Through Ospel and Neerkant around the Groote Peel

Cycling in Nederweert, Limburg, The Netherlands

Cycling route 119794

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40.4 km
02:22 h
711 kcal
36 m
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De Groote Peel National Park is perfect for a bike ride. Admire wetlands, moors and small patches of forest here. Along the way you will come across all kinds of water pools, peat pits, peeling courses and peeling canals that were created by peat extraction.

De Groote Peel National Park
From the starting point of the route you immediately set course for De Groote Peel National Park. This raised bog used to cover 30,000 hectares. Most of the area has disappeared due to peat extraction and the reclamation of agricultural land. Today there is still 4000 hectares left full of flora and fauna. You will find rare butterflies and dragonflies here, such as the Spiegel dikkopje and the venwit-snouted dragonfly. Vesting Vossenberg is located on the edge of the Groote Peel. This fortress consists of seven casemates that were built in 1940 to defend Vesting Holland. They were placed on the old Meijel sand ridge, so that the gunners were on higher ground and could aim more easily.

Windmill The Cornflower
Windmill De Korenbloem is close to the end of the route. This is a belt mill from 1870 that was used as a flour mill. During the Second World War, the mill was damaged, but after the liberation it was immediately repaired. The mill was in operation until 1948, after which the mill slowly fell into disrepair. In 1990 the mill was restored and since then milling has resumed on a voluntary basis. You can regularly visit the inside of the mill.
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# Description Distance
6035 RB, Nederweert, Limburg, The Netherlands 0.00 km
5 (6035 RB, Nederweert, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.45 km
7 (6035RD, Nederweert, Limburg, The Netherlands) 1.67 km
8 (5768PJ, Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands) 5.72 km
Vesting Vossenberg (Meijelseweg, 5758SK, Asten, Limburg, The Netherlands) 9.21 km
20 (5758AR, Deurne, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 12.56 km

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