1. Netherlands
  2. Noord-Holland
  3. Driehuizen (Schermer)
  4. Camping Natuurlijk Genoegen
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Camping Natuurlijk Genoegen

Location and atmosphere

This biodynamic cattle farm is situated in ‘De Schermer’, one of the oldest polders of the Netherlands. At this farm they work as environmental friendly as possible when it comes to protecting nature, taking care of the animals and food-production. Since 2005 the farm is the proud owner of the Demeter-certificate, the Dutch label for biodynamic farming. The farm owns 110 cows (young cattle inclusive), 100 sheep and 30 chicken.

Facillities

The camping-area of 0,3 ha is next to the farm and is surrounded by a hedge and by trees. There are 15 pitches for tents and caravans. The renewed sanitary facilities are situated in the roofed-in barn at the edge of the campsite. There is a recreation room containing a table-tennis table for rainy days. There is a chalet for rent for two to four persons. There is also a shop where organic products are for sale, like milk, eggs, beef and lamb. The shop is open daily for camping-guests.

Surroundings and activities

In the surroundings you can make various cycletours in the old polders. If you like you can visit a number of mills and ancient pumping stations with antique steampumps. Also there are plenty of possibilities for canoeing and going by boat. You can make a trip by whisper boat through nature reserve De Eilandspolder. The camping is centrally located; the cities of Alkmaar, Hoorn, Purmerend and Amsterdam offer countless possibilities for going out.

General information

Opening times accommodation01-04 t/m 31-10

Languages spoken

German, Dutch, English

Farm camping

Total number of pitches20Price tent per night€ 16,50Price caravan/camper per night€ 16,50

Food

Sales of own produceDistance to supermarket3.5 kmDistance to restaurants1 km

Facilities

Facilities for playing outside

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Bicycles for rent

Marked trails

Guided nature tours

Windsurfing

Sailing

Boatrent

Open-air swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Tennis court

Children

Playground

Special target groups

Pets allowed

Landscape characteristics

Height above sea level (in meters)-4

Farm production

A full-time farm

Organic or biodynamic farm

Pastural agriculture, Stock breeding

Route description

Nearest cityAlkmaar
Nearest village