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Romantic stay in a retro caravan in a special place

Harro
Drouwenerveen, Drenthe, Netherlands
Verified
2 persons

About this campspace #s002283

** Winter facilities: campfire, hot water, hot shower, shelter, covered kitchen and heating in accommodation **

A nice place with a lot of privacy! In the large natural garden is a two-person retro caravan that you can rent if you want to camp, but don't want to bring a tent. The caravan is equipped with a double bed, all basic amenities such as bed linen and towels, a kitchenette and a stove. There is a sun awning in front of the caravan.
Inside there is a toilet, a shower and a sink.

In 2001 we started developing a food forest on our site of approximately 2 ha. The forest is now growing rapidly and offers space for intimate places to stay or camp.
So there is plenty of room for placing several tents without it bothering others.

The location is at the foot of the Hondsrug in Drenthe and is an ideal starting point for a large number of nice excursions, beautiful walks or cycling trips. Guests are allowed to use the entire site and, if they like, make a fire on the fire pit in the evening.

This place has a lot to offer for guests who want to respect nature and others.

NB: The minimum stay is 2 nights!

Space for

  • Caravan on site

Available yes or no

  • Drinking water
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Pets allowed
  • Campfire possible
  • Picnic table
  • Electricity
  • Gas (stove) / BBW
  • Sportsgear
  • RV Sanitation
  • RV Hookup
  • Hot water

Things to do in the area

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Sightseeing
  • Visit the Hunebedcentrum in Borger; recommended!
  • The silence and tranquility here is refreshing!

Meet Harro, your host

I have been living in Drouwenerveen Drenthe since 2001. There we have a rural house on a large piece of land of about 2 ha, which I have been developing over the years into a food forest.
I enjoy being active in nature and with this beautiful place and I enjoy sharing it with our guests.
In addition to an indoor B&B, I rent out two retro caravans and a few camping spots on the camping field in the middle of this area. Finally, we have some special "off grid" spots for campers who like to be a bit remote and enjoy simple camping.
Host is verified by Campspace

14 reviews

Marije recommends this campspace

We had such a nice stay here! Harro and Anke are warm people who will do anything to make your stay as best as possible for you. We felt very welcome and enjoyed both a night in our own tent and our stay in their cosy, retro caravan. Waking up grumpy is simply impossible between those retro, colourful curtains! It was very special to us to see how these hosts truly share what they have: we could set up our tent anywhere we wanted, borrow bikes, harvest from their garden… but they also respectfully left us alone so we could enjoy time together, the peace and quietness of the site and the beautiful surroundings. The harmonious, small-scale character of this spot is truly unique. Go experience it for yourself!

Paulien recommends this campspace

If you are looking for the cutest place to stay in Drenthe; you found it! This caravan is just amazing. It’s situated in Harro’s amazing garden, a perfect place to slow down and enjoy being surrounded by nature. Inside, it has a cosy sitting area, a comfy bed and a tiny (but completely equipped) kitchen. The caravan is far from new, but in excellent and clean state. There is a table with benches for outdoors diner and you can go for a nice walk in the large garden full of fruit trees, wild flowers and insects. The bathroom and toilet are in the shed, also in perfect condition. Your host can tell you about all the nice things to explore in this area; Drouwenerzand, large forests and heather fields, the ‘boomkroonpath’ (a path through the tops of the trees),etc. It’s a perfect place to start hikes, bike rides and road trips, followed by a quiet evening in the garden

Daniëlle recommends this campspace

We really enjoyed staying with Harro. We were warmly received and there are good rules to keep it safe for everyone during Corona time. Beautiful environment which we discovered on our paddle boards. The site is well maintained and you are sheltered between beautiful surroundings. We would like to come back again.

Christine recommends this campspace

The host was very friendly and welcoming. The location was very nice and well maintained. It was our first time to use Campspace and we are now big fans of the concept. We can highly recommend this location and we will definitely come back here

Ryk recommends this campspace

Last week I stayed a night at Harro’s Campspace. I had an “off-grid” spot all to myself (because of Corona the compost toilets cannot be shared, so there was only room for two “off-gridders”). So nice and quiet! Harro was extremely friendly, showed me my spot and just left me alone, although he said that I could always come if I had any questions. Did not see him again until the next morning when waving goodbye. So top, exactly what you want! The terrain is beautiful and playfully arranged with different heights of grass, all kinds of trees and bushes. Not an even football field, very nice! After a day of bike packing you can easily spend a night here. In the evening there is also plenty of opportunity to walk in the beautiful surroundings, and in the morning (very) early you will be treated to a musical concert by the thousands of birds in the nearby forest. Behind the campsite (and therefore fairly close to my spot), there is a road. It’s a back road where maybe one car drives by every half hour. I did not experience this as disturbing, even at night. Really recommended!

Chris recommends this campspace

What a beautiful quiet place in Drouernerveen deep in Drenthe. Harro received us kindly and immediately showed us the spacious garden and facilities. The green garden, surrounded by tall trees, is sun-drenched and has many intimate areas in the shade for romantic and peaceful enjoyment of the surroundings. Harro said we could pitch our tent anywhere we wanted. We could use the refrigerator and the sanitary facilities and we could also separate the waste there. What a nice place. We will definitely come back here!

Mieke recommends this campspace

I first stayed at Harro’s. That was a very nice place among the beautiful vegetation (plants). Dragonflies and birds in abundance. Very much enjoyed it

Arnold recommends this campspace

We stayed here one night with a tent on the bike. We were warmly received and informed about the rules during Corona. We were also shown around the site. What beautiful terrain. We were allowed to put up our tent wherever we wanted. Wonderful to wake up in the morning with those wonderful nature sounds around you. Especially the various species of birds. Highly recommended, we will visit again.

Dorine recommends this campspace

Camping in the Netherlands has taken on a new dimension for us. A great place in a great province. The space of the campsite, the peace and simplicity have given us a wonderful weekend. Harro is a pleasant host, easily accessible and gave us that free feeling that we were looking for

Madelon recommends this campspace

We decided to have a short three day holiday at Harro’s Campspace. Hosts Harro and Anke are very friendly and welcoming. ??The garden is wonderful, spacious and beautifully arranged. The Forest Garden is slowly growing with new vegetation. ??In the evening and in the early morning you are greeted by a variety of bird songs. And we were lucky enough to be greeted by a nice cat taking a stroll. For walking enthusiasts we recommend visiting Het Boomkroonpad (different walking distances) and Drouwenerzand. Our stay was wonderful, quiet and relaxed. Just what we needed.

Jan recommends this campspace

We experienced camping at Harro’s as a fun adventure. Is it just using the hudo (#doyouneedaholeintheground). Harro has created a beautiful place in his food forest. We were welcomed and shown around; nice to see how enthusiastically he talked about the area. There may also have been a deer roaming around. Unfortunately, we did not see it, but that should not spoil the fun because you are surrounded by greenery on all sides. And what could be better than waking up in the morning from an orchestra of birds. You call this enjoyment in its purest form. Do you still have doubts? Take it from me, you won’t regret it.

Charlie recommends this campspace

It was very good at Harro’s. He is very hospitable and has a beautiful place. We will go there again!

andrew recommends this campspace

I found the location, host, and atmosphere fantastic. I plan to come back again, while I usually never do this, in the same place. I highly recommend staying with Harro. And tell him what you plan to do in the area, he will provide you with appropriate and fun advice. It is noticeable that Harro gets energy from the enjoyment of his guests.

Jan recommends this campspace

I had a great time at Harro's. A nice and pleasant host and hostess. Great caravan I stayed in and because of Corona private toilet and good shower room that was kept clean by myself. The garden in which the caravan was located was beautiful. Very quiet area and a small village in the immediate vicinity with a local supermarket, a bakery and a butcher. So fully equipped. The immediate area is beautiful for cycling and viewing the dolmen is definitely worth it. You can stay at the campsite with a dog if he is on a leash.

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Rules

Corona

Shower use
The use of the toilets and the shower is subject to conditions due to the strict requirements of the RIVM.

We therefore ask you to leave the shower clean and disinfected after use.
The necessary material is ready.

We will of course keep the appropriate distance with you, for everyone's safety.

This place has a lot to offer for guests who want to respect nature and others.
Electronic sound carriers do not fit here, but something like a guitar all the more.

Check-in between 2 PM and 10 PM
Check out before 11am

It is of course possible to bring a small dog, we ask a fee of € 5 per dog pn. We ask that you always leash the dog on site and clean up the faeces.

Checking in and out

Check-in between: To be agreed
Check-out between: To be agreed   ‐   11:00 am

€40.00 Total price per night

You can send up to 5 booking requests per check-in date

Minimum stay : 2 nights , Maximum stay : 30 nights
Total costs: €46.80 (Including €6.80
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