Walking through forest and heathland near Mierlo

Geldrop-Mierlo, North Brabant, The Netherlands

Hiking route: 803269

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15.1 km
03:46 h
856 kcal
28 m


South of Mierlo in Brabant, you can take a varied walk through woods and heathland. Put on your sturdy shoes and enjoy the Strabrechtse Heide and Molenheide.

Kempen Heath Sheep
At De Strabrechtse Hoeve you can first have a drink and a snack before you walk into the Strabrechtse Heide. You first walk through the woods here, before you reach the vast heathland to which this nature reserve owes its fame. What beautiful views you have here! The inhabited world seems very far away for a while, especially when you see the shepherd walking with his herd of Kempense Heideschapen.

You pass a few fens before you enter Molenheide. It is wonderfully quiet walking here, the winding paths and lanes lead you through forest and some heath remnants. Just before the Second World War, the heath was reclaimed as a job creation project. Coniferous trees were planted for mining in South Limburg, so that you now walk between Scots pine, Corsican pine and spruce. At De Strabrechtse Hoeve you can enjoy a cozy terrace afterwards.


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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 Strabrechtse Hoeve (Aardborstweg, 5731 PS, Geldrop-Mierlo, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
27 (5731, Geldrop-Mierlo, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.02 km
6 (Blauwe Kei, 5731, Geldrop-Mierlo, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 1.17 km
50 (5731PT, Heeze-Leende, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 1.45 km
51 (Heeze-Leende, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 3.60 km
52 (Blauwe Kei, 5731, Geldrop-Mierlo, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 4.08 km


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