Walking through Forestry Dorst

Hiking in Gilze en Rijen, North Brabant, The Netherlands

Hiking route 884629

Provided by: Groots Genieten

1299 119
17.0 km
04:14 h
965 kcal
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Description

This route takes you through Boswachterij Dorst, a vast nature reserve near Breda. You will also pass through Molenschot and Dorst, two beautiful villages.

mill shot
Time seems to have stood still a bit in Molenschot. Here you will see the St. Anne's Church from 1887, a monumental rectory from 1879 and some beautiful farms. Opposite the church is the Sint-Anna chapel from 1842. It is visited by women who pray for a man or a child:"Anneke, Anneke, give me a man.\\\"

Thirst
You walk through the farmlands to Dorst, another beautiful village. Here you will see, among other things, the Sint-Marculphuskerk from 1912. Then you walk a long way through the Boswachterij Dorst. This nature reserve mainly consists of Scots pines that were planted on the heath at the beginning of the nineteenth century. It is so quiet here, ideal for a day of relaxation.

Bicycle cafe

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Directions

# Description Distance
70
70 (Lijndonk, 5126MC, Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) 0.00 km
72
72 (Raakeindse Kerkweg, 5124RG, Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) 2.27 km
44
44 (Raakeindse Kerkweg, 5124RZ, Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) 3.05 km
41
41 (Aardstraat, 5124RV, Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) 4.93 km
89
89 (Kapelstraat, 4849PW, Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) 5.83 km
88
88 (Groenestraat, 4849PR, Oosterhout, Noord-Brabant, Nederland) 7.01 km

Place name directory

  • Gilze en Rijen, North Brabant
  • Gilze en Rijen, Noord-Brabant
  • Oosterhout, Noord-Brabant
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