Beautiful villages and towns in the areaEchten
"Village of Tradition". Echten has much to offer in terms of cultural history, archaeology and natural history and architecture. You can visit among others: Huize Echten, a 14th century manor house. Het Huus mit de Belle (information and exhibition room) Info: 't Huus mit de Belle, Zuidwolderweg 2a, 7932 PP Echten. Tel. 0031-528 25 08 06. You can also ask for a guided tour of the village. Tea Time, an English tea room, Ruinerweg 4, 7932 PD Echten. Landgoedwinckel, a shop with character. 1500 metres from the park. Also visit the beautiful green woods of the paradise of Echten.
Discover the beautiful Giethoorn by boat or canoe. Or take a walk through this very special village.
Museumboerderij De Wemme (Museum farm). Thermal sauna Zuidwolde pampers body and soul.
Get to know the sightsHoogeveen
Hoogeveen Airport. Korenmolen (grain mill) de Zwaluw. "Pulledagen": six Thursdays in July and August (during the Dutch school holidays/North), street festival with various events. Weekly market on Saturday and Thursday mornings. Zwembad de Dolfijn (swimming pool, opening hours available at reception).
Beautiful old town. Pancake ship de Liberte. Graphic museum. Weekly market, every Thursday morning. On Thursdays there is Donderdag Meppeldag in summer (during Dutch school holidays/North), big street party and various events, live music at many street cafés in the evening.
Brink evenings, folklore evenings with demonstrations of traditional crafts and Old Dutch games. Every Wednesday evening in July and August (during the Dutch school holidays/North) from 19:00. Molen de Zandplatte (Mill). Museumboerderij Pasmans Huus (Museum Farm). Bird Park Ruinen, Postweg 3 (70 species of birds). Sheep barn with shepherd's house. Solex tours 15 to 35 persons, tel: 0031-522 47 27 10.
Experience the most beautiful adventuresBoomkroonpad
Steenhopenweg 4, 9533 PN Drouwen. Phone: 0031-592 37 73 05. In the woods near Borger you will find a special way to enjoy nature. You can take a walk through the treetops. The treetops are connected by bridges.
Drouwenerzand Attractiepark (Amusement Park)
Gasselterstraat 7, 9533 PC Drouwen. Telephone: 0031-599 56 43 60. The special thing about "Drouwenerzand Attractiepark", is that in addition to all the attractions, chips, snacks, fresh soup, coffee, tea, lemonade, fresh fruit and ice cream are included in the admission price. The attractions and play equipment are carefully selected, especially for children aged 3 and over.
Zuiderhoofdstraat 11, 7875 BW Exloo. Telephone: 0031-591 54 98 43. In the middle of the village of Exloo in Drenthe lies Kabouterland. Here you can have a day of fun with: Dwarves, trolls and animals. There are also various playgrounds both indoors and outdoors.
Berkenrode 4, 7884 TR Barger-Compascuum. Telephone: 0031-591 32 44 44. In Barger-Compascuum you can go on a journey of discovery to the beginning of the twentieth century. You board a train that takes you into the world of the moors. You can see how the peat digger digs for peat with his bare hands.
Explore Drenthe with the whole familyPlopsa Indoor Coevorden
Reindersdijk 57, 7751 SH Dalen. Phone: 031-0524 52 33 80. Rain or sunshine, let yourself be enchanted by the magical world of Studio 100 at Plopsa Indoor Amusement Park. Twenty indoor attractions will capture the hearts of young adventurers and their families. There is a new outdoor area with K3 Fire Engine Carousel, K3 Traffic Park and the Maya Playground. Tickets are available at reception.
Slagharen Attractiepark (amusement park)
Zwarte Dijk 37, 7776 PB Slagharen. Telephone: 0031-523 68 30 00. For 50 years, Slagharen has offered more than 40 attractions, exciting shows and parades, unique street theatre, good food and drink and much more. For all ages. Come by soon for an unforgettably fun day out. Tickets are available at the reception.
Speel and IJsboerderij "De Drentse Koe" (Adventure Farm)
Wolddijk 23, 7961 NA Ruinerwold. Telephone: 0031-6 40 41 88 28. Not far from our park is the adventure farm Speel and IJsboerderij "De Drentse Koe". Here you can see through a window how a robot milks cows. This milk is used to make delicious ice cream from exclusively natural ingredients. Your children can have fun to their heart's content in the adventure farm and the play barn, while you enjoy a cup of coffee on the terrace.
Experience a day of funSprookjeshof
Groningerstraat 10, 9471 AR Zuidlaren. Telephone: 0031-50 40 91 212. "Sprookjeshof" is an experience in itself with many representations of famous fairy tales, with new attractions added every year. The motto of Sprookjeshof is: "If the children are happy, the parents are happy".
Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen
Raadhuisplein 99, 7811 Emmen AP. Phone: 0031-591 85 08 55. At Wildlands Adventure Zoo you can get a glimpse of the daily life of animals from different continents. Tickets are available at the reception.
Wonderwereld Ter Apel
Ruiten-A-Canal Noord 1, 9561 TE Ter Apel. Phone: 0031-599 58 79 90. Wonderwereld Ter Apel is a wonderful fantasy and animal world for young and old with, among other things, a nature discovery centre, dragon cave, rat cellar, adventure tree trail, owl castle and bird of prey show.