Kasteel Westhoeve

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Recommended by 72 out of 76 hikers


  • Martin

    A beautiful Kastel where a hostel. Nice park and nice cafe

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    • May 1, 2017

  • Rheinschiffer ⚓

    Kasteel Westhove as a youth hostel Top. Family room in the tower in the winter months possible with dog. Unfortunately, the guests with dogs did not follow the rules, so now no dogs are allowed. At the castle directly a bike rental and a nice cafe. The beach is only ten minutes through the woods. In the forest we have often seen deer. Very nice nature trails and a clean beach, really recommendable.

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    • November 20, 2018

  • Nelsen

    The Kasteel is a charming youth hostel!

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    • October 17, 2017

  • Wolfsstoffe

    A wonderful change for the eye after the enchanting dune landscapes!

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    • January 6, 2017

  • Sandra

    A very nice, well-kept park. In the Kasteel is a cozy beer garden.

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    • May 28, 2017

  • Nadine

    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 into a pleasure palace, so that today, despite the rather medieval appearance, only the lower part of the walls of the towers and parts of the residential buildings belong to the old castle. Today, the complex is divided into the water-repowered core castle with two flanking towers, three 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.

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    • April 28, 2018

  • Wolfsstoffe

    A small, well-kept facility. You can stay there. A restaurant is also available. I could not tell if dogs are allowed there.

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    • May 29, 2018

  • Büchi

    A youth hostel in a former fort.


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    • January 2, 2019

  • Sandra

    Like all NSG in Zeeland very well maintained and well signposted.

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    • May 2, 2017

  • Martin

    Here is a place where you can stop, café and pastry enjoy with the view of the water of the moat and the park the connected natural history museum.

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    • May 7, 2017

  • Sandra

    De Manteling is a very well-kept NSG. You can even watch fallow deer.

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    • May 20, 2017

  • seeeb

    About the castle (youth hostel?) I can not say anything. But the park is pretty and the "magic forest" and the dunes nearby are super nice!

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    • March 29, 2018

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Location: Zeeland, The Netherlands


  • Elevation50 m

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