If you are a garden lover you’ll want to visit the Oevertuin.
Winner of the title ‘The garden of Friesland’ July 2015 – July 2016.
8397 LC De Blesse
For a drink, lunch or high-tea and a visit to the gardens.
De Buytenplaets Teagarden in Noordwolde
8391 ML Noordwolde
Tea house in an old farm home where it is possible to see owls.
8334 MC Tuk
A small Indonesian zoo with a house on stilts, a market and a café where you can have Indonesian snacks and drinks.
8345 HE Kallenkote
Water buffalo farm in Oldemarkt
Here you’ll find a farm shop with water buffalo products and other regional products.
There are several tours available and a terrace for something to eat or drink.
8375 EA Oldemarkt
Orchideeenhoeve in Luttelgeest
Beautiful covered gardens with butterflies, fish and parrots, a restaurant and a souvenir shop.
8315 PV Luttelgeest
Vlinderparadijs Papiliorama in Havelte
Tropical garden with hundreds of butterflies.
Van Helomaweg 14
7971 PX Havelte
Klimbos Avontuurlijk Paasloo
Tree top adventure park with 4 different trails with 51 different obstacles.
In total there are nearly 700 meters on track and up to 9 metre high track.
8378 JB Paasloo
Wickerwork museum in Noordwolde
The wickerwork museum in Noordwolde gives an overview of the history of the wicker industry.
8391 BG Noordwolde
De Proefkolonie in Frederiksoord
The story of the Maatschappij van Weldadigheid, the Society of humanitarianism, is explained here.
This society was founded in 1818 to fight against poverty by creating jobs, providing education and housing and social welfare.
Koningin Wilhelminalaan 87
8382 GC Frederiksoord
De Hildo Krop exhibition in Steenwijk
Hildo Krop is mainly famous for his sculptures.
The exhibition is located in Rams Woerthe. A beautifull villa in Jugendstil style.
8331 MX Steenwijk
Het Olde Maat Uus in Giethoorn
An authentic farm with an exhibition, a tour and digital presentation so you can a get a good idea of the past 100 years of living and working in Giethoorn.
8355 BT Giethoorn
Since 1989 Opera’s and Opera movies have been produced in Spanga.
8482 KL Spanga
In Diever, in the summer months, there are shows in the Shakespeare open air theatre.
7981 LD Diever
Other places worth a visit are Blokzijl, Vledder, Dwingeloo, Lemmer, Stavoren and Hindelopen.
On a rainy day you can consider visiting the Home Center, it is the biggest shopping mall with furniture shops in the north of Holland. They also have a nice restaurant.
8471 ZW Wolvega
Steenwijk and Wolvega are close for local shopping. For a wider variety of shops you can go to Zwolle, Leeuwarden, Heerenveen of Meppel