Willow plaited roundel.

Castle of Willows Fitness and Wellness Park of Speckenbüttel

According to the design of the architect Marcel Kalberers, a castle was built out of huge pasture bundles. A green, lively and growing castle of willow trees, which invites you to relax in the Fitness and Wellness Park of Speckenbüttel.

It took approximately 4 weeks to build the castle of willows in the Fitness and Wellness Park of Speckenbüttel as a project of the Bremerhaven horticulture department. About 350 m³ willow trunks and branches, 1000 m tubular steel struts, 5000 m coconut rope and 1000 m polyester wire were used. The living edifice has 6 lateral cupolas and a central dome measuring more than 12 m. The castle of willows is an inviting place to relax, dream and meditate. A place where creative activities are encouraged: music, theatre, play and dance. The Bremerhaven castle of willows is an important contribution to the Fitness and Wellness Park of Speckenbüttel.

After a two-year renovation phase, the astle of willows was reopened in March 2017 as one of Germany's largest viable structures. Damaged willows was removed and the now unsuitable scaffolding was expanded. A new, galvanized, stable riser was built.

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Weidenschloss

Siebenbergensweg
27580 Bremerhaven
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Weidenschloss
Gesundheitspark Speckenbüttel
Siebenbergensweg
27580 Bremerhaven
Association "Weidenschloss Bremerhaven e.V."
Kopernikusstraße 5
27580 Bremerhaven

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 0049 (0)471 - 98 12 447
 kontakt@weidenschloss-ev.de

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www.weidenschloss-ev.de

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Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH
Bremerhaven Touristik & Tourist-Infos
H.-H.-Meier-Straße 6
27568 Bremerhaven
Germany

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 0049 471 - 41 41 41
 0049 471 - 80 93 61 90
 touristik@erlebnis-bremerhaven.de

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May - September
(Heligoland saison)
Mon. - Sun. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
October - April
Mon. - Sun. 9.30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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