Lida is located in Botkyrka, a municipality south of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.
The Lida recreation area is owned by the municipality of Botkyrka and operated by the company, Upplev Botkyrka AB. The company is owned by the municipality of Botkyrka and also includes the spacious surburban paradise, Subtopia, www.subtopia.se
Lida has a very old history, way back to the 1500 century. The name Lida is a old Swedish word for "slope". When you are visiting Lida you will understand why. At the centre there is a old croft from those early years, today used as management office. The large building was design by the famous architect Mr Ralph Erskine and has been a meeting point and restaurant since 1946. The building is called The Lida Inn and is often used for weddings, parties and business conferences. The recreation area consists of 35 km (22 miles) of tracks and paths used for walking, running, biking and cross-country skiing. At the centre you will, amongst many things, find Accropark, a High rope course, a workout gym, dressingrooms with saunas, cabins for rent, youth hostel, a public beach (Lake Getaren) and an adventure golf course. Not far away from the centre you will also find a marshy ground with trails and a hide-out where you can bird watching. The Lida Inn is open every day between 10 am to 17 pm.
How to get to Lida?
Take the commuter train from Stockholm or Södertälje to the Tullinge station. Look for the bus 721, that will take to Lida. The distance between Tullinge station and Lida is approximately 7 km (4,3 miles). By car you simply use the Google Map and look for "Lida friluftsgård, Tullinge" Welcome to Lida - A place for active relaxation!