Drelsdorf (Danish: Trelstorp, North Frisian: Troelstrup ) is a municipality in the district of North Friesland Schleswig -Holstein.

  • 4.1 St. Mary's and St. John's Church
  • 4.2 pastorate
  • 4.3 Drelsdörper Krog
  • 4.4 Drelsdorfer poorhouse
  • 6.1 Nature Reserve Schirlbusch
  • 6.2 Drelsdorfer Forestry

Geography and transport

Drelsdorf is located about 15 kilometers north of Husum in a rural environment. West extend the federal highway 5 and the Marschbahn from Husum to Niebüll. The municipality is divided into the districts Drelsdorf, Norderfeld, Osterfeld, Morgenstern and Petersburg- mill. Osterfeld is separated by the Ostenau from the rest area and is located on the edge of Drelsdorfer forest.


Drelsdorf was mentioned for the first time in the mid-14th century documented. As settlement remains show from the Iron Age, but the place is probably older. Cause of this settlement continuity is likely to be the situation on the Ancient Road, which ran along the west of Drelsdorf. The Drelsdörper Krog was a stopping place on the Ancient Road.

After the annexation of Schleswig-Holstein by Prussia a country parish church was formed from the territory of the parish Drelsdorf. They included the three village communities Ahrenshöft, Bohmstedt and Drelsdorf. 1934, the parish rural communities were dissolved and the village communities now form an independent country communities.

1926 received Drelsdorf a train station and a railway embankment on the railway line Bredstedt- Löwenstedt, both still exist to this day. With this rail system, the Drelsdorfer could travel directly to Bredstedt and Flensburg. On November 1, 1942, the track has already been decommissioned. Even in 1942 - during the Second World War - the tracks were dismantled and used due to the war in Poltava (Ukraine ) on.


Municipal council

Of the 13 seats in the municipal council voters Community AFWD II had since the local elections 2008 eight seats, the voter community AAWD I five. In the local elections on May 26, 2013, the voter turnout was 52.6 percent. The AFWD II came to 60.8 percent, the AAWD I received 39.2 percent. The distribution of seats remained unchanged.

( AAWD I = Modified General Wählergemeinschaft Drelsdorf I, II = AFWD Absolutely Free Wählergemeinschaft Drelsdorf II)


For the election period 2013-2018 Antje Hansen ( AFWD II) was re-elected mayor.

Coat of arms

Blazon: " left diagonally divided by gold and silver by a lowered blue wave beams. In front is a red steeple behind a green juniper. "


In the list of cultural monuments in Drelsdorf are registered in the list of monuments of Schleswig- Holstein cultural monuments.

St. Mary's and St. John's Church

On the western edge of the village the Romanesque St. Mary's and St. John's Church is from the 12th century. At the church next to Drelsdorf include Bohmstedt and Ahrenshöft. In the church there is also the epitaph with the image that inspired Theodor Storm to his famous novella Aquis submersus. This is partly based on a true story. In 1656 is actually a pastor's son, the ten year old Henry Bonnix, drowned. Theodor Storm, however, the action moved to Hattstedt and made ​​from the debt of a servant, the guilt of the father.


Near the church, the thatched roof and under a preservation pastorate is from 1847. Among the parish also includes the newly built eight years ago the parish hall meeting with seniors, youth wing, nursery and Diakoniestation.

Drelsdörper Krog

Also on the western edge of the village lies the under preservation restaurant Drelsdörper Krog ( Low German: Krog, inn ) 1909 The Krog was built on the site of a built 200 years ago Kroggebäudes that caused by the carelessness of the country pulling beggar up on. foundation walls burned down. The Krog was founded by the innkeeper and horse trader Lawrence Hinrichsen. He had acquired by the horse trade with the troops of Napoleon Bonaparte assets, bought a corner lot and built a tavern on it. As a sign of the horse trade a carved white horse was used in the gable. The community Drelsdorf acquired the restaurant in 1992 and built the property with regard to the association and village life as well as to promote tourism from.

Drelsdorfer poorhouse

The building was initially Bauer site, is short before 1800 passed into the ownership of the parish church and then become the poorhouse. End of the 19th century, the workhouse then burned down. Various censuses According to this little house lived in a total area of ​​nearly 80 square meters with more than ten rooms, ten, twelve and even nineteen people. The village chronicle even reports of up to 45 people, who were housed there. The ceiling of the workhouse were not even two feet tall, the bottom of clay, the furniture was limited to a few chairs and wall beds, electric kettle, singing and prayer books. At times, the people were less than two square meters per person. Because the doors were missing in the room, the living areas were divided with chalk lines among the families.

For the presentation of the topic of the arms supply and colocation within the culture and regional history of Northern Germany Open Air Museum in Molfsee was rebuilt in 2003 Drelsdorfer the poorhouse in Schleswig -Holstein. Thus, it usually completed the module North Frisia.


The TSV Drelsdorf - Ahrenshöft - Bohmstedt is a grassroots organization that has set itself the goal to offer as many residents of the three villages of the surrounding communities as well as those interested in the sport in a fun broadest and current offer. Was founded the club in 1970, as the successor of Drelsdorf TSV and SV Bohmstedt. The club has nearly 900 members and offers sports in 15 different divisions to. The most important are football, table tennis, track and volleyball. Special honor was the club with his program " fun, games and food for overweight children between eight and twelve years " to some, for which he received the " Great Star of sport in Bronze " and 1500 euros for the club work.


Nature reserve Schirlbusch

The small nature reserve consists of heathland and the last Eichenkratts. It is about twelve acres in size and consists of a dune with residual deposits of blown sand blankets on the Saale glacial glacial sands. The Schirlbusch bears his name because of the dense bush forest of low, schlechtwüchsigen oaks on poor sandy soils. In the protected area there are large wind shorn juniper - occurrence. Furthermore, this area of moorland bordered with rich vegetation (including adder's tongue, bearberry and Spotted Cat's Ear ). This oak forest has been used for centuries as a human grazing area ( oak mast ). In addition, the roots along with worn Heather served as bedding in the barn.

Drelsdorfer Forestry

This state forest has a fitness trail and extensive biking, hiking and equestrian trails that lead through the nearby pastures and fields and along the Ostenau.


In Drelsdorf located next to the church a Protestant kindergarten, a primary school with a swimming pool, a fire station with community room and the mayor's office, a retiree dorm with twelve residential units and a Diakoniestation the Protestant Church. Until July 2007, was a branch of the primary school in Bohmstedt, which was sold to a private individual. In 2009, was closed in the wake of the school reorganization of the main part in the school and the primary school Drelsdorf Joldelund new branch office. The facilities are used by the villages community Drelsdorf, Bohmstedt and Ahrenshöft.