2018 saw us return to The Netherlands once again. On top of our usual trip to Duinrell, we arranged to spend a week in Bovenkarspel, in the region of West-Frisia, North Holland. Continue reading “Netherlands 18”
On our penultimate day at Duinrell, I had chance to head out for a bike ride while the rest of the family headed for a different kind of ride in the theme park. Looking for somewhere new to go, I set my sights on Zoetermeer, having never been there before. Continue reading “Netherlands 18: The route to Zoetermeer”
As we do most years, we spent the second week of our Netherlands trip in 2018 at Duinrell. For those that don’t know, Duinrell is a holiday park, located in the town of Wassenaar, 10km north of The Hague. Continue reading “Netherlands 18: Around Wassenaar”
No trip to Duinrell would be complete without a visit or two to Wassenaarse Slag, the closest beach to the holiday park. The beach is just a short 5km away from Duinrell, and the sand goes on for miles. Continue reading “Netherlands 18: The route to Wassenaarse Slag”
We spent the second week of our Netherlands 18 trip at the place that’s starting to feel like our second home, Duinrell. We’ve been going to Duinrell for quite a few years now. There’s many reasons why we go, one of which is the proximity of places like Madurodam.
At the end of May, we made what seems to be our annual visit to The Netherlands. On top of our usual trip to Duinrell, we arranged to spend a week in Utrecht in an Airbnb apartment. Continue reading “Netherlands 17”
In my view, no stay at Duinrell is complete without a trip to Leiden. We’ve been there plenty of times and I’ve covered the route previously in 2015. Though it deserves another post, as there’s changes on the way and we chose a different route on the way back. Continue reading “Netherlands 17: The route to Leiden”
During our 2017 stay at Duinrell, we arranged a visit Stoomtrein Katwijk Leiden. We’ve been to Stoomtrein Katwijk Leiden once before and had a great time. This time, we were going with the other families we were staying with at Duinrell. Continue reading “Netherlands 17: The route to Stoomtrein Katwijk Leiden”
2017 saw us back in Duinrell for what was our seventh visit. I’ve covered Wassenaarse Slag previously in a post from 2015, though that was the route from The Hague. This time we were heading there from Duinrell, with five families in total, and with seven adults and six kids getting there on bikes. Continue reading “Netherlands 17: The route to Wassenaarse Slag”
We’ve been going to Duinrell now for quite a few years, since our first visit back in 2012. We have been to The Netherlands on a number of occasions previously, mostly in and around Amsterdam. We came across Duinrell while looking for places to go, we’d previously had a day trip to The Hague and it looked like a nice place to spend a bit more time, so we decided to give it a go.