Gut Herbigshagen near Duderstadt, Germany is the headquarters of the Heinz-Sielmann-Stiftung, a nature protection organisation founded in 1994. Their goals are to get children in contact with nature and to protect endangered species. The founder Heinz Sielmann is also buried here.
What to do there?
At Gut Herbigshagen you’ll find a farm with rabbits, donkeys, goats, sheep, ducks, gooses and chickens. You can walk around, explore a treehouse from the Kinderkanal (KiKa) and train your senses on a balancing path. Their is also a farm shop and a small eatery selling drinks and small dishes outside.
Throughout the area you will find different places where you can sit down and have a picnic. Entrance to Gut Herbigshagen is free of charge but you need to get a parking ticket for 1 Euro (valid the whole day). It is a nice place to spend two to three hours with children and it is very close to the city of Duderstadt.
Heinz Sielmann Stiftung