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Brassø, part of the Silkeborg Lakes

Discover Brassø near Silkeborg, part of the impressive Silkeborg Lakes in the scenic Lake District Søhøjlandet. Brassø offers a cosy, child-friendly beach, but also plenty of other water activities such as kayaking, canoeing and great SUP experiences.

Brassø - a gem in the Silkeborg Lakes and the river Gudenå

Brassø is part of the Silkeborg Lakes, through which the Gudenåen, Denmark's longest river, also runs, and the area is surrounded by lush nature and forests, where you can truly enjoy forest and water together. The lakes create an idyllic setting perfect for outdoor adventure and relaxation.

Family-friendly beach

The beach at Brassø is ideal for families with children. Here you'll find a cosy, child-friendly beach with a fenced-in bathing area that ensures a safe and secure bathing experience for the little ones. The beach is best accessed from the park De Små Fisk, which is right next to the landscaped sandy beach.

SUP experiences and fun water activities

The lake is ideal for SUP adventures, and if you're looking for a comfortable and relaxing trip on the water and close to the city, Brassø is perfect.
Find more SUP spots here.

You can also try kayaking or a cosy canoe trip. There's definitely something for every taste and age group.

Practical information

  • Location: Brassø with access from the beach park De Små Fisk
  • Facilities: Child-friendly beach, fenced swimming area, kayaking, canoeing, SUP experiences
  • Accommodation: Possibility to spend the night in a shelter or pitch a tent
  • Toilet facilities: Access to toilet and drinking water from 1 April to 15 October

There is a kiosk open during the summer period, a campfire site, tables and benches, waste bins, parking, information boards, a fenced-in mushroom area and a lifeguard post.

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