Summer months are the best months, we all know that and our young guests too, there is so much to do around Schloss Leizen in the school holidays but one of the kids’ favourites is one of our simplest, a walk to the beach at our local lake. The journey is packed with fun and interesting places. Continue reading A hike to the lake.
We’ve learned a lot about the fascinating history of Germany For Kids’ location, so we thought we’d share it with you here.
Schloss Leizen as we see it today was built 119 years ago in 1898 however the site has been the seat of noble families for many centuries.
Our region is well known for it’s more recent history, dukes, knights and nobles, it’s 2000 castles, manor houses and stately homes but it is also a very important area for these structures left by ancient tribes more than 5000 years ago, some just 500m from Schloss Leizen. Continue reading Megaliths and Dolmens : Ancient Monuments on our doorstep
The region around Schloss Leizen is famous for its history of nobles; dukes, duchesses, princes and princesses. In fact there are over 2000 castles, stately homes and manor houses in Mecklenburg Vorpommern, of which our home, Schloss Leizen is one. In one such palace, only 17 miles from Germany For Kids, a girl was born and raised, who went on to become the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. Continue reading The local girl who became Queen of England
It is impossible to ignore the rich history surrounding Schloss Leizen, all around us are reminders of the region’s past. British Queens to the Ice Age there is always something to engage young peoples minds with the past as we venture out on trips, bike rides and hikes. Continue reading A Brief History of our region