Walking through authentic Renswoude

Hiking in Renswoude, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Hiking route 390962

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9599 206
6.3 km
01:34 h
359 kcal
17 m
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Renswoude is a small town in the Gelderse Vallei. In the middle of a real Dutch landscape you can enjoy the village atmosphere that hangs here. Renswoude Castle is the gem of this town. Put on your hiking boots and explore this area.

Renswoude Castle
The starting point of this route is at the very edge of Renswoude. From here you walk through the town in the direction of Renswoude Castle. The first house built on the estate probably dates from the 14th century. The name of this house was Borchwal. In 1654 this fortified house was demolished and replaced by a country house. The current house was probably built on the old medieval foundations. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful garden laid out in the English landscape style. You will find lush vegetation and all kinds of vistas. The rest of the route takes you through the center of Renswoude and the outskirts of the town.

Restaurant De Dennen
The start and end point of this route is Restaurant De Dennen. Here you can enjoy delicious dishes. Go for lunch, dinner or a cup of coffee with something tasty while you rest from your walking tour. Take a break and enjoy the beautiful view of nature.

The Grebbe Line
Near Renswoude you will find old remains of the Grebbe Line. This line was intended as a pre-defense of the Hollandse Waterlinie, a Dutch defense line. Construction of this line was started in 1745. Today, near Renswoude, you will still find the Groeperkade, which was intended to divert the water that entered the Slaperdijk through the locks. You will also find Fort Daatselaar from 1799, the best preserved defense work of the Grebbe Line.
Restaurant Castle

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Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.


# Description Distance
Restaurant De Dennen (Utrechtseweg, 3927 AW, Renswoude, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Gran Canal Kasteel Renswoude (3927 BA, Renswoude, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 3.25 km
Restaurant De Dennen (Utrechtseweg, 3927 AW, Renswoude, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 6.33 km

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