The ICC2018 will take place in two different estates on Sjaelland, Gavnoe and Svenstrup estates.
Gavnoe 2, 4700 Naestved
Gavnoe is situated on the island Gavnoe which is connected to Sjaelland with a bridge across Karrebaek Fjord.
Gavnoe Castle is run as a farming and forrestry industry. The total area is close to 10,000 acres including farm and woodland. The revenue comes from farming including cattle and wild boars, forrestry, fruit plantation, renting of of some of the 130 houses belonging to Gavnoe etc.
The building of the house began in 1402, where queen Margrethe the 1st built a dominic monestery. The church in the south wing of the castle is identical with the original monestery. The north wing was built in 1650, the East and South wings were built in approx. 1750. The park was landscaped in the 1750’ies in French baroque style, but was later changed into English style. By an entry fee it is possible to visit the park.
Gavnoe is currently owned by the Reedtz-Thott family.
Borupvej 94, 4140 Borup
Svenstrup Estate is situated near Borup in Køge commune. The main house with two side wings was built between 1781 and 1784. The stables including the staff accomodations were built between 1894 and 1896.
The entire estate is under class 1 protection and is located in a beautiful part of the country, with large fields and vast forrests.
The main turover comes from farming the land, forrestry and pig farming. Furthermore Svenstrup runs a professionel game shoot, rents out a number of cottages and houses as well as holding and letting out halls and facilities for various events. Among which is a famous Christmas market.
The estate covers just over 9,000 acres and employs about 20 skilled and dedicated people. Current owner is Christian Wedell-Neergaard, who is 10th generation on the beautifull estate.