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Address: Hoofdweg 30, Slochteren, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 059/842-15-68
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Nice stop if you're in the area

This was a nice little stop on a day spent driving around Groningen - I would say you can see it all in about 30 minutes. Staff was friendly and it was an easy visit of a fairly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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American in Bogota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was a nice little stop on a day spent driving around Groningen - I would say you can see it all in about 30 minutes. Staff was friendly and it was an easy visit of a fairly small but well-preserved castle. We enjoyed looking at all the furniture and understanding how the castle was used and run throughout history.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Unlike many castles or mansions, that have been converted into a museum, Fraeylemaborg still the breathes the original setting, thanks to the furniture and items from the past. We visited the castle on our way to Stadskanaal in Groningen. There is an informative paper guide that will point you to the specialities of every room. We enjoyed it very much.... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The tower and its farm are just a great (historic) place to be. It is built on a lordship, which is freely accessible (donations accepted). A small entrance fee is required to enter the tower. The tower has some changing exhibits, check their website to see what's on. The farm is now converted into a restaurant, ideal for a high... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you say the name Slochteren in the Netherlands, you connect this automatically with the huge natural gas field, discovered in the 60's of last century. This discovery changed the energy landscape in the Netherlands forever. But that Slochteren is also a beautiful quiet village where you can visit the mansion and grounds of Fraeylemaborg, I did not know. But,... More 

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Groningen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

A really lovely Dutch country house originally owned by a leading local family. Restaurant next to the main house. Superb landscape to wander around. A really good couple of hours.

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Scheemda, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

after walking we went here for a short break. Wheater was cold so we liked a hot choclate. We were disapointed the choclate was'nt hot, a little warm, we could drink it right after serving.

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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

A beautiful "borough", a beautiful and well-maintained park, and a "coach house" where nowadays drinks are served. A guided tour through the castle is helpful, and we have been lucky with a volunteer who entertained us quite a bit!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We have spent a couple of hours in that Borg (Castle). The cafeteria serves a nice apple-pie. The gardens around are very nice to walk.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

a lovely old building with grounds to walk around - great place to walk dogs (if i had mine with me!) great cup of tea and very helpful staff. just need to make sure you head for Slochteren not the address given on map as incorrect especially if trying to programme a sat nav!!!! had to resort to good old... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Also used as a wedding location. Very sweet little castle with has now been turned into a museum with all rooms decorated in period style.

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