Welcome to Åkers styckebruk

Gather strength from the fantastic nature surrounding Åkers styckebruk. Gently glide along in a canoe on the smooth waters on one of the rift-valley lakes around Marvikarna. Walk along the bewitching path of the Sörmlandsleden trail or relax with some game fishing or with a cooling dip in one of the many lakes.

Works museum (Bruksmuseet) and The English Park.

An exhibition of the life and times of this industrial region.

Bruksmuseum

The museum shows the history of one of Swedens oldest companies, Åkers styckebruk. In connection to the museum, there is an archive with documents from the early 17th century. The beautiful manor house is privately owned, but the English Park is open to visitors.
Bruksmuseum web-site

The Mining Area, Skottvångs gruva

The mine was active from the 1500s right up until 1920.

Skottvångs gruva

Today the area is a well-preserved mining environment with a mine museum and active association that builds a charcoal stack her in the summer. There is also a well-known restaurant with an extensive music program.
Skottvångs gruva web-site
Skottvång restaurant web-site

Åkers bergslag

The scenic countryside south of the community of Åkers styckebruk is a popular area for outdoor life.

Åkers bergslag

There are lakes for fishing and swimming, canoe and walking trails as well as the well-preserved mining area of Skottvång.

Trails for hiking and canoe

The most beautiful parts of the Sörmland trail run through Åkers bergslag (mining district) and are easily accessible from many different places.

Kanotleden

Windbreaks and fireplaces are available in strategic places.  
The canoe trail between Åker – Vagnhärad begins in Åkers styckebruk.
Sörmland trail web site
Canoe hire web site

The limestone quarry

Nature reserve and an old limestone quarry that operated from Middle Ages until the 1940s.

Kalkbro

The limestone was primarily used in the areas iron production. A scene from the film about Ronja the Robber´s Daughter was shot here.

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