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Duinreservaat Castricum

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Johannisweg 2, 1901 NX Castricum, The Netherlands
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Expensive, something for birdwatchers but not good for picnics etc

We were actually planning to go to the beach, but due to sea fog we decided to walk to tge dunes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Milliped99
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Beach time in the fall

Castricum beach was a haven of activity today. Seems like when the sun is out the locals head for... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Bryan P
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“the reserve” (2 reviews)
“station” (2 reviews)
“shop” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Johannisweg 2, 1901 NX Castricum, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were actually planning to go to the beach, but due to sea fog we decided to walk to tge dunes. After paying 6.50 eur for the parking having to pay 1.80 per person to enter was a bit galling. You’re not permitted to leave...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Castricum beach was a haven of activity today. Seems like when the sun is out the locals head for the beach.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great place. Worth a visit. Easy access and both a friendly place for couples and families. I can only recommend this forrest.

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Reviewed March 15, 2017

We traveled here with my 90 year-old aunt, and even she was able to walk around and enjoy the area. It was a blustery, chilly day, but there were numerous people here, including families with small children, people with dogs, and more. This beautiful setting...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

go for a full day walking to unspoilt beaches through the most appealing landscape i know around. you will see plants and animals in their original setting, but also imported cattle and maybe some other nature lovers enjoying. hopefullu not too many joggers and bikers......More

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Reviewed December 8, 2016

We went for a 15 km walk starting in Castricum station and ending in Egmond aan Zee. The walk passed through forest and goes into the beautiful and impressive Duinreservaat (ticket costs 1.80 euro). If you are a bird lover, you could see various species...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2016

The woodland and dune-area west of Castricum are a protected natural area.Tickets can be bought at the ticket-vending machines at several locations.There are many nesting cormorants and other water-fowl near the lakes in the dunes. I enjoyed the free museum "De HOEP" offering some stuffed...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2016

My favourite place in the Netherlands so far. I walked from the train station in Castricum to the beach Kruis Bergstrand. The walk in the wood and the natural reserve is impressive. From Kruis Bergstrand through the beach to Castricum aan Zee and then back...More

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