Vanapagana rental hut

Järva County, Sakala Recreation Area
NB! The rental hut will be closed until the end of October due to renovation work.
The “Old Heathen” rental hut offers modest accommodation for unpretentious wanderers.
PhoneView availability in the calendar and book online at by clicking the BOOK button at the respective hut.
Same-day bookings can not be made online.
Type of objectRental hut
AmenitiesThe hut sleeps 9 people. There are tables, benches, a fireplace and cooking stove with minimum kitchenware. Accommodation with own sleeping gear upstairs. No electricity in the hut. Water both for drinking and other uses needs to be taken along. Outside there is an outdoor fireplace and dry toilet.

  • 55 € per night
  • Pet – 5 € per night
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Campfire site yes
Hiking options yes
Accommodation yes
Sleeps (no. of people)9 people
SightsThis was the home of the main character Põrgupõhja Jürka in the 1964 Estonian film "Põrgupõhja uus vanapagan".
Additional information
  • Advance booking is required.
  • Please clean the rooms before you leave the forest hut.
  • Tent camping allowed only for users of the forest hut, max 5 tents, 5 € per person.
  • The object is equipped with firewood.
  • NB! In winter when the outside temperature falls below -10°C, it is cold in the hut despite heating. This is why overnight stay in the hut in winter is recommended only with proper winter sleeping equipment!
  • Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
RestrictionsPersons under the age of 18 are allowed to book and use the rental hut only together with an adult.
LocationRassi village, Türi municipality, Järva County
Object no 9 on recreation area map
Driving directionsOn Imavere–Viljandi road, 31 km from Imavere, turn towards Vändra and drive 11.3 km to the sign “Jälevere 4 km”. Drive 9 km right through Jälevere to the centre of Tõrvaaugu village, where the sign “Türi 23 km” directs to the left. Drive 1 km towards Türi, to the sign on the left “Vanapagana metsamaja 0,6 km”. Follow the sign for about 0.5 km and turn right. Drive 100 m to the road barrier. The barrier is opened only to customers who have booked the hut. When approaching from the direction of Türi, follow the sign “Rassi 19 km”. From the Rassi bus stop drive 1.8 km and turn right, following the sign “Vanapagana metsamaja”. Drive 0.6 km.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.632468
longitude: 25.367949
L-EST 97 x: 6499990 y: 579553