Just a few steps from the door there
is a historic Kvitneset (White Cape) that is a popular destination
for divers and a place for summer solstice festival. During World
War II it was an important guard point controlling waterways
leading to inner fjords. Most of fortifications are still there.
You can see them on
Hiking trails start directly from
the house. The mountain just above the house is 570m (1870 feet) high.
Here you can see the map
of surrounding area.
If you are prepared to drive a few minutes, there is an extensive
network of the trails in the vicinity.
The following map shows
most of the trails on the island.
Kvitneset is a known diving place.
You can dive
within 5 minutes walk from the house. At Kvitneset there is a headland
with off-lying rocks dropping into 20m at the E side and 40m at the W
side. At Englandsvik, 1km (0.6 miles) to the south, there is a bay with
a gently shelving bottom to 20m or so (but this being Norway, if you
swim for a further half a mile you will be in 400m).