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Netherlands literally means 'lower countries' in reference to its low elevation and flat topography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding 1 metre (3 ft 3 in) above sea level, and nearly 17% falling below sea level. Most of the areas below sea level, known as polders, are the result of land reclamation that began in the 16th century.

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't Mirnser Klif

The Mirnser Klif is a boulder clay ridge in the Frisian region of Gaasterland south of the place Mirns. The reef was created during the Saalian by advancing land ice and formed a natural sea ​​defense against the water of the Zuiderzee and now still against the water of the IJsselmeer . The average height is 2.50 meters above sea level.

't Roegwold

't Roegwold has been an artificially constructed nature reserve in the municipalities of Midden-Groningen and (for a small part) Appingedam in the area of ​​the Hunze en Aa's water board in the low-lying area of Duurswold in the Dutch province of Groningen . The area is managed by Staatsbosbeheer .


The Aekingerzand is a vast area of sand drifts that is part of the Drents-Friese Wold National Park . The Aekingerzand is located near Appelscha in the border area of ​​the provinces of Drenthe and Friesland. Areas with drifting sand are relatively rare in the Netherlands. The Aekingerzand is one of those areas. On the edge of the area is a watchtower, which was built in 1995 by students of the Special Youth Work.


The Golfclub Almeerderhout has been a club where golfers, whether as a family or not, have come together for about thirty years to play golf, have fun and enjoy peace and quiet. In a beautiful area near the Gooi, just over the Stichtse bridge towards Almere. Golfers, parents, children and grandparents feel at home here in serene tranquility.

Ameland Nature Center

Ameland Nature Center is a nature museum in Nes on the Wadden Island of Ameland in the Dutch province of Friesland. The museum was founded in 1972 and has been located in Nes since 1989. The nature museum has had a zoo permit since 10 November 2004 . In 2009 the museum was housed in a new building with a watchtower.


Oud-Amelisweerd is a country estate and knight 's court town near Bunnik in the Dutch province of Utrecht . Together with the coach house and the garden, it forms the Historic Buitenplaats Oud-Amelisweerd complex. Together with Nieuw-Amelisweerd it forms the Amelisweerd estates. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many things to see and do here.

Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

The Amsterdam–Rhine Canal is a canal in the Netherlands that was built to connect the port and capital city of Amsterdam to the main shipping artery of the Rhine. Its course follows a generally southeasterly direction as it goes through the city of Utrecht towards Wijk bij Duurstede where it intersects the Lek branch of the Rhine and then continues on to the river Waal near Tiel, with a branch, the Lek Canal, to the Lek near Nieuwegein.

Arboretum Poort Bulten

Arboretum Poort Bulten is an arboretum near the village of De Lutte in Twente . The arboretum has an area of ​​19 ha , of which approximately 10 ha is occupied by a forest strip and a pool landscape. The park also houses a large collection of boulders found on the route of the nearby A1 motorway. More than 1000 different types of trees and shrubs grow in the Poort Bulten arboretum.

Arboretum trompenburg

Trompenburg Arboretum is a tree and plant garden on the Honingerdijk in the South Holland city of Rotterdam . The park covers an area of ​​eight hectares . The park contains approximately 4000 different species of trees, shrubs and perennials. A new entrance building was opened in 1996. Due to its design, the former country estate gives the visitor the impression of a walking park rather than a 'collection of trees'. Trompenburg is affiliated with the Dutch Association of Botanical Gardens .

Bargerveen Nature Reserve

Bargerveen Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in the Dutch province of Drenthe that has been included in the Natura 2000 ecological network. The reserve consists of stretches of peat bogs, moors and heaths with expanses of water and wetlands. The area sees a tremendous variety of fauna, especially birds and is, therefore designated a special protection area under the decree of the European Union Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds.

Beginpunt N70 Natuurwandelroute

The Nature Walk N70 is a walking route in the towns of Beek , Ubbergen and Berg en Dal near Nijmegen. The abbreviation N70 refers to the Nature Conservation Year 1970 established by the European Council , as a result of which this route was plotted. The traditional starting point is in the middle, at hotel 't Spijker. But you can also start at other points along the route.

BillyBird Park Hemelrijk

BillyBird Park Hemelrijk is a large playground and recreational lake , expanded with various amusement park - like attractions . The park is located in Volkel , municipality of Maashorst , North Brabant . The park is built on the north side of a lake which is also called Hemelrijk. The park is built almost entirely around a beach pool. A large part of the attractions and playgrounds can be found outside. A smaller number of attractions can be found inside.


Boerskotten is a nature reserve of approximately 133 hectares. Boerskotten was purchased in 1984 by the Natuurmonumenten association . During the construction of the A1, objections arose from nature and environmental organizations, because this highway was built right through the nature reserve. Both parts are connected by means of wildlife tunnels and an ecoduct . There are also connections with adjacent nature reserves such as De Snippert and the Duivelshof.


Bornia is part of a nature reserve that consists of three parts; Heidestein , Bornia and Noordhout , which are located from west to east respectively. Together this forms an area of ​​642 ha, the largest continuous area of ​​the Utrecht Landscape , of which Bornia is the largest with 289 ha. Bornia is located between Zeist , Austerlitz and Driebergen-Rijsenburg in the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug . The A12 forms the southern boundary for the nature reserve.

Boschplaat, Terschelling

De Boschplaat is a nature reserve on the east side of the Dutch Wadden island of Terschelling . It measures approximately 10 by 5 kilometers and has been managed by Staatsbosbeheer since 1910 . The area has been awarded the European Diploma in Nature Management since 1970. The adjacent beach at the Boschplaat is really beautiful. We personally think this is the most beautiful piece of sandy beach on Terschelling. The beach is very wide and during our walk we hardly encountered any other people.

Bossche Broek

The Bossche Broek is a nature reserve of 202 ha southeast of 's-Hertogenbosch in the valley of the Dommel , in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is characterized by moderately nutrient-rich wet grasslands, partly in use as pasture, partly in hay meadow. In addition, there are many locks and a small wheel.

Boswachterij Gees

De Boswachterij Gees is a 1600 ha nature reserve northwest of Gees in the province of Drenthe .The area is best known for the pingo ruin Mekelermeer and the heath on the cover sand ridge with the name Hooge Stoep. This name refers to its high location in relation to the surrounding land. Sometimes the forest as a whole is also indicated by it. The area is connected with the Mantingerveld and further on the Dwingelderveld.


The Braakman is a former inlet of the Western Scheldt in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen , near the villages of Biervliet and Hoek in the municipality of Terneuzen , in the Dutch province of Zeeland . For a long time, the water formed a natural barrier between East and West Zeeland Flanders .


An approximately 600 hectare nature reserve of the Vereniging Natuurmonumenten ; this concerns in particular the so-called Schrieversheide. On the other hand, this is also the name for the approximately 1800 hectare recreational area in which this nature reserve is located. The recreation area 'Brunssummerheide' is located in the province of Limburg , in the southeast of the municipality of Brunssum and adjacent municipalities of Heerlen and Landgraaf.


De Bruuk is a nature reserve of approximately 100 ha between Breedeweg and De Horst in the municipality of Berg en Dal on the border with Germany .De Bruuk is a swamp area that is fed by seepage water from the surrounding hills. It partly consists of blue grassland and is therefore protected as a Natura 2000 area. The area is owned by Staatsbosbeheer and private individuals. De Leigraaf runs through the area.

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