What’s going on in Limburg and useful links:
National Cycle Route 13 (LF13) Schelde-Rheinroute
Uitspanning Zonnedauw is on the LF13. This route runs from the Flushing of Zeeland to the Limburg Venlo through the southern provinces. Uitspanning Zonnedauw is an ideal place to catch your breath and enjoy the surroundings.
Hiking trails: Knopen lopen Grashoek
Around Uitspanning Zonnedauw you will find many nature areas and walking and cycling routes. Here a link to various hiking trails around out town Grashoek.
Visitor center Leudal
Want to walk or cycle through the Leudal area? At the Leudal Visitor Center you will find various route maps, and information on nature and culture of the entire Leudal region. Several hiking routes have also been set out in the nature reserve. Are you looking for a nice gift (various nature books, cute mugs and other nature trinkets) then the shop is a nice place to find them. In addition, pay a visit to the Leudalmuseum, which is located in the same building. Check the website for an exhibition overview.
National Park De Groote Peel
Uitspanning Zonnedauw is located near National Park De Groote Peel. This is originally an area where peat was extracted. Nowadays it is a beautiful and vast nature reserve where you can walk and cycle. Quite unique in the Netherlands, is that the park is not crossed by motorways. The traces of the past can still be found everywhere, when peat, the “black gold of De Peel”, was cut by hardworking men. Be sure to visit the Visitor Center.
Restaurant Eetcafé De Buizerd
At the De Buizerd pub in Asten you will find many “own” products on the menu. On a break during a bike ride through the beautiful surroundings you can enjoy a nice cup of coffee or a delicious glass of beer. Owner Roel and his wifte José welcome you.
Hiking trail: “Het struinpad”
Would you like to take your walking shoes to a beautiful environment? Then choose the path that you can find near the Uitspanning. You will find all information on the website of Stichting Veen.
Solex in de Peel
A Solex is an old fashioned moped, no helmet or drivers license required. At Solex in de Peel (Peel is the greater area surrounding Uitspanning Zonnedauw) you can book various packages, such as a puzzle tour, farmer’s golf, bite & Solex tour. Check their website.
Four-day cycling tour
For 4 days a year, recreational cycling tours are organized through the provinces Limburg and Brabant. Check the website for nearest starting places and registration. After the days tour you can relax at our campsite.
Anfra garden, Grashoek
This privately owned garden, in the middle of the village of Grashoek, offers the opportunity to get inspiration for your own garden or to simply marvel at the beautiful plants carefully selected by the owners Annie and Frans Peeters.
Rent a canoe & explore the Peel from the water
Would you like to rent a canoe and explore the Peel from the water?
Various packages are offered here, for example in combination with Tuk-Tuk in the Peel or Trout fishing pond De Peelvisser in Meijel.
Fishing in natural surroundings
Owners Ton and Sonja Daniels have four fishing ponds to challenge everyone who loves fishing. Young and old, experienced of inexperienced anglers are welcome to fish for trout and or salmon trout.
There is also the possibility for groups to rent a pond.
VVV (Dutch tourist information center)
At the website of the local tourist office, you will undoubtedly find even more tips for exploring the Peel.
Nearest tourist offices are situated in Helenaveen, Meijel and in Panningen.
Festival of the Historic Motorcycles and Tractors Association
Once a year, the International Historical Festival of the Historic Motorcycles and Tractors Association takes place in Panningen.
Regular visitors know that the event is much more than viewing over 2500 old-timer tractors, stationary engines, machines and tools. Old crafts, tractor pull, team competitions, threshing, a spare parts market, networking, live music and fun make it complete. View their website for the more information.
Dok6, Theatre en service cinema
In the center of Panningen you will find Dok6, theater and service cinema. There are also a restaurant and bar for completing your outing.
Would you like to enjoy a pleasant Limburg town? Then go to Roermond. In the historic city center, you will find many attractions, such as the Town Hall on the Markt, with the beautiful chimes, and the Saint Christopher’s Cathedral. In Roermond, you can also enjoy shopping, in the center and of course in the Designer Outlet and the Retail Park.