Hoeven Meadows

A bit of history In the 14th and 15th centuries, peat was extracted here. In 1409, the abbot of St Bernard's Abbey granted permission to dike the land north of the village of Hoeven. The excavation of Moer was also eventually forbidden and thus the Polder Hoevense Beemden was created. Due to its low position, [...]

Water picnic table Stampersgat

Geen zin om te zwemmen, maar zoek je toch graag het water op? De waterpicknicktafels in Stampersgat brengen picknicken en waterplezier samen. 10 picknicktafels, ieder van een andere hoogte staan in rivier de Mark. De laagste hangt nét boven het water, bij de hoogste raken je voeten bij laag water net het wateroppervlak. Ook voor […]


Up the paths, into the lanes Some of the footpaths in the area are also part of the Ommetje Bosschenhoofd. The Pagnevaart is an old peat canal that ended in Oudenbosch harbour. This canal crosses the forest area and was an important supply route of peat towards Breda and Dordrecht. Wander endlessly along the paths and [...]

Nature reserve Het Gastels Laag

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A special accessible nature area Gastels laag nature reserve is a special piece of nature in Halderberge. Since 1995, agriculture has only been allowed here on a limited basis to allow the special nature here to take its course. The area is home to more than 180 different species of flowers and plants, some of which are on the red list of [...]