In the small village of Lidhem, in the middle of the beautiful Småland countryside, you will find Lanthotell Lidhem (B&B) and Countryside Holidays Vimmerby (selfcatering apartments), a permaculture garden with mini farm and a small country shop. Everything at the same address. The tourist homes are next door to a dairy farm and the forest. If you are traveling by motorhome, we have a simple stopover.

Lidhem is a playful and family-friendly destination. A little bohemian and tranquil. Lidhem is only 20 car minutes away from Vimmerby city and the main attraction Astrid Lindgren World.

Lidhem, located in the northeastern part of Vimmerby, has a very rich history whose traces are still left in the landscape. The landscape reminds us of Astrid Lindgren's stories and Linnaeus' travels. Hilly and wooded with many lakes and red houses. The area is ideal for exploring on foot, by bike or by car. Sometimes it seems as if time stood still here. We really like to work and live here and to share this experience with our guests.

We have guests from all over Europe and even some from outside Europe. Guests who want to get away from the everyday noise and stress. Here in Lidhem it is peaceful, quiet and relaxing in all respects. More and more people think health and sustainable development are really important. Just like us, they would like to have genuine experiences with high quality and live the good life. But not at someone else's expense. Are you one of them?


René och Riquette med barnen Ibo, Sam  & Eevi


B&B and selfcatering 

Open between May 9th and September 2nd 2018. Checking in between 16.00 and 20.00.

Motorhome parking

Open between 22 June and 11 August 2018.

Café/eatery DHT

Open from June 22 until August 11  2018, 15.00 & 21.00. Outside of this period we offer our guests limited dinner service. More information under café/eatery.

Mini farm

Open for café/ eatery guests between 15.00-20.00. Residents har access every day between 08.00 och 20.00. 

Countryside shop

Our shop is open June 22-August 11 between 15.00-21.00. Limited opening hours outside of this period.


Lidhem, 2 km outside Vimmerby city, belongs to the municipality of Vimmerby. The focus here in Vimmerby is on nature, garden and children's culture.

In Lidhem there is a garden with mini-farm. Here are rabbits, sheep, bees, hens and pigs. We also have a 'secret garden' with trampoline, tree swing etc. and a raft to a small island in the pond. We rent out kickbikes for children and adults.

The forest is our playstation. Here is play and adventure for real! Go the nature round, jogging trail or pick mushrooms, berries and wild flowers. The best experiences can not be bought, just enjoy! You can swim in Gerssjön or Anen.

In Vimmerby town you’ll find the themepark Astrid Lindgren's World and Astrid Lindgrens Näs, a cultural center with beautiful gardens. In the municipality there are Bullerby and Katthult, Virum moose park, Nils Holgersson World and much more.

A few days in Vimmerby is really too short. Especially if you also want to enjoy everything else the beautiful north east Smaland has to offer! Think of Västerviks archipelago, the wooden town Eksjö and Skurugatan.

More information can be found at Vimmerby, Västerviks and Eksjös Tourist Office's website.


Use bookingscode LHV05 and get a 5% discount if you book on this website.


Lanthotell Lidhem and Countryside Holidays Vimmerby are both located in Vimmerby municipality close to Frödinge (Kalmar county) in a rural setting between forests and meadows. In a genuine and child friendly environment with several lakes nearby.

To reach our hotell, café/eatery or country shop: Take road 40 from Vimmerby towards Västervik, take exit Frödinge. Turn right at the sign Lidhem and after 7 km of gravel road you will see Lanthotell Lidhem on the right side of the road. Hidden behind a small hill, directly opposite the Lidhem sign. It is impossible to miss, so don not worry, you will arrive soon. Avstånd till Göteborg 280 km, Malmö 390 km, Stockholm 280 km, Vimmerby 22 km, Västervik 55 km, Linköping 80 km.Närmaste by med ICA nära, bensinmack och busshållsplats är Frödinge (8 km). 

We must be the change we wish to see   -Ghandi-