The impressive silence on the Houtdorper Veld

  • The Netherlands
  • Gelderland
  • Barneveld
  • 62.96 km (Approximately 03:42 u)
  • Cycling route 137339

The impressive silence on the Houtdorper Veld

  • The Netherlands
  • Gelderland
  • Barneveld
  • 62.96 km (Approximately 03:42 u)
  • Cycling route 137339

A day on the Veluwe means enjoying nature and the silence. Such as on the Houtdorper Veld, a vast moor area. You will also find plenty of natural beauty in the Gelderse Vallei.

Apple Heath
The route starts at recreational lake Zeumeren. You will soon drive through Voorthuizen. Just outside the village you pass B&B Groot Overhorst, a cozy overnight location where you can experience the rural Veluwe. A little later you drive through the beautiful forests of the Appelse Heide. In Putten you pass't Hert, a flour mill from 1899.

On the Veluwe it is wonderful to drive for miles through the vast forests. One moment you are enjoying the cooling shade under a deciduous roof, the next you can smell the fresh pine scent. It is incredibly quiet on the Houtdorper Veld. In the woods of Boeschoten you will pass an authentic sheepfold in a landscape where sheep have been grazing since time immemorial, which is special!


# Description Distance
Parkeerplaats (Stroetweg, 3781PB, Barneveld, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
B&B Groot Overhorst (Overhorsterweg, 3781 ND, Barneveld, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 3.18 km
49 (3862PL, Nijkerk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 5.36 km
6 (Beulekampersteeg, 3882LK, Putten, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 12.19 km
68 (3882LX, Putten, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 13.87 km
19 (3882, Putten, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 16.31 km

Pause places

B&B Groot Overhorst

Overhorsterweg 32
3781 ND Barneveld

Have you always wanted to stay with a farmer? A few days'get away from it all\\\' and yet close to home in our own country? A place where you can relax and where the trees and meadows still dominate? Where only the sound of bleating sheep, lowing cows and roaming deer can be heard? But where comfort and hospitality are within reach? That feeling can be found at the Groot Overhorst estate in Voorthuizen with the Veldhuizen family. Experience for yourself how Veluwe hospitality, passion and local beauty go hand in hand.

Boerderij het Molentje

Apeldoornsestraat 193
3886 MN Barneveld

Our monumental farm't Molentje is located in a beautiful and royal spot just outside Garderen. Why royal you may think? This farm, built in 1864, was located on the old highway from Apeldoorn to Amersfoort and was used as an inn. Many passers-by preferred not to travel through the woods in the dark and spent the night here. So is King William III. With his entourage he made a royal stopover at't Molentje. Check our website for current opening times.


Molen 't Hert

Het Hert
3882AL Putten

Molen 't Hert is a tower mill that was built in 1899. The mill served as a replacement for a flour mill that burned down in 1898. The mill is still working today.



The sheepfold of Boeschoten offers shelter to the sheep that graze the Veluwe during the day. The sheepfold has wooden parts and a thatched roof, which gives it an authentic atmosphere.

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