Open farm

Visit Hjälmö Farm
(Besöksgård Hjälmö)

Västergården on Hjälmö has become even more accessible for visitors. Visit Hjälmö Farm shows the small archipelago importance of agriculture on biodiversity and cultural landscape through a showroom and a nature and culture trail.

Visit the exhibition in the farm’s old barn and learn about the island, the farm and its history or take a walk on ”Dreams path” that winds past fields, pastures, along the water and through the forest. The exhibition and the path tells how the land in the area previously been managed and is handled today.

Västergården on Hjälmö has been in the Archipelago Foundation’s possession since 1967. Through small-scale agriculture and forestry the farmers has managed the cultural heritage here through several centuries of tenant.