City guide – Bjärtrå, Nyland, Sandslån

Memories of timber

The area below the Hammars bridge where the Ångermanälven flows out.
Many traces remain from the time when the Ådalen and the river boiled with industrial activities.

CELEBRITIES from the area Linus Ullmark, Sigurd Lewerentz.


Glamping High Coast Distillery, Sörviken
Luxury tent with comfortable beds, a stone’s throw from High Coast Whiskey and right at the mouth of the Ångerman River. Combine accommodation with dinner, tasting and guided tour at the distillery and breakfast basket for excursions.

Gålå camping, Gålån
A legendary campsite with cabins and pitches that has reopened. Close to swimming area.

Bjärtrå Bed & Breakfast, Hjälta 128, Bjärtrå
Rooms with a high standard, wood-burning sauna and close to, among other things, High Coast Whiskey.

Nässoms Camping
Picturesque campsite by a lake. Nice bath.

Sandslån hostel Flottarvägen 74, Nyland
Accommodation in a quiet and relaxing environment next to the water. Nice for relaxing walks.

Länsmansgården Ådalen, Skolvägen 1, Lugnvik
Accommodation, conference room, restaurant for reservations and whiskey bar. One of Sweden’s few Ardbeg Consulates, appointed by the Scottish whiskey producer. Idyllic location.


High Coast Whisky, Sörviken 140, Bjärtrå
Visitor center has a shop where you can buy profile products but also buy your own cask of whiskey or bottle a bottle of whiskey with your own label that you can pick up at Systembolaget.

Unanders Motor, Flottarvägen 3, Nyland
If you would like to buy a robotic lawnmower, a boat or a quad bike on holiday, this is where you should go.

ICA Rosen, Nyland
Well-stocked store with games corner and café. Has everything for summer’s pleasant barbecue evenings.

Handlar´n, Lugnvik
Privately owned store with a very high level of service and plenty of local products. Among other things, Lugnvik’s own beer from Kustens Gårdsbryggeri. Now also with self-service a few hours before and after regular opening hours.


Restaurant Dallas, Storgatan 20, Nyland
Pizzeria, which also serves grilled dishes and home cooking. Dallas plank steaks are well known far beyond the municipal borders.

Länsmansgården Ådalen, Lugnvik
High-quality dinners for booked parties between four and 30 people. New for this year: a wood-fired pizza oven.

High Coast Whisky, Sörviken 140, Bjärtrå
Restaurant and whiskey bar that also offers tastings. Also take the opportunity to take a guided tour around the distillery.

Café Flottaren, Sandslån
Business run by Sandslån hostel & camping.

See & do

Strolling in Nyland
The court house today houses music activities, the Harbor Magazine by the quay is usually a popular concert scene and a walk along the old streets is fascinating.

Cultural reserve Marieberg sawmill community
Run by Köja Marieberg’s local history association and a cafe is open during the summer. Take the path up to Mariebergs IP with its wooden bleachers from the 1930s.

Ådalen Industrial Museum, Sandslån
Business that is what it’s called: a museum about Ådalen’s rich and fascinating industrial history. At Sandslåns there was once the world’s largest timber wedge.

Arena Dannero
Ådalen’s own trotting track with summer trotting.

Fort Kodiak, Butjärn, Bjärtrå
A fantastic experience in the middle of nowhere. A wild west village with saloon and activities. With a bit of luck, you can experience duels and gunpowder smoke. Open throughout July and half of August.

Ådalen Literature Festival, Sandslån
New for the year. A party for readers, created by authors Mats Jonsson and Tove Alsterdal. Organized 11–12 August.

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