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Darum is one of the villages with the most space to live, play and build a home with the family, and there are many green, open areas.

The village behind the dike

Darum is one of the villages, which in terms of area, has the most space and there are many green and open areas in the settlement.

In Darum you will find many well-preserved farms and houses as well as newer houses and buildings in a green and naturally scenic environment amongst the marshlands. Nearby the sea dike, there are views of the Wadden Sea towards Fanø and Mandø.

The nature in the Wadden Sea creates the basis for activities such as outdoor recreation, tourism, and agriculture.

Where there is room to live

Darum is located southeast of Esbjerg and approx. 1,300 people live in the city.

Transportation time by car

  • E20 12 min.
  • Bramming 9 min.
  • Hospital 13 min.
  • Esbjerg city 13 min.
  • Esbjerg sports park 14 min.
  • Billund airport 50 min.
  • Esbjerg airport 15 min.
  • Odense 1h 24 min.

 Community Spirit

Darum is a village with a strong community spirit and many social activities, including community feasts, yearly barbecue party, city festival, fastelavn party, children’s Christmas celebration and Christmas bazaar. The village offers an active association life including hunting, FDF (scouts), art and lectures, theatre, Zumba, tennis, yoga, volleyball, indoor cycling, handball, football, gymnastics, badminton and billiards.

Close to nature

Darum is the closest neighbour to Denmark's largest national park, the Wadden Sea.

Darum Børneby

A town for kids

Darum culture and leisure center, kindergarten, school, after-school care (SFO), and leisure and youth club are located in one area and cross collaborate with one another. Darum is known for offering good transition for children from kindergarten to school and after-school care as well as from the local school’s 6th grade to the 7th grade in Bramming.

School, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and Darum district named city of children. Children in Darum attend the school in Darum city of children from grade 0-6 and continue at Fortunaskolen at Bakkevej in Bramming from grade 7-9. A school bus service connects Darum to Bramming.

In Darum, you will find:

Darum Skole (part of Darum city of children) with classes from grade 0-6 

Associated after-school care programs (SFO)

Leisure & youth club Darum

In Bramming near Darum you will find:

Bakkevejens Skole Fortuna with classes from grade 0-9 

Below you can take a closer look at where the different schools are located via the dynamic map.

Read more about schools, school districts and signing children up for 0 grade schooling (in Danish)


Discover schools and school districts in Esbjerg Municipality on this dynamic map.


Childcare in Bistadet

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Darum belongs to the enrollment district called Darum.

In Darum you will find the offers below - there are also several daycare providers.


Building sites, infrastructure and a warm welcome

Move to Darum – and get a warm welcome


Bus services connect the area to Esbjerg, Ribe on hourly basis on weekdays and every 2nd hour on weekends. A school bus connects Darum to Bramming.

Building your own home
There are several building plots for sale. Follow the link below.


Practical info and a warm welcome to Darum

Welcome Ambassador

You are welcome to contact the Welcome Ambassador if you wish to know more about the local community.

Helle Ertmann,, +45 28 34 94 35

My local area

You can read more about the structure, history and municipal plan for the local area here.

More information

Darum has more to offer

Darum has their own webpage where you can read more about the cosy village. Read more about what is going on in Darum via the link below.

Rosengård Friland: Activity and holiday house

In Darum you can find Rosengård Friland, which is an activity and holiday house that attracts visitors from across the countryside.