Founded 
1969
Duration 
Up to 2 months
Paid by artist 

The rates for staying at Ørslev Kloster are:
DKK 250/275 per day for the first 5 days;
225/250 per day for the following 10 days;
150 per day for all subsequent days.

Ørslev Kloster

Ørslev Kloster

Description 

Ørslev Kloster is a moderne Creative Residence established in 1969 and set within the grounds and buildings of a medieval Benedictine nunnery and later Manor house. It is a listed building and one of the best preserved medieval monasteries still standing in the Nordic countries. The nunnery is open to all applicants with a work project within art, litterature, culture or science. The nunnery houses guests from all walks of life and varying backrounds. It
is this variation in interests, projects, age and sex that ensures an inspirational and vibrant enviroment, which we hope you’ll come to enjoy and be inpired by.

Accommodation Information 

All the rooms are simply furnished with a bed, large work table, arm-chair etc. and come with duvee, pillows, blankets and rugs. Guests have the full use of the entire manor house, with it’s comom rooms as well as gardens
and woods. There is is free wireless internet access in the East Wing of the house, with a user laptop and printer.
Guests can also use extra facilities such as large noticeboards, a small and large easel as well as extra tables, chairs etc. There is a washing machine reserved for the use of guests and an entire arsnenal of wellington boots, alarm clocks, blankets and other usful things. Guests have full access to two tennis courts during the summer months and there are very good varying local scenic routes for walkers, runners and cyclists in the surrounding countryside with the waters and beaches of the Lim fjord just 2-4 km away.

Location 

The nunnery is located in the countryside between the two provincial towns of Viborg and Skive. There is a local bus service from Skive and Højslev St. , bus nr. 311 with a number of services throughout the day from the train station stopping outside the nunnery (direction Skive-Virksund). The nearest mainline train station is Højslev St. There are main line connections by the hour with Cophenhagen and the rest of the country.
 

Address: 
Hejlskovvej 15
7840 Højslev
Denmark
Telephone 
+45 9753 8565
Fax 
+45 9753 8171

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