Welcome to Åkers styckebruk
Gather strength from the fantastic nature surrounding Åkers styckebruk. Gently glide along in a canoe on the smooth waters on one of the rift-valley lakes around Marvikarna. Walk along the bewitching path of the Sörmlandsleden trail or relax with some game fishing or with a cooling dip in one of the many lakes.
Works museum (Bruksmuseet) and The English Park.
An exhibition of the life and times of this industrial region.
The museum shows the history of one of Swedens oldest companies, Åkers styckebruk. In connection to the museum, there is an archive with documents from the early 17th century. The beautiful manor house is privately owned, but the English Park is open to visitors.
The Mining Area, Skottvångs gruva
The mine was active from the 1500s right up until 1920.
The scenic countryside south of the community of Åkers styckebruk is a popular area for outdoor life.
There are lakes for fishing and swimming, canoe and walking trails as well as the well-preserved mining area of Skottvång.
Trails for hiking and canoe
The most beautiful parts of the Sörmland trail run through Åkers bergslag (mining district) and are easily accessible from many different places.
The limestone quarry
Nature reserve and an old limestone quarry that operated from Middle Ages until the 1940s.
The limestone was primarily used in the areas iron production. A scene from the film about Ronja the Robber´s Daughter was shot here.