STF Tivedstorp is an old village in the middle of the forest, surrounded by the beautiful and mysterious nature of Tiveden, “the fairy tale woodland”. It’s a perfect spot for relaxation and recreation. The National Park of Tiveden is right around the corner and you have endless possibilities for outdoor activities. The complex has 65 beds, camping areas for tents, a caravan parking for mobile homes, cafe and restaurant, conference facilities, green areas, chapel, assembly halls, sauna, indoor dance floor, outdoor dance floor, volleyball court and more.
Tivedstorp’s hostel offers pleasant rooms and cottages in an old-fashioned and rural environment. More information about the specific rooms is available at https://www.tivedstorp.se/english/. There is plenty of common areas that make for natural meeting places. The shared kitchens are well equipped and practically furnished so that several people can cook at the same time. There are large outside areas for barbecues, fun and games. Sheep, horses and cows often graze in the paddocks around the village.
Kaffestugan (”The Coffee Cabin”) is Tivedstorp´s reception, café and restaurant. This is where meals are served, from breakfast to dinner. The dining room can host 60 + people and has a license to serve alcoholic beverages. Next to Kaffestugan is a newly built grill house. There is also plenty of seating outside, with a beautiful view of the village.
Tivedstorp is rich in culture, as we host a variety of art exhibitions, music events and more. Weddings, conferences and parties of various sizes are continuously arranged at the venue.
Tivedstorp is an excellent starting point for hikes in Tiveden National Park. You can easily hike down to the national park via the Bergslagsleden, or take the bike or car down to the beautiful Vitsand beach or the main entrance, from which most hiking routes begin. There is a lot of nature to experience in Tiveden and many ways to experience it. Hike, ride, cycle or canoe, the possibilities are many.
Welcome to the forest!
By car: From E 20, take the exit at Laxå or Finnerödja towards Tived, follow the signs towards the national park. From Askersund, drive towards Laxå, take the exit towards Tived, follow the signs towards the national park. From Karlsborg, take road 49 towards Askersund, take the exit at Bocksjö towards Tived, follow the signs towards the national park, pass through the national park. For those who drive an electric car, it is good to know that the nearest charging stations are in Laxå, Karlsborg or Askersund, which are all about 30 km from Tivedstorp.
Train and Bus: The nearest train station is Laxå station. With Länstrafiken Örebro, you can book a “Närtrafik” trip to Tivedstorp from Laxå or Hallsberg (there is no regular route). This can be done by phone, from 2 weeks before the trip is to take place, up to the same day (however, the trip must be booked on a weekday). It is recommended to call and book the nearest weekday before departure to get a good connection. The nearest railway station is in Laxå, located at the western junction between Stockholm and Gothenburg. Both regional and commuter trains stop there. Hallsberg is a larger station, and might be a better option, depending on where you travel from. See www.sj.se for more detailed information on trains. Receive more information about prices, booking, how to purchase and what times Närtrafiken can operate the route by calling Närtrafiken on the phone. You can reach them on weekdays 08:00-16:30 on +46 771 92 00 00 (press key selection 2, then 3, then 1 to get directly to Närtrafiken)
As an alternative for you who hike/bike or come on horseback, you can hike along the Bergslagsleden from Granvik in the south or from Ramundeboda in the north to Tivedstorp or cycle along the green-marked Sverigeleden and make a detour to Tivedstorp on the Tivedsrundan or take the equestrian trail to Tivedstorp - here both rider and horse can rest.
GPS coordinates: 58°45'30.3″N 14°35'32.5″E