1. Netherlands
  2. Zeeland
  3. Kuitaart (Hulst)
  4. Boerderij het Klein Hoefken
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Boerderij het Klein Hoefken

Location and atmosphere

This mixed farm in de province Zeeland dates from 1786. On the grounds there is a shed of about 230 years old, that maybe replaced on of these days. The farm of 22 ha is moving to organic management. There is a varied livestock and at the farmhouse there are eggs, potatoes, meat and wool for sale. There is a piece of land of organic vegetables, herbs and flowers. The farm is a care farm too. In the holiday you can ‘purchase’ care for a child or an adult.

Facillities

You can come camping on a simple site, where there are pitches for ten tents and five caravans and campers. There are open and more sheltered spots. For children there is a sandbox and a swing in a tree. When the animals are cared for children are allowed to come along. There is a labyrinth in the garden. You can get a tour around the farm, if desired with a theme. You can also follow herb courses in which you learn how to use first aid herbs and how to prepare herbal oil and vinegar.

Surroundings and activities

The open dike landscape in the surroundings is well fit for bicycle tours; the Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe is located on 7 km. In the water-collection area Sint Jansteen-Clinge you can cycle as well as walk. The Grenslandpad (long distance walking path) runs along the farm. You can walk over the town ramparts of Hulst, climb the tower, make a city walk or sail in a kayak on the Vest. The Belgian towns Antwerp, Ghent, Catzand and Bruges offer countless opportunities of culture, shopping and going out. In Paal you'll find biodynamic restaurant Kint & Co, which is supplied with vegetables by Klein Hoefken. There is also a small port In the village Paal.

General information

Opening times accommodationyear roundOpening times campsiteyear roundReservationNot necessary, but desirable

Languages spoken

German, French, Italian, Dutch, English

Farm camping

Accommodation for rent (such as a cabin, tent, yurt, gypsy wagon, trailer or caravan) etc.1Total number of pitches15Number of tent pitches10Prices on request

Food

Sales of own produceBreakfast€ 8,50Dinner€ 17,50Distance to supermarket6 kmDistance to restaurants6 km

Facilities

Campfire/barbecue

Guided excursions in the surroundings

Tours of the farm

Participation in daily farm-activities possible

Workshops and courses

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Bicycles for rent

Marked trails

Guided nature tours

Horseriding

Open-air swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Tennis court

Children

Small live stock for children

Playground

Highchair

Cot

Special target groups

Working on the farm (in exchange for board and lodging) possible

(Partially) wheelchair accessible (ramp, doorsteps, stairlift, elevator, etc.)

Pets allowed if agreed upon

Landscape characteristics

Height above sea level (in meters)-1

Farm production

A full-time farm

Small, traditional and ecological farm

Horticulture, Arable farming, Stock breeding

Route description

Nearest cityGoesNearest villageLamswaarde