Well-being activities, Finnish nature and cottage life
Hawkhill is a perfect place to relax and leave your busy weekdays behind. Enjoy high-class cottage accommodation, well-being treks or activities and the calming clean Finnish nature.
We offer you a selection of activities from wild herb hikes to morning yoga.
Forest yoga and the sunrise
Is there a better way to start your morning, than morning yoga in the middle of the forest? We think not. The morning yoga session includes yoga, sensory training and mind control as well as meditation. You can select you session theme from five different options (relaxation, presence, body care, back condition or strength and suppleness). The forest yoga session can be done during the day also. Yoga is suitable for all ages and levels.
Season: Year around (indoors during the winter) Group size: 1-10 Duration: 2h
Wild herb excursion to the Nuuksio National Park
During the wild herb excursion a local wild herb guide will tell you about Finnish herbs and their usage long ago. You will collect local wild herbs and make a wild herb bath that you get to take home.
Season: Autumn Group size: 1-12 Duration: 2h
Sunrise trek to the national park
The guided hiking trip will start early in the morning from your cottages door step. The morning dew is still on the ground and the birds have awaken. Your guide will take you to Nuuksio National Park to view the seemingly never ending Finnish sunrise after the white night.
You will enjoy a cup of coffee and a light breakfast during the hike.
Season: Summer Group size: 1-10 Duration: 2h
Pick berries with a Finn
Go on a berry-picking trip with our local guide. They will know the best places for berry-picking. During the trip your guide will tell you about the Finnish traditions of using the forests as a source of food and shelter. You will learn about the Finnish freedom to roam (jokamiehenoikeudet) and how to move in the forests without disturbing the wildlife. During the trip you will enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a snack.
Season: July-September Group size: 1-15 Duration: 2h
Guided hike to the secret mushroom spots of the forest
Join our guided trip to find the best mushroom spots of the area. Our local guide will take you to the forest and tell you stories about the history of the area and tell you about mushrooms. During the trip you will get to pick mushrooms and learn about them. Coffee and a snack included in the price.
Season: August-October Group size: 1-15 Duration: 2h
Sustainable travel is important to us!
We take sustainability and the environment into account in every decision we make and they are one of our key values. Our company was awarded the Green Key sustainability certificate in 2019 and we are committed to following the Finnish State Forest Enterprise's Principles of Sustainable Tourism. We guide and encourage our guests to act likewise. As an example of our actions, we are CO2 neutral by the year 2020.