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Holckenhavn Castle, Nyborg

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Holckenhavn Castle is a manor house located next to Holckenhavn Fjord, an arm of the Great Belt, just south of Nyborg on the east coast of Funen, Denmark. The current Renaissance castle was built in the late 16th and early 17th century by three consecutive owners. Previously known both as Ulfeldtsholm and Ellensborg, it received its current name in 1672 when it was acquired by Eiler Holck, who at the same time founded the Barony of Holckenhavn. The estate has been in the possession of his family ever since.HistoryEarly historyOriginally known as Kogsbølle, the estate traces its history back to the late 14th century when it was owned by Anders Jacobsen Ulfeldt. The house remained in the possession of the Ulfeldt family for more than 200 years. The original house was located further inland but shortly after 1580 it was moved to its current position next to a small arm of the Great Belt and its name was changed to Ulfeldtsholm.Ellensborg, 1616 - 1672In 1616, Chancellor of the Realm Jakob Ulfeldt sold the family estate to Ellen Marsvin after Ulfeldt acquired Egeskov Castle. Marsvin had been widowed for the second time a few years earlier at the age of 39, turned to farming and became one of the largest land owners of her time. She expanded the castle with two more wings and carried out extravagant interior alterations.
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  • Super service, secure and friendly staff, wonderful setting and rooms, good WIFI, kitchen is really nice-need might not have quite as wild ambition-we are on the country:-)
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  • Celebration dinner, tour of the Castle as well as solution of URmordgåde.med active actors Accommodation in fine old rooms with nocturnal ghosts.
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  • Wonderfull castle in a small town in Denmark. The city has it's own very famous castle, but this has a lot of soul and is beautiful. great place for a huge party or to stay for a holiday.  more »
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  • A cosy place to have a meeting Or seminar for one day.
  • Very nice place, great food and service .... but damn, the showers could well be whitewashed by. In several of the rooms was standing water out to all sides, so it was not wet in the bath, but on the other hand, swam the floor.
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  • Fat place. Was to the Conference on the future of IT infrastructure in municipalities, in the great Hall and with the fire in the fireplace. It is class!
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  • We are fully satisfied with their wonderful service they are all very accommodating follows us to the room. Menu with wine's great matched with replenishing of wine. They are just so amazing service meinded. Good tale of the whole Castle's Genesis. Thanks to Christina
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  • Super delicious. Although the place to dine and spend the night at. Good atmosphere ...
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