- A mountain farm in Steinkjer -
farm is situated 40 kilometres east of Steinkjer, in
wild terrain just at the foot of the mountains. It is a
family farm owned by Kristin and Kjell Delbekk, who run the
farm together with their three children. They keep cattle
for milk and meat production and also run a guesthouse in
the old farmhouse. Small and large groups can book
accommodation, either with self-catering facilities or with
Both small and large groups can book rooms in the
farmhouse at Mokk. There are 2, 3 and 4-bed rooms with a
total of 30 beds. The rooms are of a simple standard,
without private showers and toilets. The unique house is
over 100 years old and has a wonderful big sitting room with
an open hearth, a dining room and a cosy kitchen.
Breakfast, dinner and other meals can be ordered in advance.
The food is mostly prepared from local produce
Hiking, hunting and fishing
There are excellent opportunities for hiking in both summer
and winter. One can follow marked trails through unspoilt
countryside, and perhaps stop at one of the many fishing
spots in the area. In early spring ice-fishing is very
popular. There are plenty of huts in the mountains where one
can take shelter or stop for a picnic. There is plentiful
small game in the mountains and in the woodlands below the
tree line for those who are interested in hunting.
activities available are canoe hire or guided tours of the
fascinating limestone caves in the area.
Guided tour of the copper mines
About half an hour's walk from the farm there are a number
of old copper mines which date back to the 1770's. These
mines played an important role in the development of Mokk
farm and of the whole district. Kjell can take you on a
guided tour of the mines and tell you about their history.