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National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen

Giersbergen 8, 5151 RG Drunen, The Netherlands
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Beautiful nature

A beautifull surrounding for walks, mtb and horse riding. You could also have a picknick. It is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Exotic for The Netherlands

Who would expect that there was a desert in the middle of The Netherlands and yet this national... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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This is a national park, close to amusementparc de Efteling and the cities Tilburg and 's Hertogenbosch/Den Bosch. This park is like a desert, surrounded by a small forest. There are 6 main entries, and at each entry there's a restaurant and lots of parkingspace available. The "duinen" (in English it's called dunes) is a great area to walk or cycle around (there is a special cycle path) and there are tracks for mountainbiking and horsebackriding. Children can build sandcastles or treehouses, and dogs love the area, because at certain places they can run around loose. It's sort of a beach without the sea! Also great for picknicking, sunbathing, children's parties, groupgames, etc. A real popular NP in our province!
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Giersbergen 8, 5151 RG Drunen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifull surrounding for walks, mtb and horse riding. You could also have a picknick. It is a beautifull peacefull place.

Thank EsthervWezel
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Who would expect that there was a desert in the middle of The Netherlands and yet this national park proves there is. An amazing area of sand dunes and open vista's that are well worth a visit. Be careful with the walking paths though as...More

Thank Kwan_Nyom
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Really good place between Tilburg and Waalwijk. Pure sand and nature. Was little bit windy but beautiful.

Thank Gr4p3
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is one of the most beautiful national parks in Holland. It is wide and has beautiful, astonishing views. You can walk or bike for hours here. There are several routes set out which are easy to follow. At the entrances/exits of the park you...More

Thank Brigitte_1977
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my disabled partner. Suitable for a wheel chair until you reach the sand. But we still managed to get a good view of the dunes whilst eating a picnic in the sun. Looks like a great place to bring a dog too....More

1  Thank phillip s
Reviewed May 23, 2016

We went there on a walk with two dogs, two children, one toddler and a baby. The trail - also fit for free running dogs - was clearly marked through the dunes and saw horse riders and mountain bikers from a safe distance. We spent...More

Thank foodieMunich_Germany
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Fascinating, a beach! This part of the netherlands used to be under the sea 10,000 years ago and is consequently a very sandy area full of pine trees with real sand dunes many miles from the sea. A really pleasent palce for a walk in...More

Thank wasjet
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely walk on a Sunday morning through the forest and across the dunes. I would imagine it gets very busy in warmer weather - cyclists, horses, runners. Finished off with a coffee in the cafe.

Thank Girlikins
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Sand dunes created by nature although no sea in neighbourhood,Beautiful to see it either walking or by bicycle or riding a horse. More than sufficient small and/or large hospitable paddocks, restaurants and bars. Amazing natural parc not far away from s'Hertogenbosch where you can visit...More

Thank Pieter R
Reviewed March 15, 2016

you will experiencing being in a desert when walking acros the sand dunes and plains of this area. Surrounded by treelines and moors the main attraction are the sand plains where the wind moves the sand around. During summer is can be blazing hot when...More

Thank lud s
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