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Photographer: Roger Borgelid

Lockkeeper's cottage in Upperud

A newly renovated cottage for 6 people by the lock in Upperud

Take the morning coffee overlooking Upperud's lock. A newly renovated cottage by the lock in Upperud, with garden and patio, and great walking trails around the corner.

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This lock keeper home was renovated in the spring of 2020 and is now a 54 sqm modern holiday home with an old-fashioned charm. Bathroom with shower, toilet and washing machine. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Living room with dining table and sofa bed for two. Bedroom with double bed. On the second floor there is a sleeping loft with two beds. Dogs are welcome!



Dalsland Center

Just a few kilometers from Upperud you will find Håverud with the lock stairs and the famous aqueduct – a bridge that solved the problem with the steep passage in Håverud for our great canal and railway builder, Nils Ericson. In Dalsland Center, on the other side of the canal you will, during the summers, find a tourist information, restaurant, café and shops.

Photographer: Jonas Ingman

Take a trip with the boat

The nearest grocery store is in Åsensbruk, where there is also a small beach. You will also find a lot of service and many shops in Mellerud.

A boat with an engine that is included in the cottage rent. For our cottage guests, it is free to get through the locks when they are open in the summer, so take the chance to experience the locks during the week.


  • 54 m²
  • For 6 people
  • 4 beds + 2 extra beds
  • Bedroom and bed loft
  • WiFi
  • No TV
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Living room
  • Shower, toilet and washing machine
  • Aluminum rowing boat with motor included
  • Pets are allowed

Booking terms and conditions

Price per week: SEK 9.900 (Sunday - Sunday)

3 night rental: SEK 4.800 (Monday & Thursday)

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If you want to fish, from boat or land, you always need to buy a fishing license. Sjöstugan is located by Lake Övre Upperudshöljen that is a part of a large fishing area called Nedre Upperudsälven FVO. You can buy a fishing license at:

Coop Supermarket in Åsensbruk
Upperud 9:9, Phone: +46(0)70 7498779

Price per day - 100 SEK
Price per week - 200 SEK



Buteruds naturreservat



Contact information

Dalslands Kanal AB

Phone: +46 0530 44750

E-mail: Send e-mail