Landåsen, close to Leirvik, has several paths for walking, jogging and biking.


Hystadmarkjo is a foot trail by the sea, ideal for fishing and swimming.


The Gullberg walk starts by the camping site Sponavikjo. View of the southern part of Stord.

The Mine at Litlabø

The Mine at Litlabø is the starting point for many walks. Lake Storavatnet is good for swimming and canoing.


Utslettefjellet is a mountain trip where you will have a view over the island of Stord and Bømlo.


Enjoy the great view of the surrounding fjords from the mountain Kattnakken (724 m.).


Vatnadalen is the starting point for some good walks.

The Gardens at Stord/Haugesund University College

The Gardens at Stord/Haugesund University College (Rommetveit) is good for a stroll.

Huglo - Tveitevatnet lake

A nice nature walk around the southern side of the Tveitevatnet lake at Huglo.

More information on walks at www.visitsunnhordland.no and www.fjordnorway.com


Information on biking trips at www.visitsunnhordland.no and brochure at Tourist information office and Town hall.



There is a nice beach at the camping site Sponavikjo which is suitable for wheelchairs.


In Hystadmarkjo you will find the beaches of Melkevikjo and Apalvikjo.


The lake Ådlandsvatnet, just a short walk from Leirvik, is a good spot for swimming.

Some other good beaches are: Beivikjo (Rommetveit), Dagfinnsvikjo (Kårevik), Sætravikjo, Aslaksvikjo, Tveitevågen (Huglo), Røssbøvikjo (Huglo) og Båtsvikjo (Litlabø)

Fishing and boat rental

Fishing is not allowed in the Vatna river, the Ådlandsvatnet lake and the river mouth by the church. All other lakes and rivers are open for fishing. Brochures at the Tourist Information Office and Town Hall. For boat rental and fishing tours contact Stord Jeger og fiskeforening or Langenuen Motell and Camping. www.stordjegerogfisk.no and www.langenuen.com

Se more activities at www.visitsunnhordland.no 


Maps for sale at the tourist information office, town hall and bookshops.

You can also find maps at ut.no