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Biodynamic garden on the Markermeer - camping & accommodations

5.00 (3 reviews) Verified Venhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands

About this campspace #s005027

Your host

Alicia

Our campspace is an organic market garden with a nature campsite in the West Frisian village of Venhuizen, near the IJsselmeerdijk between Hoorn and Enkhuizen. A nice place where you can do whatever you want. You can pitch your tent, caravan or motorhome on one of the spacious pitches on our overgrown mini campsite, in peace and in the middle of the greenery. No own camping equipment? No problem, there are various accommodations for rent, such as a retro caravan with an unobstructed view or a pipowagen between the cherry and plum trees.

Organic vegetables & fruit
We sell organic products, including vegetables, fruits, jams and eggs (depending on the harvest in season). You can also experience this campspace yourself by walking around and letting your senses do the work. Take a basket with you, smell, feel and taste and pick your own vegetables, fruit or herbs.
There are various play equipment for the children, such as a playhouse, trampoline, slides, sandpit and various go-karts and tractors. Prefer the water? We have two pedal boats, a boat and a canoe for rent. Many chickens and roosters live on the market garden, but also two horses, cats (to cuddle with), dogs and of course many species of birds and insects.

Biodynamic garden
Our campspace is and remains a garden in development, step by step we work on realizing our ideas. That takes time, money and energy. But the energy we put into it is positive energy and we get it back twice from the garden. Would you like to help in the garden, for an hour, day or regularly? Be welcome!

We strive for biodynamic horticulture based on strengthening natural growth with attention to soil fertility and diversity in the cultivation of crops. We see nature as a connected whole, in which the influence of, among other things, the climate, soil fertility, water pollution, biodiversity and air quality are partly decisive. That also means that it is not a 'tight and tidy' campsite. The garden is overgrown and weeds and weeds are deliberately grown for optimal soil fertility and biodiversity. The bush is a place for special plants and insects. Roland (the owner) is happy to tell you more about biodynamic horticulture.

Surroundings
Enjoy the peace and quiet, between the greenery, agriculture and the panoramic view. Our campsite is 800 m from the Markermeer, with two beaches. The depth of the water is about 1 meter up to a few hundred meters, which is ideal for children, and so the water temperature is just a few degrees more. The historic town of Enkhuizen is 6 km away with, among other things, the Zuiderzee Museum, Fairytale Wonderland, 'Kindervreugd' playground and the ferry to Stavoren and Urk.
VOC city Hoorn is 11 km and Medemblik 18 km away.
Various shops can be found in both Venhuizen and Bovenkarspel, both within 3 km of the TuinGoed.
In Venhuizen/Hem there is also a nice outdoor swimming pool: 't Hemmerven and bicycle rental.
Naturally, the area is perfect for walking and cycling along the dike and through the beautiful polder landscape. Camping het TuinGoed is located directly on the popular LF cycling and walking route; the Zuiderzee route.

A stay at our campspace is suitable for everyone.

Space for

  • Tents
  • Caravan
  • Vans
  • Provided accommodation

Facilities

  • Drinking water
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Pets allowed
  • Campfire possible
  • BBQ
  • Picnic table
  • Electricity
  • Phone charge
  • Gas (stove)
  • Sportsgear
  • RV Sanitation
  • RV Hookup
  • Hot water
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Things to do in the area

  • TIP Walk or cycle along the dike and take a refreshing dip at beautiful beaches
  • TIP Visit historic cities Hoorn and Enkhuizenhuizen
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Boating
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Sightseeing

Your host, Alicia

5.00 (3 reviews)

Reviews

koosje

Tell us about your experience
Super nice place! beautiful piece of land and everything you need is available. Delicious fresh eggs from the chickens. Tasty jams and vegetables from the garden. We will be camping here a lot more often!! For the children, playgrounds, go-karts, trampoline. You can also rent a boat there.

Thank you Roland for the nice overnight stay!

July 2021 · Translated from

Scout Carlo About the scout program

Tell us about your experience
We had a nice stay at this campsite. Don't expect perfectly raked terrain with marked out areas. Opposite this is a campsite where nature has free rein again and where you can really enjoy the outdoors. By the way, young people work on the site who work under supervision in the vegetable garden, which is certainly a nice daytime activity for them.
The campsite is still under development and needs some attention here and there, but we are working hard on that. There are a number of permanent places on the site with creative accommodations such as a tiny house, vintage truck, yurt and retro caravans. There are chickens and horses scattered around the campsite. There is also a small 'shop' where you can buy organic vegetables/fruit of the season.

July 2021 · Translated from

Veronika

Tell us about your experience
This camping space is close to the Ijsselmeer which made it possible for us to walk to the nearby shore and enjoy the sun. The campsite itself was "cozy" and green with lots of farm animals to be found. The wild animals, like frogs and ducks could be heard if you listened closely. A perfect place, if you are looking for something to relax in nature and calmness.

How was the contact with the host?
Communication with the host went well. We booked our stay spontaneously and called the host after booking. OUr call was answered and our booking assured quickly. The information on how to get there and what to do once we arrived was clear and we were welcomed kindly.

Tips for new guests?
My tips for future guests would be to be aware of the showering time slots to be able to access warm water and to simply enjoy your stay!

June 2021

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Rules

You use the sanitary facilities of the campsite.

Paper, plastic, food scraps and glass are collected separately. In order to burden the environment as little as possible, we ask for your cooperation in limiting water use and separating waste.

No possibility to empty a chemical toilet.

Checking in and out

Check-in between: To be agreed
Check-out between: To be agreed

Camping spot

Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

Gypsy wagon

Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

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Camping spot

Tents Caravan Vans
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21
Max. people
8 ×
Pitches
20

Spacious camping spot in peace and in the middle of the greenery. Choose a place where you feel good and comfortable.

  • Drinking water
  • RV Sanitation
  • Pets allowed
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Hot water
  • Electricity
  • Campfire possible

Minimum number of nights: 1
Maximum number of nights: 30
Child price applies from this age: 3
Children's price up to this age: 12
Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

from €20.22 per night

Gypsy wagon

Provided accommodation

Photos
8
Max. people
2 ×
Pitches
1

Nice gypsy wagon for two people. Unique and cozy pipowagen / construction shed, equipped with a lovely double bed, a seating area inside and outside, simple (outdoor) kitchen, a small fridge and storage space.
The outside is still under construction, but inside it has been refurbished and pimped.

  • Picnic table
  • Electricity
  • Campfire possible
  • Gas (stove)

Minimum number of nights: 2
Maximum number of nights: 30
Child price applies from this age: 0
Children's price up to this age: 0
Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

from €45.00 per night

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