Not a moment’s boredom!Not a moment’s boredom!

Watching other families enjoy themselves here shows us how few leave the farm since there is so much to see and do. Here the kids are in their element and don’t have time to get bored! That´s why the parents are having a great time too.

But if you do want to discover the local environment that Drenthe offers then you’ll find quaint little villages, natural beauty spots and plenty to keep the kids entertained too.

Splashing aroundSplashing around

  • Schoonhoven natural swimming pool

Within the municipality of Hoogeveen is the beautiful recreation area of Schoonhoven. Hidden in the woods you will find two natural swimming pools with large sandy beaches for sunbathing and playing. The small swimming pool is perfect for small children because it is only half a meter deep. Here you will also find play equipment and a water playground.

  • Hesselingen swimming pool

Whether you want to put in a few lengths or just have a splash around you´ll find something for everyone at Hesselingen indoor swimming pool in Meppel. Just 20km from the farm it boasts a leisure pool, a lap pool, an outdoor pool and an interactive slide.

Playing Paradise

  • Attractiepark Slagharen

Attractiepark Slagharen is a large theme park with over 30 rides and shows. A perfect destination with younger children and only 30km away from the farm.

  • Drouwnerzand 

The cheapest theme park in The Netherlands with well over 30 attractions located less than 10km from the farm! 

  • Plopsa Indoor Coevorden

For the fans of all the “Studio 100” characters (famous TV characters in Holland and Belgium) this Plopsa Indoor theme park has over 20 lovely rides.

NatureNature

  • Dwingelderveld National Park

The Dwingelderveld National Park covers nearly 4000 hectares of heath and woodland in the southwest of Drenthe. Many birds and animals choose to make their home here and if you are lucky you might see a herd of sheep or two.

  • Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen

The most beautiful zoo in The Netherlands can be found in Emmen, only 25km from the farm. Here the animals are arranged according to the continents of the earth. Every ‘continent’ in the zoo, from Asia to Europe, represents the plants and animal species of that area. A walk through the park is a fun and educational trip around the world.

  • Bird sanctuary, Ruinen 

Home to a unique population of Dutch meadow-and waders all in their natural habit this bird park is specialized in European species and their tropical relatives. The park is truly a 'park' with hiking trails, a playground for children and a terrace for light refreshments.

CultureCulture

  • Museum Orvelte

Orvelte is one of the most beautiful villages in Drenthe and presents itself as an outdoor museum. In this lively village you will experience history firsthand including beautiful Saxon farms and live demonstrations of ancient crafts.

  • Dwingeloo 

Dwingeloo is one of the greenest and most beautiful villages in Drenthe. ´De Brink´ is the old town center where surrounding farms would drive their cattle through in the olden days. From this delightful little village you can access the Dwingelderveld National Park, a large park with lots of forest and heathland.

  • Memorial Centre Westerbork 

In the middle of Drenthe lies the Westerbork memorial center depicting Dutch war time under occupation, where between 1942 and 1945 more than 100,000 Jews, Sinti and Roma were deported to camps in Eastern Europe. The history of Westerbork is represented by means of photographs, documents, drawings, paintings, images, maps, and objects.