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Beautiful piece of nature near a nature reserve.

4.88 (25 reviews) Verified Sint Lenaarts, Vlaanderen, Belgium #s004106

Ways to spend the night

  • Tent

  • Van

About this campspace

Quiet, charming place on an old fishing pond, situated on the Schoten-Dessel Canal where cycling is beautiful. Westmalle Abbey is also within walking or cycling distance. Located next to the nature reserve Kooldries-Hoofsweer, ideal for a morning or evening walk. There is also a ping pong table under a shelter for rainy days, a hammock for quiet reading or doing nothing;) and a kub game. Noorderkempen station at 4,7km. Dry toilet provided. Waste can be left behind (sorted of course), drinking water can be refilled, also the possibility to use camping shower (in the wild or) by appointment. We all ask a small contribution for this. Welcome everyone.

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Your host

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Stay warm & dry πŸ‚πŸ”₯

  • Fire basket

About this campspace

Quiet, charming place on an old fishing pond, situated on the Schoten-Dessel Canal where cycling is beautiful. Westmalle Abbey is also within walking or cycling distance. Located next to the nature reserve Kooldries-Hoofsweer, ideal for a morning or evening walk. There is also a ping pong table under a shelter for rainy days, a hammock for quiet reading or doing nothing;) and a kub game. Noorderkempen station at 4,7km. Dry toilet provided. Waste can be left behind (sorted of course), drinking water can be refilled, also the possibility to use camping shower (in the wild or) by appointment. We all ask a small contribution for this. Welcome everyone.

Stay warm & dry πŸ‚πŸ”₯

  • Fire basket
    Available for all guests

Food and drink

  • Gas stove

Comfort & Fun

  • Fire basket

  • Sports and games gear

Sanitation

  • Toilet

Electricity

  • Phone charging station

Seating area

  • Picnic table

Available pitch types

Select check-in and check-out dates to see available pitches.

Camping spot for tent, van or van.

Bring your own
  • Tent

  • Van

from € 21.00 per night
Max. people
4 persons
Pitches
1 pitch

Camping spot for tent, van or van.

  • Tent

    With your Tent

  • Van

    With your Van

Check-in between: To be agreed

Check-out between: To be agreed

Can guests place their tent/van wherever they wish? no

Min. number of nights: 1

Child price applies from this age: 0

Child price applies to this age: 18

Min. number of days that can be booked in advance: 1

Surface

  • Grass

Cancellation Policy

Guests who cancel at least 30 days before check-in date will receive a refund of the amount paid by them (excl. Campspace fees). If they cancel between 14 and 30 days before check-in, they will receive a 50% refund. Otherwise they will not be refunded.

Rules

Pets are allowed after consultation. No night noise. Respect for nature. Fire is allowed in 1 designated place and not if it is too dry. Waste can be left sorted for a fee. We live nearby, it may be that my husband is walking around somewhere while he is spotting insects or birds. ;-) (This is actually the intention of this piece of land) Of course with respect for each other!

Pets allowed: no

Max. people
4 persons
Pitches
1 pitch

Your host, Tom

4.88 (25 reviews)

Acceptance rate: 90%

Response time: slowly

We are a family of 4, nature lovers ourselves, and would like to let people enjoy this piece of nature. Welcome!

Tips

  • To enjoy! Many beautiful cycling and walking routes nearby!

  • Kayaking and subing can be done on the Vaart, inflatable sub provided.

Reviews

Sigrid

Tell us about your experience
Great place! Ideal to get away from it all and get back to basics without having to travel far.

How was the contact with the host?
Very smooth contact

September 2023 · Translated from dutch

Gertjan

Tell us about your experience
What a fantastically beautiful place! We enjoyed the feeling of wild camping. The frogs and coots provided a pleasant background noise.
A stone's throw from a nature reserve, super!

How was the contact with the host?
Friendly host. The contact went smoothly.

Tips for new guests?
Bring something against the mosquitoes. And a few dry pieces of wood for a fire.

August 2023 · Translated from dutch

Wolfgang

Tell us about your experience
GREAT !!!

June 2023 · Translated from dutch

Host Tom has responded

Thank you!

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Karsten

Tell us about your experience
We enjoyed the peaceful nature. This is a blissful place to get away from it all.

How was the contact with the host?
The contact went smoothly and everything was clear.

Tips for new guests?
Be sure to bring something against mosquitoes and if you are not a sound sleeper, earplugs could certainly be useful. The frogs from the pond like to give a concert at night.

June 2023 · Translated from dutch

willem

Tell us about your experience
Cozy place in nature. Not far from the village center, station, ... but completely in the green!

How was the contact with the host?
Well, everything was clear and people were very helpful.

Tips for new guests?
Recommended!

May 2023 · Translated from dutch

Coert

Tell us about your experience
A private spot on the pond with fire pit and bird concerts in the morning. Ideal for an extensive break from nothing at all. Feels like wild camping, but with permission. Including toilet and ping pong table.

How was the contact with the host?
Tom was very friendly and flexible, and quick to respond.

Tips for new guests?
Take a walk through the adjacent nature reserve 'De Kooldries' and try to spot crested newts or dwarf catfish. We didn't succeed :) And don't forget to bring some extra drinking water + some wood for a fire.

August 2022 · Translated from dutch

Jeffry

Tell us about your experience
What a wonderful spot. Quiet, relaxing and a little shack to stay dry if you need to.

How was the contact with the host?
Perfect!

Tips for new guests?
Go for a hike in nearby Kooldries.

November 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Tom has responded

Thanks, always welcome!

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Alina en Nick

Tell us about your experience
Just nice and quiet, exactly what we wanted. A beautiful vast meadow with many sheep which are also curious :) We only stayed 1 night, on our way to Slovenia.

How was the contact with the host?
We received a very warm welcome and had a tour of Manfred's gallery, he makes beautiful images!

Tips for new guests?
Just enjoy :) We had a beautiful rainbow after a shower :)

October 2022 · Translated from dutch

Claes

Tell us about your experience
The spot was surprisingly secluded by a pond at the end of a small dirt road. It is great if you are into bird spotting.

How was the contact with the host?
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Tips for new guests?
As others have mentioned, the dirt road is a bit narrow and there is not that much room to turn around at the camp spot. We have VW California and it was fine though.

September 2022

Host Tom has responded

Thanks! Lovely that you liked it!

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Siemen

August 2022

Jantine

Tell us about your experience
Very nice, place for us alone. Neat toilet!
And wonderfully surrounded by nature including insects. ☺️
It was also very nice that we could play ping pong!

How was the contact with the host?
Fine

Tips for new guests?
Bring some wood and something against the mosquitoes!

July 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Tom has responded

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jesse

Tell us about your experience
Idyllic spot and great for our one night stop over! The town is close for getting supplies but once your by the pond you feel secluded and relaxed! Highly recommend and will be back!

How was the contact with the host?
Quick and friendly!

July 2022

Jean-Philippe

August 2021

Selke

Tell us about your experience
Surprising place with a lot of freedom in which you can immerse yourself in nature.

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

Scout Merel About the scout program

Tell us about your experience
We enjoyed this Campspace with the Skootra camping scooters. A beautiful place where you can enjoy nature and a homemade campfire in peace. In the evening we even spotted a deer and a fox. There is also a nice covered area where you can play a game of table tennis.

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

lotte

Tell us about your experience
Beautiful piece of nature, nicely furnished with ping pong table etc.
Blissful experience!

How was the contact with the host?
Friendly welcome

August 2021 · Translated from dutch

Isabelle

Tell us about your experience
Very nice place, only the gate of 2.50 meters was too narrow for our camper of 2.37 m and no possibility to turn on the spot itself. The host was super friendly and referred us to a nice spot nearby and several campsites. So it turned out to be a beautiful evening.

Tips for new guests?
Ideal for tent!

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

Lieve

Tell us about your experience
It was such a cosy and beautiful place! All alone in nature!

How was the contact with the host?
We arrived pretty last minute and everything went fine. So all good!

July 2021

Raissa

Tell us about your experience
Very nice piece of nature. Large lake to walk around, quiet location and spotted a hedgehog! It was raining very hard, but there was a shelter to shelter under with a ping pong table and blankets. Very much worth the effort!

How was the contact with the host?
Friendly welcomes and easy to reach via text message.

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

Lucy

Tell us about your experience
The host was helpful and responsive. When we arrived, we had a friendly, quick welcome and were then left to enjoy the space by ourselves. Lovely location, beautiful spot next to a lake. Busy farm nearby which kept the children entertained with the big farm vehicles!

May 2021

David

Tell us about your experience
The terrain is ideal for getting rid of your van, car and tents. The veranda is rather an old canteen of the former fishing club. This is very spacious and ideal for shelter during the rain or a snack to eat. The busy paved road nearby and the highway, a little further, are audible. In the evening the sound of the paved road disappears, but you can still hear the highway.
The toilet was all you need. From the location you can take beautiful walks in the adjacent nature reserve or further explore the beautiful region.
If you are looking for 100% peace and quiet in a secluded forest, this is not for you. Would you like to relax in the green without being completely cut off from civilization? Supermarkets, bakery and chip shop within a radius of 2 km.
Tom and his wife were also extremely friendly and helpful! We will definitely do this again in the summer when everything has grown nicely. Hopefully the groundwater will rise again so that the pond will fill up again.

January 2021 · Translated from dutch

Ward

Tell us about your experience
We really enjoyed a weekend of rest at the idyllic fishing pond and the beautiful nature, with the Kooldries-Hoofsweer nature reserve just around the corner. There is a handy roof with hammock and table tennis table, dry toilet, and the possibility to make a fire. Tom and his wife are very hospitable and helpful, communication went very smoothly. Also a good base for cycling trips. Highly recommended on every level!

July 2020

Milou

Tell us about your experience
Wonderful place to relax! Unfortunately, the natural shower was not present, but still enjoyed it very much.

How was the contact with the host?
Tom is a very friendly host.

May 2023 · Translated from dutch

Ron

Tell us about your experience
Beautiful remote place, it's almost wild camping in the long grass with the birds and frogs. I had this paradise all to myself and enjoyed it wonderfully at my campfire. The wooden toilet provides a little extra luxury, fortunately I did not need the shelter to hide under. Unfortunately, it is not quiet: the farmer next door was busy with large agricultural vehicles until late in the evening and you always hear quite some car traffic at a distance.

How was the contact with the host?
The host was not present (even a weekend away) and not very easy to reach by phone, but in the end she helped me well from a distance.

Tips for new guests?
There is no electricity and no drinking water on the site itself.

May 2023 · Translated from dutch

Host Tom has responded

Thank you for your comment, glad you enjoyed it!

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Matthijs

September 2022

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Surroundings

What you can find in the area
  • River or stream

  • Urban area

  • Forest

Ways to spend the day
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    Hiking

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    Cycling

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    Horseback riding

What you can find in the area

  • River or stream

  • Urban area

  • Forest

Ways to spend the day

  • Hiking

  • Cycling

  • Horseback riding

  • Sightseeing

  • Wildlife watching

  • Canoeing or kayaking

  • Fishing

  • Making a campfire

Sustainability

  • Waste separation

  • Organic cleaning products

  • Water-saving measures

Dry toilet.

Additional info

Cancellation Policy

Guests who cancel at least 30 days before check-in date will receive a refund of the amount paid by them (excl. Campspace fees). If they cancel between 14 and 30 days before check-in, they will receive a 50% refund. Otherwise they will not be refunded.

Rules

Pets are allowed after consultation. No night noise. Respect for nature. Fire is allowed in 1 designated place and not if it is too dry. Waste can be left sorted for a fee. We live nearby, it may be that my husband is walking around somewhere while he is spotting insects or birds. ;-) (This is actually the intention of this piece of land) Of course with respect for each other!


Checking in and out

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

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