Bolderslev og Uge Skove

Sønderjylland  >  Denmark

Dead and decaying trees along with natural hydrology makes this forest quite special. It is as close to wilderness as we are likely to get here in Denmark.

Added* by Maria Petersen
Most recent update 30 March 2022


The extensive forestry that has been practiced in the area of Bolderslev og Uge Skove, supports a species-rich and very varied forest. There are approximately. 300 different species of trees and herbs in the area, several of which are rare in Denmark. Among the birds you can encounter are 5 species of woodpecker: Black Woodpecker, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker and Great Spotted Woodpecker.



Small parking lot at Bolderslevvej. Click on the P in the map to get directions or coordinates. Note: Bring wellies, the forest is quite swampy in places.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland


Flat , Swampy

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Summer

Best time to visit

Summer , Spring


Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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