Fields full of heather, shifting sands, twisting brooks, mysterious megaliths and truly tranquil forests. That’s what you’ll find when you venture out from the campsite, into this unique part of the Netherlands. If you’re a nature lover, then the ancient countryside of Drenthe will definitely set your pulse racing. The kids will be looking on in wonder, during exciting Geo-treks in the woods or at amazing amusement parks.Read more
Amen - Drenthe - The Netherlands
A green oasis in the Drenthe moorland. Great camping among the woods. Relax by the beach lake and discover the wonderful landscape by bike. Total relaxation for you, plus plenty of outdoor fun for the kids.
Drenthe: a delight for hikers and bikers
Camping at a campsite in Drenthe is an unadulterated experience. The countryside radiates peace and quiet. You can walk for hours, far from the hustle and bustle of daily life. So bring your hiking boots. Make sure your bike chain is well oiled as well, because Drenthe offers endless miles of biking fun, through fields of heather and forest ranges, all joined together into an orderly and ergonomic network.
Read up on all the flora and fauna you can discover in Drenthe, in of one the many educational information centres. Then plan your own trip. Need a break? Take the weight off your feet by an old tree stump or at a cosy little terrace. You’ll come across plenty of picturesque little villages where you can catch your breath.
3 National Parks in Drenthe
The three national parks are the crown jewels of the countryside in Drenthe. National Park Dwingelderveld is the largest wet heathland of Western-Europe. It’s a stunning area filled with nostalgia and the heath is still managed by shepherds with flocks of sheep.
The National Park Drents-Friese Wold is just as beautiful, but definitely very different. Here you’ll find forest, more forest and even more forest. This vast area is a hikers paradise and borders Friesland.
National Beek and Esdorpenlandschappark De Drentsche Aa is a magnificent example of man and nature in perfect harmony. Agriculture has helped shape this area over the past centuries, resulting in a pretty bocage full of meandering brooks, farms, meadows and characteristic Angerdorf villages.
A day out with the family in Drenthe
When you stay at a campsite in Drenthe, there are plenty of fun trips for the whole family. The famous megaliths in Borger and the Wildlands Adventure Zoo in Emmen for example. But you can have just as much fun riding the rollercoasters in amusement park Drouwenerzand or on an exciting nature discovery trip at the outdoor centre Boomkroonpad, in the forest ranges of Gieten/Borger.
Want to give the little ones the time of their lives? Then take them to the kids fairytale park Sprookjeshof in Zuidlaren or to amusement park Plopsaland Coevoerden, home to a variety of well- loved kids animation characters. Rather go shopping? There’s plenty to choose from in the regions capital Assen or in the cosy city centre of Emmen.
Camping in Drenthe
Wide open spaces, peace and quiet, nature and pretty villages set in tranquil surroundings. You can really unwind at a campsite in Drenthe. Choose to stay in a luxury mobile home or fully equipped bungalow tent. Select your campsite in Drenthe here!