The city offers many green areas such as Höje ridge valley, the Rinnebäck ravine, Nöbbelöv's bog and Sankt Hans slopes. The three most popular parks in Lund are Lund's City Park, Lundagård and the Botanical Garden. The Botanical Garden is a lush oasis, dating from the 1600s, offering approximately 7000 species in an area of 8 hectares. The park also has a greenhouse, which is open to the public and offers exciting exotic plants. Feel free to bring your picnic basket and sit down in the lovely surroundings.
Lund's most popular park has been attracting young and old alike for over 100 years. If you’re looking for calm from the storm of busy city life, you’ll find peace at the rippling fountain. Here is also a very popular playground for the youngest.
Lund University’s Botanical Gardens cover eight hectares and is home to about 7,000 species in the greenhouses and gardens. The gardens cover a whole host of areas within botany. The gardens and greenhouses are free to visit and are open every day.
One of Lund's largest parks has a dramatic landscape of hills and valleys. The highest point is 86 meters above sea level and provides a magnificent view of the city and the plain towards the south.
Skrylle, just outside Dalby, is Lund's main outdoor area for recreation and fitness. The area consists of a number of nature reserves, linked by trails and paths, all easy to access and frequently used by seniors, families, runners and nature lovers. Approximately 800,000 people visit Skrylle every year, which makes it one of the most visited recreational areas in the country. At Skryllegården you will also find one of Sweden's most popular visitor centers, where you can learn more about the nature.
Download brochure and map of Skrylle here.
Dalby Forest is one of Sweden’s 29 national parks and is located just outside Lund. This mature forest welcomes you with magnificent spring flowers, dense summer foliage and intense bird song. The national park is easily accessible by car.
The area around Skrylle is one of the most important recreational areas in Skåne. Enjoy the jogging and hiking trails, outdoor grills, shelters, restaurant, fitness centre and sport fishing in the ponds. Also make sure you don't to miss Skrylle Visitor Centre.
Experience the countryside from an old railway track. Romeleåsen's trolley cycling will take you along the valley from Björnstorp to Veberöd.