Skads and Andrup

Suburb with a strong local community

The two villages Skads and Andrup have more or less grown into one with a great neighborhood as a result.

Skads and Andrup is a suburb of Esbjerg, and has managed to maintain the local community feel. Here you will find a wide variety of housing possibilities in the family-friendly neighborhood, including large housing estates and great facilities for families with children.

Community Spirit

Andrup is an active suburb, with many family-friendly activities and a great community orientated around sport. The suburb’s sports facilities create the frame for the many sporting events, and the popular village hall is the hub for many cultural events.
Andrup and Skads have shared community activities which range from sports to music and dance. Furthermore, there is an annual Midsummer’s Eve event and a yearly Skads Andrup run, which attracts many participants. You will also find a wide selection of sports activities on offer here, including football, handball, running, croquet, cycling, golf and gymnastics.

In the area you can visit Hugormeskoven (literally Viper Forest), which is a marshland and local destination for outings and excursions.

Population Approx. 1600 Location Suburb east of Esbjerg

School, SFO (after-school care programme) and youth clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts. 

In Skads and Andrup you will find:

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 identical to the school districts.

Skads and Andrup belongs to the enrollment district called Skads/Andrup.

In Skads and Andrup you will find:

The nearest private childcare institutions are:


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

Read more about childcare here




There is a bus connection to Esbjerg, Varde and Ribe.


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 Skads or Andrup or would like to know more about the local community.

More information


Transportation time by car

2 min.
10 min.
Esbjerg City
10 min.
Esbjerg Sports Park
8 min.
Billund Airport
45 min.
Esbjerg Airport
3 min.
Next Step City
5 min.
1 t. 17 min.
19 min.
  • Great sports facilities

  • Local scout hut

  • Enjoy the view