1. Netherlands
  2. Friesland
  3. Droegeham (Achtkarspelen)
  4. L(og)eer Boerderij Hamster Mieden
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L(og)eer Boerderij Hamster Mieden

Location and atmosphere

At the educational cattle and nature farm Hamster Mieden the essential theme is learning to appreciate animals and nature. This is possible in an adventurous way by participating in the care of the flora and fauna in and around the farm and the nature reserve Hamster Mieden. Several programmes are offered to groups by qualified and experienced teachers, in cooperation with IVN* and Staatsbosbeheer*. The accommodation is not only fit for individual guests, it is particularly fit for school groups. The farm offers complete arrangements with educative programmes about nature and environment. The farm has been built nature, environment and animal friendly. The roof is made of grass and the walls of straw and loam. The electricity and hot water are generated by solar panels and the waste water is filtered. It is possible to help with the farmwork for board and lodging.


For rent are five rooms for two till eight persons in the former cowshed. The rooms have communal sanitary facilities and their is a common room. You can make use of the kitchen but full board is also possible. In the farmyard there are pitches for some tents in the summer season.

Surroundings and activities

Around the accommodation is nature reserve Drogehamster Mieden. In the surroundings there are several walking routes. Also, you can take part in various excursions. Natural swimming water is nearby. You can go for a ride on horseback, on a bicycle (rental possibility) or do water sports in the nearby surroundings. * IVN = Organisation for Nature and Environmental Education * Staatsbosbeheer = Dutch Forestry Commission

General information

Opening times accommodationyear roundOpening times campsite01-06 t/m 01-10ReservationNecessary during whole year

Languages spoken

German, Dutch, English

Group accommodation

Number of persons40Number of rooms5Please bring your own bed linenPlease bring your own sleeping bagPlease bring your own towelsPrices on request

Farm camping

Total number of pitches4Number of tent pitches4Prices on request


Sales of own produceDistance to supermarket1 kmDistance to restaurants8 km




Facilities for playing outside

Guided excursions in the surroundings

Tours of the farm

Participation in daily farm-activities possible

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Bicycles for rent

Guided nature tours




Open-air swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Tennis court


Small live stock for children


Special target groups

not allowed to smoke in the rooms

Pets allowed if agreed upon

Landscape characteristics

Height above sea level (in meters)2

Farm production

A part-time farm

Organic or biodynamic farm

Pastural agriculture, Stock breeding

Route description

Nearest cityDrachtenNearest villageDrogeham