Jernved and Jernvedlund

Green and vibrant village

Jernved and Jernvedlund are located in the Kongeå valley and are surrounded by small woods and nature. The town consists of two districts: Jernved and Jernvedlund.


The recreational areas around the town provide good opportunities for outdoor activities, horse riding and fishing. The many narrow lanes give the town a special charm.


Many families with children live in Jernved and Jernvedlund. In the town, you will find mostly older detached properties in areas with a village environment and estate housing on larger land plots in green surroundings. There are also a few rental properties and terraced homes. Throughout the area near the town there are also many properties that used to be farms.


There is good access to the countryside around the town and good bike paths to Gredstedbro and Bramming.



The spirit of the village

Jernved and Jernvedlund are characterized by solidarity and an environment that produces very committed residents who have, for example, worked together to establish the Aktivitetshus activity centre. Currently they are working on putting together a new culture building.


The town is dynamic and offers many activities such as lectures, flea markets, a town festival and communal meals. The associations and numerous events have created a good sense of community and solidarity in the town.


There are several small businesses and furniture companies, as well as a dairy with its own shop.


At Plougstrup's old schoolhouse, there is now a 5000 m2 organic herb garden.

Population Approx. 700 Location Southwest of Esbjerg, North of Ribe

School, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts. Children in Jernved and Jernvedlund belong to the school catchment area of the Vadehavskolen. A school bus runs to Gredstedbro, and several groups of children meet up to cycle to school each morning on the quality bike path.


In Gredstedbro you will find:

Gredstedbro Skole Vadehav with classes for school years 0-9. (4.5 km)

• Associated after-school care programme (SFO) (4.5 km)



In Jernved and Jernvedlund you will find:

• Jernved and Jernvedlund youth and leisure club




At this interactive map you can view all schools in the municipality. The search function located at the top right-hand corner allows you to search by address or school name. If you hit the icon "i" in the top menu, you can click the dots on the map to read more about the schools. 

If you wish to see a map that combines information about schools and childcare you can find it here

Read more about school, school districts and enrollment here




Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven enrollment districts. Jernved og Jernvedlund located in the district Gredstedbro.


In Gredstedbro you will find:


At this interactive map you can view all your childcare options. 

Read more about childcare here.



Several burial mounds in the Plougstrup area show that people had already settled here by the stone age and the bronze age.



A bus route operates to Esbjerg, Ribe, Bramming and Gredstedbro.



Building your own home

Building plots are available for sale in the area.

Read more here (in Danish).



Welcome Ambassador

You are welcome to contact the Welcome Ambassador if you are considering a move to Jernved/Jernvedlund or would like to know more about the local community.

  • Kurt Bjerrum, +45 2295 5266



Mere information

Jernved & Jernvedlund´s website:

Transportation time by car

13 min.
26 min.
Esbjerg City
27 min.
16 min.
19 min.
Esbjerg Sports Park
27 min.
Billund Airport
51 min.
Esbjerg Airport
24 min.
Next Step City
27 min.
1 t. 21 min.