Borkerud used to be a small farm and has old buildings centered on an idyllic courtyard. It is situated undisturbed and elevated; approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the path. A old farmhouse is blessed and now used as a chapel.
The beds are found in the storehouse, at the attic and in an old timber barn. The site has a combined kitchen and living room which is simple and well equipped with stove, refrigerator and electric kettle. At Borkerud you can enjoy a good breakfast and supper and bring a packed lunch with you when you leave. Its possible to buy supper, breakfast and lunchpacket
There is a serene waterfall and swimming pond 5 minutes from the site and a larger pond with a beach 20 minutes from the site. The hosts speak English, German and French. Further information google : Pilegrimsloftet Borkerud, eller Facebook.
This hostel is accredited and recommended by the National Pilgrim Centre. It has met the same requirements, and holds the same standard, as the pilgrim accommodation along Camino de Santiago and Via Francigena.