From theme parks to wildlife parks in the Lüneburg Heath

Many parks are located near the hotel

Zwei Alpakas im Wildpark Schwarze Berge, Ausflug vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt

Our recommendations for parks near the hotel

Word has got around that the Lüneburg Heath has a high density of nature and leisure parks. The variety is truly unique. There is plenty on offer for young and old around the Ringhotel Sellhorn. This makes the stay unforgettable. Nevertheless, there are still many other experiences left for your next visit to the hotel in Lüneburg Heath.

Here you will find an overview of our recommendations:

Reh im Wildpark Lüneburger Heide Nindorf. nur wenige Minuten vom Hotel Sellhorn entfernt

Wildlife Park Nindorf

Discover Luneburg Heath Wildlife Park in Nindorf, certainly one of the most beautiful wildlife parks in entire Germany. Admire both, domestic and exotic wild animals, just a few minutes away from Hotel Sellhorn. . A big playground for children and restaurants attract throughout all seasons. A perfect excursion – the short four kilometer distance is easily covered with our free-of-charge rental bicycles.

Baumwipfelpfad Lüneburger Heide, unweit des Hotel Sellhorn in Hanstedt

Treetop walk

Another highlight for all nature lovers is the new treetop path in Lüneburg Heath Wildlife Park. The 800-metre-long path is also suitable for people with disabilities and leads to an unforgettable viewing platform 40 meters above the ground. There, above the tops of the trees, you can even see as far as Hamburg in good weather. Further information at

Wölfe im Wildpark Schwarze Berge, Ausflug vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt
Vogel Wüstenbussard im Wildpark Schwarze Berge, Ausflug vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt

Wildpark Schwarze Berge in Rosengarten

The Wildpark Schwarze Berge is located approximately a 30-minute drive from the hotel. In the 50-hectare park area, you can observe around a hundred species of animals, including native species such as European bison, pot-bellied pigs, wolves, lynxes, deer, or bears. There are also more exotic animals that are less commonly found in our regions, such as the two alpacas, Jack and Jimmi. Watch the animals up close during the daily feeding sessions and learn more about the different species and the unique personalities of their representatives at the Wildpark. You can find more information about all the animals at the Wildpark on their website.

For those who climb the 45-meter-high Elbblickturm tower, they will be rewarded with a breathtaking view all the way to Hamburg. And for those who still want more, they can really let off steam on the huge adventure playground, while adults enjoy coffee with homemade cake or one of the delicious à la carte dishes on the sunny terrace of the Wildpark restaurant.

Opening Hours of the Wildpark Schwarze Berge

The Wildpark is open daily, year-round:
Early April to Late October: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Early November to Late March: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Is the Wildpark Schwarze Berge the right destination for you? If you’re unsure, feel free to ask our reception staff for more information.

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Achterbahn im Heidepark Soltau, Ausflug vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt
Achterbahn im Sonnenuntergang im Heidepark Soltau, Ausflug vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt

Heidepark Soltau

Just a 30-minute drive from the hotel, the whole family can enjoy fun and leisure activities. Heidepark Soltau is northern Germany’s largest leisure and family park. You should plan a full day for a visit. Drop anchor in the “Bay of the Skull Pirates”. Explore ancient cultures and action-packed challenges in the “Land of the Forgotten”. Experience exciting adventures as cowboys and Indians in the “Wild West” and get the creeps in “Transylvania” – the land of vampires, which is shrouded in dark legends…
An absolute highlight is the wooden roller coaster “Colossos”.

Skateboard im Skate Park Hanstedt Ausflüge vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt

Skate Park Hanstedt

If you bring your own board or BMX bike, you can let off steam here. The halfpipe is open daily. Every first Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. some guys meet here and are happy to show you a few tricks.

Bowling Ausflüge vom Hotel Sellhorn in Handstedt

Karting, bowling and archery

Are you looking for action? Then we recommend the Ralf Schumacher feeling at the kart track in Bispingen, just a 15-minute drive from the hotel. Indoor and outdoor offers provide an experience that is independent of the season. In addition to the go-kart track, there is also a bowling alley and a state-of-the-art “Bow-Motion” facility. Here you shoot at moving targets with a bow and arrow – an ancient sport in a new dimension.

Designer Outlet Soltau

Are you on the hunt for a bargain? The Designer Outlet Soltau has over 80 international manufacturers selling their branded products at affordable prices. From the A7 Soltau-Ost highway exit, you can reach the outlet, which resembles a heath town as it consists of rows of stores and beautiful half-timbered houses. You will find everything from clothing, shoes, jewelry and household appliances. If you need a break from strolling around, there are also delicious dishes for hungry stomachs. So you can not only relax at the Ringhotel Sellhorn in the Lüneburg Heath, but also go on a great shopping spree at the Designer Outlet Soltau.

Barefoot Park Egestorf

A very special experience, a sensory stimulus, literally a “sensation” – and well-being for distressed feet. Enjoy nature in a very unusual manner – definitely a “different” experience for all generations.

Shooting range Garlstorf

Garlstorf Rifle Range, 8 kilometers from Ringhotel Sellhorn, comprises various shooting galleries and a video shooting gallery – open for beginners and professionals. Rental guns available, fees for small arms, munitions and insurance will be billed separately.

Planetary nature trail

Did you ever want to travel faster than the speed of light? A model of our sun system, with a reduction scale of 1 to 5 billion, will allow just that – in theory at least, and only a comfortable 15 minute drive away from Hotel Sellhorn. The Planets’ Trail in Handeloh models our solar system, stretched out over a distance of 1.2 kilometers, each planet’s features and position carefully explained.

FloraFarm – Ginseng aus Niedersachsen

Ginseng – in former times it was so valuable, that it was worth its weight in gold. For more than 30 years, the medical plant has now been cultivated in Lower Saxony – namely on Flora-Farm in the town of Walsrode, on the southern perimeter of the Luneburg Heath. Explore the world of Ginseng on a guided tour and video presentations. Walsrode-Bockhorn, 45 minutes from the hotel by car.

Serengeti Park Hodenhagen/Walsrode

Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen – so much more than just a zoo! Take your family on a safari or jungle-trip. Experience exotic animals in their natural environment. Fairground rides and Europe’s biggest petting zoo add to the abundance of attractions.

Bird´s park Walsrode

The largest park of its kind in the world. 4200 birds of 675 different species guarantee a position amongst the top ten zoos in number of species. The park’s vast array of lakes, rivers and waterfalls, designed to resemble the five continents is remarkable in its own right. A large number of aviaries allow to watch the feathered inhabitants closely.

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Auswahl an Kopfkissen in den Zimmer im Hotel Sellhorn in der Lüneburger Heide