Home News Sport Business. Docking at an island no bigger than a football pitch, we found a red-and-white cabin: Baffled by this display, Ella quickly warmed to proceedings when Maria offered more blueberries and a horse-and-cart ride tour of her farmland. It seemed close to perverse in the height of summer. Lakeside waters generally drop away gradually but small non-swimmers should be monitored. Enticing dinner smells drifted up the creaky stairs from the dining room: A huge white-gold moon lit the pines, competing admirably with the sun.
Motoring over mirrored waters, we passed deserted island upon island, each ringed by emerald reeds and grey boulders.
Family fun in a Swedish Arcadia
Still, the solitude was utterly thrilling. A two-hour Medieval times excursion, with music and folk tales, costs £65 per adult and £39 per child. There are staple dry goods, including pasta, in the cupboard. A juvenile, it skittered a few yards into the woodland, its giant ears turning like satellite dishes, skinny grey legs doing a fine impression of knobbly birch trunks. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Sarah Barrell was a guest of Simply Sweden ; simplysweden.