TOP Scenic route Walk Oisterwijk Forests & Fens

Walk this TOP Scenic Route along the fens and through the forests of Oisterwijk. A different experience every season.

2 hour (9.0 km)

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The Oisterwijk Forests & Fens (Oisterwijkse Bossen & Vennen) are special, soothing and inspiring all year round. Discover the beauty of one of the Netherlands' most unique natural landscapes. A landscape that boasts no fewer than 80 meres!

From the fairytale frozen meres in winter, the dynamics of nature coming alive in spring, the musical frog croaking in summer to the explosion of colour in autumn, the Oisterwijk Forests & Fens are a feast for all your senses. Spot kingfishers, deer and roe deer, or get close to the meres and ditches and discover a wide variety of insects and water creatures.

The Oisterwijk Forests & Fens leave few untouched. Why not come and see for yourself?

Recommended by the forester
This walking route was developed in cooperation with Dutch preservation organisation Natuurmonumenten. The forester recommends the walking route:

"This walking route lets you enjoy the many meres which mirror the surrounding fairy-tale forest in their waters. It has been protected by Natuurmonumenten for over 100 years!"

More about Oisterwijk Forests & Fens

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The Oisterwijk Forests & Fens (Oisterwijkse Bossen & Vennen) are special, soothing and inspiring all year round. Discover the beauty of one of the Netherlands' most unique natural landscapes. A landscape that boasts no fewer than 80 meres!

From the fairytale frozen meres in winter, the dynamics of nature coming alive in spring, the musical frog croaking in summer to the explosion of colour in autumn, the Oisterwijk Forests & Fens are a feast for all your senses. Spot kingfishers, deer and roe deer, or get close to the meres and ditches and discover a wide variety of insects and water creatures.

The Oisterwijk Forests & Fens leave few untouched. Why not come and see for yourself?

Recommended by the forester
This walking route was developed in cooperation with Dutch preservation organisation Natuurmonumenten. The forester recommends the walking route:

"This walking route lets you enjoy the many meres which mirror the surrounding fairy-tale forest in their waters. It has been protected by Natuurmonumenten for over 100 years!"

More about Oisterwijk Forests & Fens

How does the walking route work?
The walking route is clearly signposted with the intersection numbers and arrows showing you the way.

Panel with map
The intersection network is a network of beautiful and clearly signposted walking paths throughout North Brabant. You can walk from one numbered intersection to the next. At almost each intersection you find a panel with a map of the roads and routes in the area. Getting lost is a thing of the past. Go on foot and discover our beautiful province!

This route is not suitable for disabled people (there is another route in the area that is suitable)

Sights on this route

Starting point:

Van Tienhovenlaan 4
5062 SK Oisterwijk
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42
40
41
68
69
06
C
67
71
65
34
D
Natuurtheater Oisterwijk
39
38
63
62
47
42
F

End point:

Van Tienhovenlaan 4
5062 SK Oisterwijk
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Story of the route

Starting point:

Van Tienhovenlaan 4
5062 SK Oisterwijk
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You can park your car on the Natuurpoort Groot Speijck car park.
Address:
Van Tienhovenlaan 4
5062 SK Oisterwijk

  • Natuurmonumenten Visitor Centre
    Start your day of getting closer to wildlife at the visitor’s centre (Bezoekerscentrum) in Oisterwijk. The perfect base to discover the Oisterwijk Forests & Fens. There is also plenty to do for children and families. How about a treasure hunt, discovering the natural world inside and out, or celebrating your child’s birthday party in this beautiful setting! Natuurmonumenten also organises numerous activities and excursions for adults.
  • Regional park Klein Oisterwijk
    This holiday park offers so much more than just holiday homes. There is a natural playground and an indoor adventure centre for children. You can also enjoy the delicious local products from the shop, allowing you to experience the region in a new way. There is also survival course and an escape room; just the thing for bigger kids. 
  • Oisterwijk town centre
    Discover the charming shops in the beautiful monumental decor of Oisterwijk’s town centre and be surprised by the high concentration of exclusive fashion, shoes and art sellers. After your look around you can sit at one of the pavement cafes and enjoy the view on the millennia-old linden tree that gave this beautiful shopping area its name.

End point:

Van Tienhovenlaan 4
5062 SK Oisterwijk
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  • 42
  • 40
  • 41
  • 68
  • 69
  • 06
  • 67
  • 71
  • 65
  • 34
  • 39
  • 38
  • 63
  • 62
  • 47
  • 42
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