1. Netherlands
  2. Noord-Holland
  3. Schoorl (Bergen NH)
  4. De Noorderhoeve
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De Noorderhoeve

Location and atmosphere

Farm De Noorderhoeve is situated on the boundary of the North-Dutch dune reserve and the polder. The farm is a mixed, biodynamic firm with dairy cows, sheep, goats, gardening and agriculture. The farmers have done a lot in nature development and they have a small wood, an excellent spot for a picknick. The farm is also a ‘green care farm’ with some workers that have a demand for care and are guided at work by the farmers. The farm is situated on the spot of the former castle Poelenburg. The front house, with a thatched roof, dates from the last century. The small campsite is near the dunes of Schoorl, which are locally 5 km wide and 54 m high.

Facillities

There are ten pitches for tents and two for caravans. There is a fireplace and there is a fridge available. Also there are special facilities for wheelchair-users. Vegetables and fruits of the season are available. In the farmshop several products like garden herbs, cheese, dairy, meat, eggs and firewood are for sale.

Surroundings and activities

The campsite is an excellent starting point for walks and cycle-tours in the extraordinary dune-area of Schoorl. The sea is about 4 km away. There is a number of museums in Alkmaar, such as the cheese museum, and you can make an excursion in the museum of the Broeker Veiling, the eldest Dutch auction (10 km). In Bergen is Museum Kranenburgh (modern arts). Other suggestions are the Jazzfestival and the arts festival in Bergen and Hargen On Sail.

General information

Opening times accommodation05-05 t/m 15-09ReservationNecessary during high season

Languages spoken

German, French, Dutch, English

Farm camping

Total number of pitches12Number of tent pitches10prices per person€ 3Price tent per night€ 4Price caravan/camper per night€ 4Costs for use electricity per day€ 1,25Price carparking€ 1

Food

Sales of own produceDistance to supermarket2 kmDistance to restaurants2 km

Facilities

Campfire/barbecue

Facilities for playing outside

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Bicycles for rent

Guided nature tours

Horseriding

Boatrent

Indoor swimming pool

Tennis court

Special target groups

Facilities for wheelchair users (toilet, shower, bathroom, kitchen, etc.)

Pets allowed if agreed upon

Landscape characteristics

Height above sea level (in meters)3

Farm production

A full-time farm

Organic or biodynamic farm

Farm works with people with special needs

Horticulture, Fruticulture, Arable farming, Forestry, Stock breeding

Route description

Nearest cityAlkmaarNearest villageSchoorl