Fulltofta is a nature reserv and a recreational area northeast of the lake Ringsjön and north of
Hörby. The area consists of planted spruce and deciduous forest, meadows, and pastureland.
The many remains of the past show that it was populated in early
history. There are many tracks and forest roads used by many for an
excursion. The trail Skåneleden pass through the area.
My rough description include also some surroundings of the area worth a visit.
is a parking place and information. There are several minor parking places.
a place in the woods in Fulltofta recreational area for meditation,
reflection, rest, relax.
shoreline along the Ringsjön, with simple bathe, bird watching
tower, a pond, oaks.
at Bjeveröds fish ponds in Fulltofta hiking area is a 1.6 km
accessibility adapted trail along Kvesarumsån. Largely on a
hiking trail past the remains of the watermill
in the converted barn at Kvarröd is a cafe and an interactive
exhibition about humans and nature.
1.7 km hiking trail in Fulltofta recreation area, past the ruins of
Prästamöllan which was a water wheel mill.
a for disabled adapted kilometer long path from Fulltofta nature center, partially boarded through the forest along a small valley.
Nature center, circular trail on
Skåneleden, water mill at Bossaren, garden café in Södra
Sankta Magnilds källa:
Magnhild is a local Skåne saint, she was killed by her
daughter in law 1215.
In Fulltofta is a well that ran up on the spot where the carriers
put down her coffin to rest.
in Fulltofta forests. About the hard life as a poorcrofters. Almost forgotten
and gone. Still there are ruins left who can tell.
at Fulltofta nature center offers a walk across a stream valley up
in the tree tops.
Sankta Magnhilds källa is a
spring near Hästhagen. Magnhild was a pious woman who lived around the
year 1200. She was killed by her daughter in law 1215. On the way to the
in Fulltofta did one drop the coffin. At that place did the spring appear.
Many wonders happened at her grave, and she became a local saint; Sankta Magnhild.
Hanakällan has a fresh water.
is a stone coffin, probably from late stone age. The coffin is damaged. Other
ancient graves, heap of stones, can be found at
Another type of graves are perhaps
domarringar, stone circles, that can
be found near Ekeröd. At Nunnäs
is a grave field with stone ships.
There are many remains of crofter's holdings, e.g.
Vasahus, these belonged to
Fulltofta manor seat.
The current main building is from the middle of 19th century, but it is
known from the middle age.
was built in the 12th century.
The brooks ware used to power mills e.g.
Prästamöllan. Hovgårdsmöllan was abandoned at the end of
the 19th century. There are today not many visible signs of the mills.
At the beuatiful brook
grow a swamp forest and meadows. At the brook is a trail well
adopated for a wheel chair.
Nearby is the fishing pond
From Fulltofta church is gravel road to
Ringsjön, where there is beach and bird watching tower.
My picture is taken at a flood. One can walk north through the forest at the
shore to Nunnäs, there as well is a bird watching tower and
beach at Nunnäs.
Further north is the point
A tower is also at the
wetland at Enebacken.
Nearby is the restored pond
Damm. At Ringsjön is the pond
Sjömossahus is what remains from a large bog. Where
Skåneleden pass is open water and there grow Hare's-tail Cottongrass.
Kvarröds old farm has been converted to naturcentrum,
about the naturen. There is also a small café.
Cottages can be rented.
The half-timbered cottage Ramstorp is far as I know a museum.
The road between Hörby and Södra Rörum
pass through a wonderful beech forest.
4/10 2008: Drove to Fulltofta and parked at the parking
place at the road to Nunnäs grave field and the path
Hovgårdsmöllan. Walked the blue path (Björkhagen)
which pass Prästamöllan. Prästamöllan was a water mill
of which today only the foundation remains.
But the place is nice and well suited for a coffee
Continued through forest on the path which is roughly 1.5