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.
Kids love bike-riding and the area immediately surrounding Schloss Leizen could not be better suited to cycling. Germany is famous for it’s segregated bike paths, allowing cyclists of all ages and abilities to travel to work or cycle for leisure along car-free routes that are sometimes more direct than roads themselves. Continue reading Cycling adventures at Germany For Kids
You can see from our logo and website that we love bears! So when we chose Schloss Leizen as the best possible location for Germany For Kids we were delighted to discover that nearby is this amazing bear sanctuary doing great work for these beautiful creatures. Continue reading Western Europe’s largest bear sanctuary : our neighbours
We see them soaring over Schloss Leizen, perched on trees and posts along the roadside and occasionally swooping for prey, but did you know the area around Germany For Kids is one of the best places in Northern Europe to spot eagles, hawks and falcons, known as “birds of prey”? Continue reading The Birds of Prey around Schloss Leizen
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 home of Germany For Kids, Schloss Leizen sits in 50,000 square metres of forest and parklands. Our forest has two parts; the 300 year old trees of various species that form part of the original landscaping of the house grounds and Continue reading Our Forest : animals and activities