A tour of Dwingelderveld

Cycling in Westerveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands

Cycling route 539877

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17985 342
33.4 km
01:57 h
588 kcal
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National Park Het Dwingelderveld guarantees a wonderful trip through nature. Although the route is relatively short, you automatically free up a lot of time to enjoy the extensive forests, heaths and moors.

Benderse Berg
In the middle of the large heathland you are on the Benderse Berg, one of the quietest places in the Netherlands. You have a beautiful view here. The Oasis is located here: a settlement of trees, fields and a farm set up centuries ago by small farmers. Writer Anne de Vries has lived in the house for a while. His book 'The man in the Jachthut' takes place here.

Ruiner sheepfold
If you leave early, you can cycle from junction 57 to the Ruiner sheepfold near the visitor center. From May to October 1, the flock of sheep leaves for the heath at 10.00 am, a true experience. In Lhee, time seems to have stood still, you see beautiful monumental farms. The green in Dwingeloo enjoys a protected village view, you can see, among other things, the striking Sint-Nicolaaskerk. At the cozy 't Hof van Dwingeloo you can drink and eat something.

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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
't Hof van Dwingeloo ('t Hof van Dwingeloo, 7991 AA, Westerveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
93 (Brink, 7991CH, Westerveld, Drenthe, Nederland) 0.35 km
78 (Koeweiden, 7991RR, Westerveld, Drenthe, Nederland) 2.94 km
84 (Nationaal Park Dwingelderveld, 7991RV, Westerveld, Drenthe, Nederland) 4.69 km
86 (Anserpad, 7991SE, Westerveld, Drenthe, Nederland) 6.10 km
56 (Schapendrift, 7964KE, Westerveld, Drenthe, Nederland) 8.36 km

Place name directory

  • Westerveld, Drenthe
  • Midden-Drenthe, Drenthe
  • Dwingeloo, Drenthe
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