Kasteel Westhove

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  • daha

    The castle Westhove was first mentioned in documents in 1277. There is a hostel in the main and outer bailey today. The Orangerie is home to the Museum Terra Maris.
    Opening hours:
    15th April to October: Daily from 10am to 5pm
    November to April 15: Wednesday through Friday from 12:00 to 16:00
                                                     Saturday to Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00
    During the school holidays from 12.00 to 17.00 o'clock
    Ticket prices:
    Adults € 6.50
    Children (4 to 16) € 4,00

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    • December 8, 2016

  • Claudia 🚶🏼‍♀️🚴‍♀️

    Currently the castle is used as Stay Okay Hostel (that's the name of the Dutch youth hostels). A great and unique place to stay.

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    • April 3, 2018

  • Börries (ADFC- K)

    Behind the castle is a forest in which small (r) children can romp and climb to their heart's content.

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    • April 2, 2018

  • Stratmann

    Beautiful moated castle with museum.

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    • August 29, 2018

  • Steinhäger

    Castell Westhove - definitely see - very nice

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    • September 18, 2018

  • Stephan N

    Very nice castle,
    There is also a museum and a restaurant attached.
    This castle is located in a very beautiful park, which is open to the public.

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    • June 15, 2019

  • Stephan N

    The castle Westhove was first mentioned in documents in 1277, their exact date of construction is unclear. The medieval structure of the castle suffered particular damage in the 80-year war, when the building was first in Spanish hands and conquered by the Watergeuzen in 1572. In the following years, the castle was rebuilt to a summer residence, so that today, despite the rather medieval appearance, only the lower walls of the towers and parts of the residential buildings of the old castle belong. Today, the complex is divided into the water-repowered core castle with two flanking towers, three building wings and a spacious courtyard. The former fourth wing has completely disappeared. North is a U-shaped outer bailey and a few meters west an orangery, which today houses the Museum Terra Maris. There is a hostel in the main and outer bailey. It is also noteworthy that there is a walk-in replica of a moth on the outdoor area of the museum. These early to high medieval tower hill castles were in surprisingly high numbers on the island.
    Source:
    Burgenwelt

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    • August 21, 2019

  • Uwe

    Very beautiful moated castle off the way

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    • June 13, 2019

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Beautiful moated castle with large park. Refreshments and hotel

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    • June 30, 2019

  • BoRoKle

    The best is the Fiets Café at Kasteel Westhove. Especially recommended is the house beer!
    Heel smakelijk!

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    • August 21, 2019

  • Cello

    Kasteel Westhove is very idyllic

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    • July 30, 2020

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Completely unexpected, this eye candy emerges

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    • June 30, 2019

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Location: Zeeland, The Netherlands

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