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About De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

The Strubben-Kniphorstbosch is a nature reserve between Anloo and Schipborg. The 377 hectare area owes its name to the 'stubby' oaks and to Gerrit Kniphorst, who was the owner in the 19th century. You will find various traces of prehistoric times here, including two dolmens and no fewer than 60 burial mounds.

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Gasterse Duinen

Gasterse Duinen

3.21km from De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

Gasterse Duinen is a nature reserve in Gasteren that consists of sand ridges and wet peat bogs . The area was formed in the Pleistocene by land ice, meltwater, snow storms and rivers. The nature reserve falls under the Drentsche Aa area , a Natura 2000 area. The Pieterpad runs through the area .

Windmill Museum De Wachter

Windmill Museum De Wachter

4.31km from De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

De Wachter is a smock mill in Zuidlaren, Drenthe, which has been restored to working order. The mill was built in 1851 and is listed as a Rijksmonument, number 41064. It comprises also a clog workshop, bakery and grocery shop, smithy and you can take a cruise on a steam-powered boat.

Nationaal beek- en esdorpenlandschap Drentsche Aa

Nationaal beek- en esdorpenlandschap Drentsche Aa

4.36km from De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

National Park Drentsche Aa is a national park of the Netherlands, which consists of the cultural landscape surrounding the valley of the small river the Drentsche Aa. The landscape is currently nearly the same as it was in the mid 19th century, as the several agricultural landscape reforms of the 20th century were not implemented in this area.

Hunebed G1

Hunebed G1

6.59km from De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

Hunebed G1 is located southwest of Noordlaren in the Dutch province of Groningen . The hunebed is located on a hill in a bush, which can be reached from Noordlaren via a dirt road. Within the Netherlands, the hunebed is the most northern of the hunebeds still located on the original site, and also the only Groningen hunebed still on the original site. The hunebed was archaeologically examined in 1957 under the supervision of Van Giffen.

Noordlaarderbos

Noordlaarderbos

7.03km from De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

The Noordlaarderbos is a kind of fairytale forest with a rich past. For example, you will find burial mounds here. The old burial mounds in the Noordlaarderbos date back to far before the Middle Ages. They are at least 2500 years old. They have lost their original shape due to burrowing humans and animals.The forest is especially popular with holidaymakers for walking on weekends. Natuurmonumenten has set out several walking routes through the forest.

Boswachterij Gieten Borger

Boswachterij Gieten Borger

8.33km from De Strubben-Kniphorstbosch

The Boswachterij Gieten-Borger is a forestry of Staatsbosbeheer in the Dutch municipalities of Aa and Hunze and Borger-Odoorn in the province of Drenthe. The Gieten-Borger forestry is approximately 2,900 hectares and was built around 1922 as part of the job creation scheme . Before that time, a vast moorland landscape lay here . First the northern part of the forestry was constructed and then the southern part.

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Drenthe

Drenthe

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Drenthe is a province of the Netherlands located in the northeastern part of the country. The oldest remains of settlements in Holland were found in this province: the mysterious hune beds. But Drenthe also boasts varied natural landscapes: peat swamps, heathlands, and sand drifts. In short, Drenthe is well worth a visit.

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