Selaön, Sweden’s largest lake island, is rich in ancient monuments and burial mounds. The table is located near Äleby gård and Mälsåker Castle beneath ancient oaks with views across a landscape of fields and water. Above the shores of Lake Mälaren, Äleby offers a tranquil, secluded oasis of relaxation just 90 kilometres from Stockholm.
A do-it-yourself outdoor dining experience
Decide which table and natural landscape you would like to explore and make a reservation. Your reservation includes a seat at the table, inspiring local recipes and a cooking kit with basic supplies to help prepare your findings and cook a delicious meal.
Eating in Swedish nature. Swedish forests are filled with edible treats such as berries, mushroom, nettles and other greens, and they are of course best enjoyed in the outdoors.
Get the full experience of the wild with our add-ons
While foraging and cooking in nature is fun, it can also be a bit of a challenge. For a truly fulfilling experience, we recommend you book an add-on. A local foraging guide, a professional chef or a comfortable accommodation nearby will make your visit all the more memorable.
A group gets information from a local guide before they forage for delicacies in the woods.
beautiful scenery and winding lanes make it perfect for excursions. This lake
island, the largest in Sweden, is filled with ancient monuments rune stones and
burial mounds. The table is located close to Äleby gård estate and MälsåkerCastle, in the heart of a country-house landscape, typical of Södermanland.
Äleby offers tranquillity just 90 km from Stockholm. The final 10 km of road is
secluded, ending with Äleby Gård, nestling on hills on the shores of Lake
Mälaren. With the lake, forest, fields and large numbers of game animals, Äleby
is an oasis for relaxation. Also consider a visit to the nearby town of Mariefred and Gripsholm Castle. In Sörmland county, you’ll find culinary experiences with
a strong focus on game meat and local producers.
Other Close to Nature Food/ Drink Experiences
Dine on the organic farm Hornudden, overlooking the lake.
Stay in luxury suites at Gripsholms Värdshus and get treated like royalty.
Enjoy a Swedish fika in the inspirational gardens at Villa Sjövik.
Take a guided horse ride with the professional staff at Edeby Gård.
Grab a Swedish fika at the farm café with large greenhouse.