ISSUE 27  |  Scandi Summerhouse

A Fairy Tale Inn in Denmark

July 03, 2012 1:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Located on the island of Fyn, known as the garden of Denmark (and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen), Falsled Kro is a timber-framed, thatched-roof inn with a history reaching back to 1744. All this, and wild strawberries, too.

The interiors are simple and rustic: whitewashed brick, wide-board floors, and the kitchen follows a seasonal almanac, based on what's growing in the surrounding vegetable and herb gardens. N.B.: Take a tour of the inn's verdant gardens at A Fairy Tale Garden in Denmark on Gardenista.

Above: The inn is surrounded by elderflowers and apple trees.

Above: The inn's original charm has been carefully maintained.

Above: A pair of hunting chairs positioned in front of the hearth.

Above: Meals are served in the rustic yet refined dining rooms.

Above: The inn's dining rooms are rustic and and

Above: A modern light fixture adds a note of modernity to a seating area.

Above: The 19 bedroom suites are simple and spare.

Above: Flowers from the inn's gardens.

Above: A bedroom suite with glimmers of gold.

Above: Throughout the inn, mirrors add reflective light.

Above: Tiled baths with modern fixtures.

Above: Dusk falls on the outdoor patio.

N.B.: To read more about the inn's vegetable and herb gardens, see A Fairy Tale Garden in Denmark.)