/Rolf Thoresen

Bygdøy Royal Manor

The Royal Manor at Bygdøy is a fully operational organic farm with approx. 60 dairy cows, 90 calves, 30 sheep and 9 ponies. Of the farm's 200 acres,...

Bygdøy Royal Manor

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Getting to Oslo and Around

Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.

The Ekebergparken Sculpture Park

Ekebergparken in Oslo can offer 63 acres of installations by international artists, as well as museums, restaurants and a panoramic view of the city.

Key facts about Oslo

The capital of Norway is also its largest city. Oslo has over 600,000 inhabitants and covers 454 square kilometers, 242 of which are forests.

Visitors' recommendations in Oslo

- It's fantastic that you can take your skis on the metro, travel up to Holmenkollen and go skiing, says Anne-Marie Kefi from France.

Nightlife in Oslo

Oslo's nightlife has something special for everyone, whether you prefer beers at the pub, listening to live music or clubbing into the wee hours.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter