Furuheim gård in Susendal in Hattfjelldal municipal offers comfortable beds, good food and interesting stories. The emphasis is on the Sami and Nordic settler community around the border area between Norway and Sweden.
The farm is situated in the middle of Susendal, on the south side of the river Susna, and is one of the gateways to Børgefjell national park. The guests get to stay in the cozy ‘kårstua’ or the great and newly restored ‘tømmerstua’ from the 1700s. The farm has in total 14 beds divided on 8 rooms. The living rooms are fully equipped and also have TV and radio. The kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, refrigerator and freezer. There is also shower and toilet, made beds, and more. Breakfast can be pre-booked.
The farm is a part of Fjellfolket in Hattfjelldal, and will gladly serve you Fjellfolket’s food; herd stuffed lamb shoulder, boar, smoked char or lamb, deer sausage, bread, and more. All depending on what the farm has available. Group bookings have to book 3 days in advance, while individuals and smaller groups can be served on short notice.
The river Susna is known for its excellent opportunities for rafting and kayaking, where you can choose between quiet parts and more rough rapids. There are also good trout fishing possibilities in the river. For those who are experienced hikers, Børgefjell National Park is something to contend with, and for those who prefer easier walks there are good marked trails in the surrounding area.
On the farm you can also book guided tours of Susendal with visits including Susendal church. The church is built by local volunteers and is very beautiful.