In the official clean air region of Bruchhausen-Vilsen, surrounded by beautiful gently rolling hills, lies Forsthaus Heiligenberg. The Forsthaus offers a mixture of history, splendid nature and culinary delights and is within an hour’s drive of Bremen and Hannover. In the Middle Ages the Norbertine monastery Heiligenberg, from which the hotel derives its name, could be found here. The surroundings featuring ravines, wells and picturesque fields, offer many opportunities for picnics, cyclists and hikers.
The roomy and luxurious guest quarters are stylishly furnished. The suites have private terraces. Weather permitting, breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on the large terrace. The 4-hectare grounds allow plenty of space to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Flowers, fruit and herbs in delightful colours and soothing fragrances will surely boost your senses. Your taste buds will be tickled in the restaurant, where regional and seasonal dishes are served. The tasting menus will let you experience the diversity of the various dishes.
The restaurant is located in the historic Woodland House with great attention to a stylish interior. The stylishly furnished restaurant in the historic Forsthaus contributes to a cozy ambience. Inspired by seasonal, local produce the kitchen brigade creates time and time again refined, fresh culinary delights. Here you can enjoy pure flavors and a variety of wines. The so-called tasting menus let you experience the diversity of the various dishes. Many ingredients come from the hotel's own herb garden. The welcoming atmosphere and open fire in the colder time of year create a romantic ambiance.
An extensive breakfast buffet is available in the mornings for hotel guests.
The impressive wine list contains many renowned white and red wines, German and international, as well as various top quality Champagnes. Vinologist Juliane Brüning will be delighted to be of assistance by choosing and accompanying wine to your meal. Although the hotel doesn’t have a bar, you are more than welcom to enjoy a good glass of wine in the delightfull restaurant.
The restaurant is opened daily between 11.30h - 14.30h for lunch, and between 17.30h - 21.30h for diner.
The 10 acre garden surrounding the hotel is filled with flowers and fruit trees. Don’t forget to visit the impressive kitchen garden with more than 80 different herbs and plants. The garden is the ideal place to unwind.
The spacious terrace with room for 100 persons offers wonderful views of the garden all around. Weather permitting, you can enjoy breakfast, a drink and a light meal here.
The surrounding countryside is very picturesque with undulating hills, woodland and wide open meadows and fields. The landscape is inviting for long walks or bicycle tours. Even exploring the waterways by canoe is a possibility. Bruchhausen-Vilsen is officially registered as a clean air region.
The proximity of Bremen and Hannover is an added bonus for culture lovers. Museums, concerts, shopping and many guided tours are all nearby.