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Bolkesjø Gaard

Type:Guest farm

Follsjøvegen 1250, 3680, Notodden

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Bolkesjø Gaard at the foot of Blefjell mountain
  • Bolkesjø Gaard at the foot of Blefjell mountain
  • storage cage at Bolkesjø Gaard
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  • kitchen and living room from one of the cabins at Bolkesjø Gard
  • patio with hammock on Bolkesjø Gaard
  • sheep at Bolkesjø Gaard
  • glamping tent at Bolkesjø Gard which is located right by the water
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  • children bathing at Bolkesjø Farm
  • canoeing at Bolkesjø Gård
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Bolkesjø Gaard is a family-run farm at the foot of Blefjell in Telemark. The farm is surrounded by forests and lakes, with beautiful hiking trails and good opportunities for fishing, swimming and all that the forest has to offer.

Different types of accommodation - all close to nature
Bolkesjø Gaard offers different types of accommodation, all close to nature and unique in their own way. At Stabburet you have the opportunity to wake up in a four-poster bed, with fantastic views of the Telemark mountains. At Seteren, or Stulen as it is called locally, you are in the middle of the forest far from people. While Stallen on the homestead Jonrud, is idyllically located by beautiful Follsjø - the perfect water for swimming and fishing. In the summer of 2022, you can also spend the night in an exclusive glamping tent at the shore of lake Follsjø.

Charm and tranquility and simple pleasures close to nature
How about taking the kids on a blueberry walk in the woods? Or a romantic weekend for two, alone in the woods? And nothing is better than grilling your own fish for dinner! All places are equipped with outdoor furniture and barbecue facilities. Here you get the opportunity to get a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and appreciate simple pleasures close to nature.

Long traditions - old timber buildings and beautiful storage cages
There are long traditions for tourism on Bolkesjø, here it has been a shuttle station since 1624. During the national romanticism, Bolkesjø was referred to as "The tourist gate to the wonderland" - when people wanted to explore the wild nature and culture in Telemark. The local environment around the farm is still reminiscent of old times, here there are old timber buildings and beautiful storage cages. The firehouse on the farm is the oldest in the area and dates to the 13th century. 



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Adrian S
      Highly recommended!
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th June 2021
      We spent a weekend at this cosy house in early summer. Such a great place to get away! The old building itself is beautiful, and after climbing the stairs to enter it we were amazed by the decor... Read full review
    • NathanWhitfield
      Gothenburg, Sweden
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      Friends getaway
      Fairytale weekend
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 20th June 2021
      Such a wonderful experience! We stayed at "stabburet", which is the old storehouse for food. It is situated with a view both from the living room and outside that is absolutely breathtaking. The... Read full review
    • roonay3k
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      Thursday, 21st July 2022
      We stayed in Stabburet for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. The 4-year old did not want to leave:) beautiful scenery and nature and we even got to stay at a private beach which was great. The hosts... Read full review

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    lake Follsjø by Bolkesjø GårdWood-fired sauna at Follsjø, NotoddenAt lake Follsjø, Bolkesjø Gaard has turned the old pig house into a sauna. The sauna is located 100 meters from the water's edge with room for 7 people.

    view from glamping tent at Bolkesjø GårdGlamping at Bolkesjø Gaard, NotoddenNow you can spend the night in an exclusive glamping tent right on the water's edge on the beautiful bathing water Follsjø at Bolkesjø Gård.