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Wilsede

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  • 🚴‍♂️ Teuto Radler Stukenbrock 🚴‍♂️

    The Heidedorf Wilsede (Low German / platdüütsch Wils) is a district of Bispingen im Heidekreis in the Lüneburg Heath, Lower Saxony. It is located in the middle of the nature reserve Lüneburg Heath. Although Wilsede is not a museum village in the strict sense, all the features of a pre-industrial heath village are still present here, which have been lost in other parts of the country.

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    • September 12, 2017

  • JR56

    If you want to see a typical heath village that can hardly be surpassed in idyll, Wilsede is the right place for you. Because this place is located in the middle of the Lüneburg Heath nature reserve and can only be reached on foot, by horse or carriage. Here, in the heart of Germany's oldest nature reserve, you can experience the Lüneburg Heath from its most beautiful side. In August, when the heather blooms beautifully, several thousand visitors visit Wilsede every day - which is otherwise home to just under 40 residents.

    Wilsede was first mentioned in 1287. In the 16th century there were four farmhouses, in the 20th century some were added and restored. These include the remarkable Heide Museum "Dat ole Huus", two restaurants, the "Milchhalle", the Emhoff and thatched sheep stables. Dat ole Huus is one of the oldest open air museums in Germany.

    lueneburger-heide-attraktion.de/wilsede.html

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    • May 19, 2020

  • Danny & Kalle

    With its historic buildings, the historic town resembles a lively museum village.
    In the summer season the 40 soul place Wilsede becomes a real tourism magnet. In addition to a visit to the museum or the exhibition in the sheepfold you can admire the many thatched houses while strolling through the village.

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    • March 6, 2018

  • Wildrocker🌍

    Very well-kept area, the houses are in great shape and you will be informed by all sorts of information boards!

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    • August 28, 2019

  • Siegfried LG

    Wilsede is the destination of many people who want to visit this village and the surrounding area. It is a listed building and the few residents live from tourism. So it has to be full for it to pay off. Wilsede is car-free, which benefits the carriage companies that drive people to Wilsede, Wilseder Berg or Totengrund. The surrounding villages benefit from this. The possibility of overnight accommodation directly in Wilsede is very limited.

    Especially during the heather bloom, it is a popular excursion destination, especially on weekends, but also during the week. If you can't choose the times, you have to be prepared for busy business.

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    • June 21, 2018

  • JR56

    The idyllic and car-free heath town of Wilsede is located in the middle of the Lüneburg Heath nature reserve.
    What is special about Wilsede is that the place can only be reached on foot, by bike or on a carriage. For a carriage ride, we recommend the certified Heide coachmen.
    With its old buildings steeped in history, the historical place is like a lively museum village. However, it is actually normally inhabited to this day.
    In the summer season, the 40 soul village of Wilsede becomes a real tourist magnet. In addition to a visit to the museum or the exhibition in the sheepfold, you can admire the many thatched roof houses while strolling through the town.
    The cafes and restaurants invite you to linger in Wilsede.
    This idyll can only be experienced in the heart of Germany's oldest nature reserve.

    lueneburger-heide.de/service/sehenswuerdigkeit/7506/wilsede-wilsede.html

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    • May 20, 2020

  • Siegfried LG

    A poetic name for the heath village Wilsede. It is a listed building and the approximately 40 residents live from tourism and forestry.

    If you want to escape the crowds, you shouldn't go there for the heather blossoms at the weekend or at times when there is no one there or is not on the road. Wilsede is car-free and can only be reached by bike, on foot or by carriage.

    What can be seen there can be seen here, for example:
    lueneburger-heide.de/service/sehenswuerdigkeit/7506/wilsede-wilsede.html

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    • June 21, 2018

  • Siegfried LG

    Of course, the thatched-roof village Wilsede has thatched roofs. That was at the time the cheap way to cover a house. Today is different, especially the insurance is expensive. In Wilsede you can still admire an unchanged pre-industrial village of the heath and that attracts the people. In addition to the heath, the information in the museum and the gastronomy.

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    • June 22, 2018

  • Helene Jockel

    Because the thatched houses are simply beautiful.
    On this tour you should expect that you have to push the bike sometimes (inaccessible path (loose sand !!!)).

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    • August 24, 2018

  • Helene Jockel

    Nice when the heath flowers. In the current weather conditions is unfortunately very much withered because of lack of water as everywhere. Pity !!

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    • August 24, 2018

  • Hensel

    An old heathland, as it used to be

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    • August 11, 2019

  • Thorsten

    The beautiful landscape and the lovingly designed museum make Wilsede worth seeing despite the many visitors and the travel-packed touring bikes difficult to drive.

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    • August 11, 2019

  • Oliver

    The paths are sometimes not so easy to drive (as almost everywhere in the area) but can also be driven with luggage on the bike!

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    • September 27, 2019

  • Der Heidjer Radler

    Wilsede, das romantische Heidebauerndorf
    Autofreies Dorf mitten im Naturschutzgebiet Lüneburger Heide
    Inmitten des Naturschutzgebietes Lüneburger Heide liegt der idyllische und autofreie Heideort Wilsede, den Besucher nur zu Fuß, mit dem Fahrrad oder auf einer Kutsche erreichen können. Mit seinen alten, geschichtsträchtigen Bauwerken gleicht der historische Ort einem lebendigen Museumsdorf.
    Kleines Heidedorf im Naturschutzgebiet
    Das kleine Dorf Wilsede wurde erstmals 1287 erwähnt. Im 16. Jahrhundert gab es nur vier Bauernhäuser, im 20. Jahrhundert sind einige weitere Häuser errichtet worden. Heute existiert das 1907 eröffnete Heidemuseum »Dat ole Huus« der Stiftung Naturschutzpark Lüneburger Heide, zwei Gaststätten, das Gästehaus Domizlaff, der historische Emhoff sowie mehrere Schafställe.
    Im Sommer ein Touristenmagnet
    In Wilsede wohnen rund 40 Einwohner; aber im August zur Heideblüte sind bis zu 10.000 Besucher pro Tag in dem kleinen Dorf.
    Das Heidemuseum »Dat ole Huus« ist eines der ältesten Freilichtmuseen Deutschlands. Hier können Sie hautnah erleben, wie die Heidebauern noch um die Jahrhundertwende lebten und arbeiteten. Der 1742 erbaute, in Teilen aber noch deutlich ältere Heidehof wurde 1907 von Hanstedt in der Nordheide nach Wilsede versetzt, um als Museum das typische Lebens- und Arbeitsumfeld der Heidjer zu zeigen. Besonders sehenswert sind in Wilsede die alten, mit Reet gedeckten Häuser und Schafställe. Der romantische Heideort Wilsede ist nur zu Fuß, mit dem Rad oder der Kutsche zu erreichen. Denn Wilsede liegt mitten im Naturschutzgebiet Lüneburger Heide, in dem Kraftfahrzeugverkehr nicht erlaubt ist. Der Wilseder Berg unmittelbar bei Wilsede ist mit 169,2 m die höchste Erhebung der Nordwestdeutschen Tiefebene.
    Romantisch übernachten in Wilsede
    Es gibt die möglichkeit einer romantischen Übernachtung in Wilsede? Näher können Sie an diese einmalig schöne Region kaum herankommen. Genießen Sie die Heide bei Tag und bei Nacht. Im Gästehaus Domitzlaff, einem urigen Fachwerkhaus, stehen acht Doppelzimmer und vier Einzelzimmer preisgünstig zur Auswahl. Zudem gibt es u.a. die Kote Hillmer und die Kote Rieckmann, die sich besonders für Familien oder Gruppen anbieten. Für die An- und Abreise dürfen Sie Ihr Auto benutzen.

    • April 20, 2019

  • Grünspecht

    In good weather, it is very busy, but also very nice. If you are looking for peace, do not stay here too long.

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    • October 12, 2017

  • Siegfried LG

    "Although Wilsede is not a museum village in the strict sense of the word, VNP preserves all the characteristics of a typical pre-industrial pagan village that has been lost in other parts of the country, a loose, scattered village that blends into the surrounding landscape without any sharp boundaries. The yards are scattered about the village with no visible order, surrounded by trees and separated from the streets by characteristic stone walls, in addition to the farm yards and quarries, Wilsede still has some storehouses and a former communal bakery until today by the association nature park for the own Heidschnucken herd are used, are still present.
     
    In Wilsede the hiker experiences the heath from its most beautiful side. During the heather season in late summer, several thousand visitors a day visit this small, romantic place, where otherwise only a modest number of 40 inhabitants are at home. Farms are no longer available in Wilsede at present. The inhabitants live from tourism and forestry.
    The Heidemuseum offers an insight into the living and working conditions of a normal Heidebauernhof around 1850. In the neighboring exhibition stable changing special exhibitions are shown to the Lüneburg Heath. Next to it is a herb, perennial and vegetable garden. In addition to the Gasthaus zum Heidemuseum there are other inns in Wilsede and the "Milchhalle", a self-service restaurant run by the Verein Naturschutzpark and a museum shop.
    On the outskirts in the direction of Wilseder Berg, the association Nature Park builds historic cultivars to explain the ancient pagan farming, including buckwheat (no grain but knotweed) and high-growth rye varieties. The straw of the up to 1.5 m high cereal plants was formerly used instead of today's reed grass for roofing. "
    Sources:
    bispingen.de/seite/137115/wilsede.html
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilsede

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    • June 18, 2018

  • Siegfried LG

    Wilsede's roads are closed to general motor vehicle traffic. In the high season in August and September, Wilsede is visited by up to 10,000 people per day. Visitors can reach Wilsede either on foot, by bicycle or by one of the numerous carriages from the surrounding villages, where large hiking parking lots have been created. Flocks of Heidschnucken graze the Lüneburg Heath. The 223 km long hiking trail Heidschnuckenweg leads through Wilsede, which leads from Hamburg-Fischbeck to Celle.

    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilsede

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    • June 18, 2018

  • Christian

    There is a small nice mummy museum with catering.

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    • July 24, 2018

  • Touring Olli

    Beautiful heath houses in the small villages along the way

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    • July 20, 2019

  • JR56

    The idyllic and car-free heath town of Wilsede is located in the middle of the Lüneburg Heath nature reserve.
    What is special about Wilsede is that the place can only be reached on foot, by bike or on a carriage. For a carriage ride, we recommend the certified Heide coachmen.
    With its old buildings steeped in history, the historical place is like a lively museum village. However, it is actually normally inhabited to this day.
    In the summer season, the 40 soul village of Wilsede becomes a real tourist magnet. In addition to a visit to the museum or the exhibition in the sheepfold, you can admire the many thatched roof houses while strolling through the town.
    The cafes and restaurants invite you to linger in Wilsede.
    This idyll can only be experienced in the heart of Germany's oldest nature reserve.

    bergen-urlaub.de/sehenswuerdigkeits/7506_Wilsede.html

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    • May 20, 2020

  • JR56

    Witthöft's guest house in Wilsede offers a stylish ambience for a stay in the Lüneburg Heath nature reserve.
    The country house has been a valued retreat for lovers of nature and cosiness for decades.

    witthoeft-wilsede.de/hotel

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    • May 20, 2020

  • Hohnebostel 🚔👮🏻‍♂️🕵️‍♂️

    Very cozy, old-fashioned heath village with history

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    • February 15, 2018

  • Michel

    Here you can see Heidschnucken very close

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    • June 3, 2018

  • Siegfried LG

    "Although Wilsede is not a museum village in the strict sense of the word, VNP preserves all the characteristics of a typical pre-industrial pagan village that has been lost in other parts of the country, a loose, scattered village that blends into the surrounding landscape without any sharp boundaries. The yards are scattered about the village with no visible order, surrounded by trees and separated from the streets by characteristic stone walls, in addition to the farm yards and quarries, Wilsede still has some storehouses and a former communal bakery until today by the association nature park for the own Heidschnucken herd are used, are still present.
     
    In Wilsede the hiker experiences the heath from its most beautiful side. During the heather season in late summer, several thousand visitors a day visit this small, romantic place, where otherwise only a modest number of 40 inhabitants are at home. Farms are no longer available in Wilsede at present. The inhabitants live from tourism and forestry.
    The Heidemuseum offers an insight into the living and working conditions of a normal Heidebauernhof around 1850. In the neighboring exhibition stable changing special exhibitions are shown to the Lüneburg Heath. Next to it is a herb, perennial and vegetable garden. In addition to the Gasthaus zum Heidemuseum there are other inns in Wilsede and the "Milchhalle", a self-service restaurant run by the Verein Naturschutzpark and a museum shop.
    On the outskirts in the direction of Wilseder Berg, the association Nature Park builds historic cultivars to explain the ancient pagan farming, including buckwheat (no grain but knotweed) and high-growth rye varieties. The straw of the up to 1.5 m high cereal plants was formerly used instead of today's reed grass for roofing. "
    Sources:
    bispingen.de/seite/137115/wilsede.html
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilsede

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    • June 18, 2018


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Location: Bispingen, Heidekreis, Lüneburg Heath, Lower Saxony, Germany

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