Hiking in Wuustwezel, Flanders, Belgium
Hiking route 623492
Provided by: Noordertuin van Antwerpen
Wuustwezel is a charming Belgian village in the Antwerp Kempen. With this walk you will discover some historical sights and the natural beauty around Wuustwezel.
From the starting point you can walk straight into the Uilenbos, a small-scale forest area where Corsican pines and deciduous trees grow. When you walk out of the forest, you will see a pond on the right that was created by sand extraction. Further on you walk along the untouched heath of the Groot Schietveld: a military training area, so inaccessible. A little later you walk along the Kleine Beek. Pollard willows and ash grow on the banks. What a beautiful spot!
As you walk along a path lined with monumental old oaks, you pass an old castle gate on the left. It is the former entrance to Ginhoven Castle, a building that was destroyed by a V-bomb during the Second World War. In the outlying area you can still see some beautiful old farms. At the municipal park you pass the Neo-Flemish Gothic-built Hens Castle from 1910. Further on is the village church, which originally dates from 1257, but was renovated around 1900.
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.
The Marum (? 315 ha) is the most northern part of the Groot Schietveld and lies to the left of the K...
Ginhoven Castle is a former castle in the Antwerp municipality of Wuustwezel. The old castle, which ...
Wuustwezel is a distinctly rural municipality where many farmers and horticulturists are still activ...
|34 (2990, Wuustwezel, Flanders, Belgium)||0.00 km|
|Natuurgebied Marum (2990, Wuustwezel, Antwerpen, België)||1.26 km|
|41 (Schietveldweg, 2990, Wuustwezel, Vlaanderen, België)||2.06 km|
|42 (Vloeikensstraat, 2990, Wuustwezel, Vlaanderen, België)||2.79 km|
|36 (Achterbrug, 2990, Wuustwezel, Vlaanderen, België)||3.30 km|
|Kasteel De Spiegel (Ginhoven, 2990, Wuustwezel, Antwerpen, België)||5.28 km|