Autumn walk from Hillegom to De Zilk

Hillegom, South Holland, The Netherlands

Hiking route: 716692

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11.8 km
02:56 h
668 kcal
4 m


In the area between Hillegom and De Zilk you can enjoy walking along the vast fields that are used for flower bulb cultivation. In autumn there are no colorful flowers to be seen here, but you can relax and enjoy the autumn feeling in the vicinity of cozy flower villages. For the real hiking enthusiast.

On to the Ruigenhoek
The starting point of this route is at De Jong Kampeer & Recreation Hillegom-De Zilk. Here you can find all the hiking necessities that you may not have thought of. Fully prepared? Then it's time to hit the road. You continue walking along the edge of the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen to De Zilk and back to Hillegom.

Court in Hillegom
In Hillegom you can take a look at the Hof te Hillegom. The oldest mention of this manor dates from 1420, but it is not known exactly when this house was built. In the 14th century, the nobles from the county of Holland regularly met here to discuss. Admire this country house and then continue walking to the start and end point of this route.

Get some fresh air in the dunes
Do you feel like getting a breath of fresh air in the dunes? Then you can extend your walk with a detour through the water supply dunes. In the vicinity of the Zilk you pass a gateway to this beautiful area. Note: You must pay an entrance fee to be able to walk here. Garden gnomes are hidden here and there in the dunes for a little extra autumn atmosphere.

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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
DE JONG Kampeer & Recreatie HILLEGOM-DE ZILK (2191 AB, Hillegom, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
63 (2191BZ, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands) 1.13 km
62 (2191AR, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands) 1.81 km
30 (Zilkerduinweg, 2191AL, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands) 2.73 km
29 (2191AV, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands) 3.05 km
30 (Zilkerduinweg, 2191AL, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands) 3.44 km


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