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Small paradise with 4 sweet sheep

4.91 (44 reviews) Verified Haaren (NBr.), North Brabant, Netherlands

About this campspace #s004253

Your host

Frank
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    5000m2

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    1 pitch

The camping spot is on a half-acre meadow with four sheep: Pietje, Wally, Chrisje and Rolf.
Children are welcome from 12 years old.
On the meadow is a hut with a nice bed and part of it is a stable. There is also a toilet, which you have to flush manually; so very basic. I provide 40 liters of fresh water for the guests; when it's over I'll bring more. There is no electricity, but there is lighting on batteries/solar cells. There is a basket with walking/cycling routes, plates, mugs, tea towels and a table lamp. There are cutlery and firelighters in the drawer. There are glasses in the cupboard and there is a camping pan set.
There is also a frog pond on the meadow and via a footbridge you enter a piece of forest. People call it a paradise. It is on the outskirts of Haaren; 2 km from the beautiful town of Oisterwijk and 3 km from the national park "Loonse en Drunense duinen". But staying with the sheep at the campspace and dreaming away is also possible.

Perfect for...

Nature lovers and anyone who wants to relax.

Ways to spend the night

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    Cabin

Stay warm & dry πŸ‚πŸ”₯

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    Available for all guests

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At this campspace

Animals

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Landscape characteristics

  • Icon Forest
  • Icon Meadow or plain

This campspace offers

Shared amenities

Food and drink

  • Icon Drinking water
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    If you want, I'll put a thermos of coffee and tea on the picnic table in the morning.

Comfort & Fun

  • Icon Fire basket
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    About one net with logs and kindling.

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  • Icon Hammock

Sanitation

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Electricity

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    Via camping lamp

Heating

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In case of rain

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Parking

  • Icon Parking on site

Views

  • Icon Sunrise view
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  • Icon Forest view
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Seating area

  • Icon Picnic table
  • Icon Outdoor seating area
Not included

Food and drink

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    Wood-fired oven

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    Hot water

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    Refrigerator

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    Dishwashing sink

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    Kitchen

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    Dining table

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    Gas stove

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    Electric kettle

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    Coffee maker

Comfort & Fun

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    Hot tub

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    Sauna

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    Fireplace

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    Fire bowl

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    Swimming pond or river

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    Swimming pool

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    Trampoline

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    Sports and games gear

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    Towels

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    Bed linen, pillow and duvet

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    WiFi

Sanitation

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    Hot shower

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    Cold shower

Electricity

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    Electricity

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    EV car charging

For RVs

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    RV electricity hookup

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    RV Dump station

Heating

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    Electrical heating

Pet-friendly

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    Pets allowed

In case of rain

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    Covered kitchen

Family-friendly

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    Animals on site

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    Playground for children

Views

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    Lake view

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    River view

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    Sea view

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    Hill view

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    Mountain view

Seating area

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    Indoor seating area

Ways to spend the day

Frank's tips
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    Enjoying the hammocks watching the sky :-)

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    Explore the beautiful surroundings on foot or by bicycle. Oisterwijkse fens, Kampina, Van Gogh route, Loonse en Drunense dunes.

In the area
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    Oisterwijk (town/top 5 in NL) is a 40 minute walk; Tilburg and Den Bosch are a 20-minute drive away.

On the campspace
  • Icon Making a campfire
  • Icon Board games and puzzles

    In the hut there is a deck of cards and there are some books and (nature/garden) magazines.

What you can find in the area

Landscape characteristics

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    The Loonse and Drunense dunes are sometimes referred to as the Sahara of Brabant. It is 10 minutes by car.

Sustainability practices

Solar cell lighting, economical with water, sedum roof on the hut, basic living in nature.

Your host, Frank

4.91 (44 reviews)

My name is Frank, 58 years old and married to Francien and father of 4 children, 1 of whom still lives at home.

My name is Frank, 58 years old and married to Francien and father of 4 children, 1 of which still living at home.

Reviews

Emma

Tell us about your experience
Super experience. Beautiful and cozy place where you can completely relax. Close to nice hiking areas.

How was the contact with the host?
Very friendly host. Was ready with a welcome drink to give us the explanation, and was always available for questions.

November 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Enjoyed it!!

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Ron

Tell us about your experience
Went on an adventure in this sheepfold with my son. Very primitive, but we knew that in advance. Despite the good ventilation in the cabin, we were not cold at night (it was even freezing and there is no heater) In the morning it was very cold. There was a layer of ice on the water in the water bowl (there is no tap water) The old-fashioned wood stove (that round vertical thing in the photo) does give some heat, but when it is that cold, you can only stay under the covers . Fortunately we had two duvets with us.
4 stars purely for the experience. Because this is such an adventure that stays with a child. After all, you will soon forget such an average hotel room.
Super nice and quiet location at about 200m. walk from the road next to the toad pool with a view of nature and over the meadows. Next time we would like to come again when it is a bit warmer, so that we can also enjoy the outside seating, the view and the fire pit.

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is super nice, was ready for us, explained everything well and we even had a drink. He doesn't live next door, but close by which is nice.

Tips for new guests?
Good shoes or boots, you walk on the path of the sheep through the meadows to the stable. Take some extra wood with you, which is small enough to fit in the stove (cubes or branches with a diameter of approx. 5 cm and a length of approx. 10 to 15 cm fit well. Thicker than 6 or 7 cm will not fit through the opening in the stove ) Be handy with lighting stoves, because if 1 with an opening on top, smokes a bit when lighting and placing blocks on it. For possible cooking: take a camping gas stove with you. It is best to bring a flashlight, there is no electricity. It is best to also take drinking water with you, then you do not have to take it from the water bowl outside.

November 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Thanks for the detailed review and cool that you came despite the cold weather. Regards, Frank

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Jippe

Tell us about your experience
Upon arrival, it's like stepping into a fairy tale. The environment, the shed and the sheep; everything is just right.
Enjoyed the campfire in the evening, the sheep then lie down at a safe distance. We had a small gas burner to cook on, this was just a bit easier and faster than the stove in the shed. Everything else is great!

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is a nice and easy man to deal with and does not beat around the bush. Delicious!
Good host who really gives you the feeling that everything is well organized and you don't have to think about anything anymore. Frank wants 100% to make sure you had a good time!

Tips for new guests?
The sheep can make a lot of noise at night, for example ruminating. There are earplugs, so put them ready to be sure so you don't have to go out if you are bothered by the noise.

November 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Jippe and Thijs,
Thanks for the review! Everything is indeed back-to-nature. And pure nature. Regards, Frank

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Margriet

Tell us about your experience
Slept with the sheep! It was not yet cold for this time of year (Oct) so I slept in the hammock instead of the house. In the morning I could see the sun rise and the fog banks disappear. It is really a private place, if you want you don't have to meet anyone during your stay. I did take a nice walk to Oisterwijk, definitely recommended.

How was the contact with the host?
Had very nice contact with Frank, he immediately sent a nice picture of the sheep and how I could find the place. Everything was neatly ready and he quickly came by to give a short tour and instructions.

Tips for new guests?
The second night I wanted to try to sleep in the house but because the sheep started licking the lick I couldn't fall asleep anymore so I moved back to the hammock. I do believe ear plugs were provided, but if you are a light sleeper I can imagine that would bother you.

October 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Margaret, thanks for the review. There are indeed earplugs, but I think it's cool that you lay down in the hammock. Kind regards, Frank

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Stefan

Tell us about your experience
Super Nice, great opportunity to relax and enjoy nature in company of 4 fluffy friends !

October 2022

Host Frank has responded

Hi Stefan, nice to get away from it all. And not all alone with the four sheep. :-) regards, Frank

Menno

Tell us about your experience
In one word fantastic. Fall in love with this place. It was wonderful to relax here on my own and to enjoy nature and the simple outdoor life. The company of 4 lovely sheep makes it a unique experience. There is a good chance that I will come back if I want to escape the busy city life for a while.

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is a lovely host, not a bad word about it. Has thought of everything at the location for a pleasant stay. Attentive, responds quickly and is easily accessible if necessary.

Tips for new guests?
If you love nature, the outdoors and animals and have no problems with some sheep droppings here and there (logically) this is really something for you! Don't put on your neatest shoes ;)

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Host Frank has responded

Hi Menno, what beautiful pictures!! Thank you for the nice review. Regards, Frank

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Cindy

Tell us about your experience
Truly a unique location and experience! A beautiful spot in the middle of nature, back to basic, all peace and space. We enjoyed and will definitely come back.

How was the contact with the host?
Excellent contact via the app.

October 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Cindy and Alexander,
Nice to hear that everything went well, even though I was away this weekend myself. Maybe see you soon. Always welcome! Regards, Frank

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Susanne

Tell us about your experience
What a wonderful place to be and share with the 4 sheep, who are very friendly.

It is such a peacefull experience!

Definitely one of the most beautiful and joyful place to stay we have ever been at.

This is not a five-star location, but a four-sheep location, far better!!

How was the contact with the host?
Frank ist very friendly, answers very quickly and offered help. He came along with a welcome drink, explaned everything and gave us tips! Thank you so much!

Tips for new guests?
It is quiet basic, if not traveling in summer, bring warm clothes. If you can bring your bike, do it, there are nice routes to experience by bike.

September 2022

Host Frank has responded

Hi Susanne & Uli,
Nice review! It remains a unique experience sleeping with 4 sweet sheep in a hut. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ regards, Frank

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Maartje

Tell us about your experience
Lovely place, super cute and thought about everything. Very welcoming host and sheep!

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is very welcoming and quick in communication, very nice!

Tips for new guests?
Don't hesitate - just go!

September 2022

Host Frank has responded

Hi Maartje and Jean-Christophe, feel free to come back when you are back in the Netherlands. I would like to come to Sweden one day. :-)

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Maaike

Tell us about your experience
Frank and his four four-legged friends make your stay a true adventure. The barn is located in a beautiful Brabant nature reserve and equipped with all tools (plates, cutlery, fleece blankets, a fire pit with wood, etc.). Frank is a good friendly host, who provides a welcome drink, fresh coffee in the morning and can tell you everything about the area and his sheep. Place in nature, and the only sounds you hear at night are from the sheep. That's great though. Waking up and seeing a sheep next to you from your bed is off the bucket list! We would like to visit again when the weather is nicer. But even on a rainy day there is plenty to see in the area. Thanks for everything!

How was the contact with the host?
Frank responds very quickly and is a pleasant and nice host. If you have any questions, you can just app him and you will have an answer within a very short time.

September 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Maaike and Manon, glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for the nice review and see you soon. Regards, Frank

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Jose

Tell us about your experience
What a super nice place! The sheep are great. Picnic table, seats, hammock .... lots of space. So highly recommended.

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is very hospitable and easy to reach. The sheep welcome you just as warmly as host Frank.

September 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

JosΓ© and Freek, it's great that you enjoyed it so much and thank you for the apparent beers (were delicious!) and the beautiful drawing in the guestbook. Goodbye Frank

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lotte

Tell us about your experience
A paradise for people and sheep. Frank has really made it a nice place where you can completely relax, except that every now and then a sheep comes begging for a pet. So cosy!

How was the contact with the host?
The contact with Frank was great, he reacts quickly and relaxed. Nice to have a welcome drink together.

August 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Lotte and Thijs, it was nice to meet you. It's great to hear that you liked the place and the sheep so much.

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Hedwig

Tell us about your experience
The 4 sheep were really used to people and could also sleep outside if they were too noisy for us - cause they were ruminating all night long. As you can expect from sleeping in a stable with sheep, it will be a little dirty. So be prepared for that!

The garden around the stable was big, and crowded with bushes, threes and there were enough places to chill: sofas, hammocks and relaxing chairs. Would gladly visit this paradise again!

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is an amazing host. Super sweet and welcoming. He had some welcoming gifts for us and a guestbook where we could write a message for him and the sheep when we left.

Tips for new guests?
Bring some earplugs for the sheep noises at night

July 2022

Host Frank has responded

Thanks for the nice review and the tips!

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Thomas

Tell us about your experience
A year later here we are again,
but for 5 days this time.
a warm welcome with the sound of 3 drinks,
and take pictures when feeding the sheep their pellets.
enjoyed farmer's golf in Boxtel,
then slept wonderfully with Chrisje, Pietje, Wally and Rolf.
Every morning pour us a fresh tea,
and enjoy the birds in the hammock.
our leave was again very wise,
and see you next year in this beautiful paradise.

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is a very sweet, caring man. Who pampers his guests.

Tips for new guests?
Just enjoy nature, away from the digital world!

July 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Top. See you next year!

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I.C.

Tell us about your experience
Spent a night with my daughter in the stable with Frank's four sheep. What a beautiful experience. Truly an adventure. We immediately felt welcome when the sheep happily ran towards us and there was a sign with our names. There was even a basket with nuts and something to drink ready for us.
I don't think there are any cuter sheep than these 4 cuties. You can pet and cuddle them and when we left they came to wave us goodbye. During your stay, the country really does seem like your own paradise. We will take this experience with us forever as a wonderful memory. Thank you!!

How was the contact with the host?
The contact is very good. Frank sends messages before you come and you can easily ask questions. As soon as you are there, he will come by to meet you and explain everything. It wouldn't even be necessary to explain that, because he has put everything well on paper. He also takes good care of the guests. And so nice to see on the sign that you are welcome. That really gives a warm feeling. Everything is very well arranged. Keep it up Frank!

Tips for new guests?
Especially enjoy. It's such an unforgettable experience.

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Host Frank has responded

Hi Tjes and Ivy, nice words and nice pictures! Thx Frank

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Ramona

Tell us about your experience
We had a wonderful night among the sheep. What a peace there is here. The sheep are sweet and always came to visit us for a cuddle.
The stable is very nicely furnished and equipped with everything we needed. There was also a lot of information about the area and we were very kindly received by Frank.

How was the contact with the host?
Fine, Frank can be reached via whatsapp and usually answers very quickly. He also stopped by when we arrived for an extensive explanation.

Tips for new guests?
Because of the good weather we didn't have long pants with us, but it would have been nice because of the nettles that grow abundantly on the site.

The Loonse and Drunense dunes are a short distance away. Great for a long walk or a photo shoot at sunset.

July 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Ramona and Karen,
Glad you enjoyed it so much and thank you for the beautiful photos.
Greetings, Frank and the four hugs.

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Niels

Tell us about your experience
Had a wonderful camping experience here. We received a warm welcome and good tips for activities in the area. Furthermore, everything we needed was there. Thanks Frank!

How was the contact with the host?
Very good

June 2022 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Niels and Laira. Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed it so much. Haaren provides peace and quiet and Oisterwijk has cozy terraces. Nice combo for a few days away. Regards, Frank

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Tadeu

Tell us about your experience
it was even more fun than what i thought. Really quiet, deserted, super simple, beautiful, dear shelves,

How was the contact with the host?
Very good. We send a message that we were there, and after 5 minutes Frank was there, with explanation, chat, friendly.

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Host Frank has responded

Hi Tadeu and Wilfried, glad you enjoyed it so much! And nice pictures of the woolly four-in-hand.

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Ingeborg

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Host Frank has responded

Thanks for the 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Aimee

Tell us about your experience
Our stay was fantastic! We really enjoyed hanging out with the sheep. They are so sweet! It is a very relaxing area and you have everything you need. The toilet was clean, there is plenty of space to sit and relax/eat. There is an area to make a fire or grill and Frank provides some wood/charcoal for these.

How was the contact with the host?
Frank was very friendly and made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. He gave us a bit of explanation when we arrived and in the morning he came by with coffee for us to enjoy when we woke up.

March 2022

Host Frank has responded

Hi Aimee and Mark,
Thanks for the nice review; enjoy the simplicity, nature and sheep, the most beautiful thing there is.
Kind regards, Frank

May

Tell us about your experience
Very nice place with cozy sheep where we celebrated a very nice New Year

How was the contact with the host?
Friendly and caring host

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Host Frank has responded

And that with 14 degrees in winter (the warmest New Year's Eve ever measured). πŸ˜ƒ

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Anoe

Tell us about your experience
Frank was a super host! What a nice field with sheep he has to spend the night. The name 'small paradise' is more than justified. Frank has built a beautiful cabin with all amenities such as a toilet, plates, cutlery, glasses, stove, clean water, etc.
My brother and I camped overnight in the winter and because we could heat up the hut it was no problem. This allowed us to play games on the bed warm inside and fall asleep in a heated cabin in the evening. Together with our warm sleeping bags and the coziness of the sheep at night, it was not cold at all. Frank was also very caring and brought us hot water, coffee and a pitcher. So I can definitely recommend spending the night in the cabin in December!
We thought it was a beautiful place and would like to come back again.

How was the contact with the host?
Perfect. Communication was great via whatsapp

Tips for new guests?
If you want to camp in the winter, you will need to bring a warm sleeping bag. It is also fine to sleep here.

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Host Frank has responded

Hi Anoe and Tabo, nice to hear that you had such a nice brother + sister weekend! Bye.

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Maartje

Tell us about your experience
A unique experience, the highlight of course being the sheep that roam around. The extra blankets kept us warm and dry. Basic but exactly everything you need.

How was the contact with the host?
Great contact, Frank was already waiting for us in the dark for the reception and short explanation, and of course a welcome drink. Well organized and many thanks!

Tips for new guests?
Had very tasty beers at the Trappist cellar of Nemerlaer Castle and had a nice meal at Juffrouw Jopsen in Haaren.

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Host Frank has responded

Good tips for other guests! Thank you and goodbye. Frank and Pietje, Wally, Rolf and Chrisje.

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Anne

Tell us about your experience
We had a great weekend! Lovely in nature in a quiet place from each other and the sheep can enjoy. Truly a place to find some peace and quiet. Even when it is a bit colder there are blankets to keep you warm. Really a place to come back to again

How was the contact with the host?
The contact with Frank was super nice! We could always app for questions

Tips for new guests?
Oisterwijk is a nice place to visit when you stay in Haaren

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Host Frank has responded

Hi Anne, thank you for the nice review! And Oisterwijk is indeed in the top 5 of most beautiful villages in the Netherlands for a reason.

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Pieternel

Tell us about your experience
What a lovely place! We stayed there for one night, but it felt like a week's holiday. Total relaxation among the sheep. A warm warm welcome by Frank and everything is well taken care of.

How was the contact with the host?
Very well!

September 2021 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Thank you for your review. Back to basic makes you forget the time!

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Nicole

Tell us about your experience
Had a very nice overnight stay here, the host had taken care of everything very well. Even got coffee and cookies in the morning! The sheep were also very sweet and came to sit with them in the evening and at breakfast. The location is also very nice, it is a really nice and quiet place. Overall, we had a great time :)

How was the contact with the host?
The host was easily accessible. On arrival everything was explained and a drink was ready. Coffee and tea was also provided the next morning. Very friendly man who took good care of it.

Tips for new guests?
We found it useful to have some soap with us, so that we could wash our hands between petting the sheep and eating.

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Host Frank has responded

What a nice review and beautiful photos. THANKS!

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Brandon

Tell us about your experience
Of a different Campspace every evening throughout the week, this was surely the most unique location. The sheep are very social, and so is Frank ;)

How was the contact with the host?
We were warmly welcomed with a chat and even a welcome drink!

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Host Frank has responded

Hi Brandon and Noor,
How nice to hear.
I'll give the sheep another hug on your behalf!
Regards, Frank

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Rosalind

Tell us about your experience
We loved being around the sheep πŸ‘ and found the location to be perfectly situated in the middle of peace and quite. Everything was thought of from extra blankets, drinks, firewood and coal. A wonderful 2 days away.

How was the contact with the host?
We arrived in the afternoon. The whole time before we arrived Frank had contact with us, answering questions and ensuring we knew where to be. He was at the accommodation when we arrived and gave us such a warm welcome. The welcome drink was a lovely surprise and there was even one for my daughter.

Tips for new guests?
There is a bus stop 20 min walk away and shops are 15 min walk if you need them.

Make sure you wear β€œold” shoes!!! Haha!

August 2021

Host Frank has responded

Hi Rosalind and Sanne,
Glad you enjoyed it so much! Regards, Frank and Pietje, Wally, Chrisje and Rolf. πŸ˜ƒ

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Thomas

Tell us about your experience
Was a fantastic, unique experience, back to nature. It was nice to be able to give the sheep pellets every day, they also came every evening to lie at the campfire with us and often slept in the stall with us. Beautifully cared for. 100% enjoy and relax! We will book again immediately.

How was the contact with the host?
Frank is a super sweet person, answers very quickly if we had a question and completed everything well. A well-kept welcome basket.

Tips for new guests?
Don't think, just enjoy with Wally, Pietje, Chrisje and Rolf

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

Host Frank has responded

Hi Thomas and Eve,
You are a super nice and fun couple. Letting people enjoy it also makes me happy.
The sheep (and I) are already looking forward to seeing you next year! Greetings, Frank and hug from Pietje, Wally, Rolf and Chrisje.

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Michiel

Tell us about your experience
The contact with Frank was very good. Frank is a committed and service-oriented man. Welcome with a delicious drink! This campspace adventure was very special for us. Here you really come back to nature, to the essence. Especially with the sweet sheep that wanted our attention and wanted to be petted. The village of Oisterwijk is nice to visit. Nice terraces and eateries + delicious ice cream parlor.

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An

Tell us about your experience
Wild-camping-de-luxe!
What a lovely spot this is! Easy to reach and yet completely in nature... The sheep love company and provide life and animation... The frogs in the pool provide background music πŸ™‚.
Frank is a very warm and relaxed man, who gave us a warm welcome. The beers and scrubber were cold when we arrived. The sheep hut is basic, but very practical and cosily furnished and equipped with a real bed (with a good mattress and enough extra blankets). We enjoyed a campfire and roasted marshmallows πŸ˜‹. You can also enjoy nice walks in the area (the nature reserve at the Nemerlaer estate nearby is highly recommended).
We would love to come back!

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Scout Sauvik About the scout program

Tell us about your experience
Frank’s campspace is an exciting and unique experience right in the middle of civilization. Very close to the city of Haaren and all modern facilities like supermarkets, is a tiny paradise set far back from the road, with nothing but trees, fields, ponies and sheep around you. An ideal campspace for those who want to disconnect and search for a real β€œwild” experience: including 4 fluffy, curious sheep exploring your tent and you, an outdoor toilet with a great view (!), a firepit for roasting marshmallows and enjoying winter nights, and a beautiful tent pitch in the middle of a β€œtiny” forest with its own magic pond filled with excited frogs. The sense of privacy and connection with nature is very high. Frank is a wonderful, proactive and thoughtful host - constantly keeping in touch with us to make sure we have all the directions, tips and info we need. We were touched by his small touches like welcoming us with a full bottle of β€œkruidenbitter”, beers, hot soup and snacks, and even dropping by next morning with fresh, hot coffee! It was clear that he values his guests and is very glad to share his tiny meadow and his friendly sheep with them. Overall, a very unique experience! Totally recommended.

May 2021

Pieke

Tell us about your experience
Playing outside, listening to the birds, cuddling with the sheep. It can be that nice and simple sometimes. Light a fire for some warmth. Hang out on the couch and watch the activities around the nesting box of the tits. Beer, cooking, watching the sun go down... And then crawl into that cozy nest, the smell of hay, the cry of owls help me to sleep. The next day to be woken up by 4 curious (hungry) faces of Pietje, Wally, Chrisje and Rolf.

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Marcia

Tell us about your experience
In the summer we liked it so much that we have now come back.
Wonderful night spent with the 4 fantastic and curious sheep. Girlfriend slept in the sheepfold and we in our tent.
Frank was again very hospitable and friendly, with a nice welcome drink
In the evening campfire and cooking, the sheep sometimes came to watch. What a lot of fun!
During the day the sun started to shine, we lay in the comfortable garden chairs, listening to the many birds that flew around our ears. And enjoyed all the peace, time and space, and the sheep, fantastic!

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Christa

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We really enjoyed this place and of course the four sweet, gentle sheep. Frank had thought of everything - from blankets to cold beers - so we didn't lack for anything. Definitely recommend :)

April 2021 · Translated from dutch

tania

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Last weekend (19-21 Feb 2021) we were at Frank de Werdt, and I would like to leave a review:

What a sympathetic place and nice host! A lovely private spot that radiates love for the sheep and the garden. It was a muddy mess at the end of February, but Frank was ready with wellies when we arrived. Because of the environment, the cozy sheep and the hospitality of Frank: highly recommended!

February 2021 · Translated from dutch

Daan

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There is so much love in this piece of land. Everything from the welcome to the cuddle addicted sheep exude warmth. Even in the fall!

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Gregory

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What a wonderful, natural, calming, inspiring place! roomy.
The welcome with the sheep: fantastic. As well as all the other moments when they came to ask for attention.
We slept wonderfully and we literally only had to count 4 sheep to fall asleep.
You have turned it into a real paradise that also makes you realize where happiness really lies.
Thank you for the great hospitality and reception. We will certainly advertise across the border in Belgium. Because I'm sure many here can enjoy at least as much as we do.
Top!"

September 2020 · Translated from dutch

Alexander

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"We had a very nice weekend on Frank's campspace. It was basic as described, but had everything necessary: Frank brought fresh water in the beginning (for cat-showers, washing dishes, etc.) and there was a rainwater-barrel for the toilet, which both is on the backside of the hut, reachable from the outside); there were some glasses, plates, some cutlery, candles, solar/battery lanterns in the hut and mobile ones, a BBQ which could be used as fireplace as well and also a table and seats outside. So a sleeping bag is basically all you need. The hut has a bed, and a bit of space for the backpack and stuff, but all a bit narrow since the entrance part is there for the sheep.

Frank is very welcoming, introduced us to the space and the sheep, helped to find the way to Oisterwijk or the Loonse and Drunense dunes, also brought us some tea and coffee after the first night, and in general was reachable all the time via phone/whatsapp.

The sheeps were awesome, herding around the meadow all day doing there thing, sometimes came to get petted, and always in the morning and evening to get there food, And when it rains they also came into the hut during the night. I can recommend it, especially when you want to get out for a weekend"

September 2020

Karin

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We were the first campspace visitors at franks place.it was great that we could come very last minute.. what a great warm and friendly welcome with even coffee in the morning and a drink at night! be aware, it is so awesome that it might become a hotspot for campspacers! We will tell everyone for sure πŸ˜‰ how lovely to wake up in the morning by the birds and the sheep hanging around our tent. We fell in love with the four sheep who can run like the wind when they hear the sound of their food. Thank you so much for this adventure frank! Love, Joris and Karin

July 2020

Bo

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Hi Frank and everyone!

We are now sheltering in the house with the sheep because it is raining.
Never knew that "hiding" can also be fun. And we have been able to feel that cosiness here every day. A drink at the pool, feeding the sheep, a BBQ at dusk, Frank who came by to bring coffee/tea. They are all things that we have enjoyed immensely. To say it the Belgian way: β€œIt was really good!”

August 2020 · Translated from dutch

Marcia

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It was fantastic to stay with the very nice, cuddly sheep with propeller wagging tails, the frogs, the beautiful dragonflies, the sparrow hawks, long-tailed tits, the green woodpecker, the lovely wild land, the welcome drink, super coffee from Frank in the morning, buckets full of ice (which were really necessary due to the heat wave) and the chairs from which we could observe everything relaxed. The spot of the tent is in the shade for a large part of the day. Throwing water over your body with a pan, a wonderful way to wash yourself  We found Frank a very nice and genuine host!

August 2020

Keira

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We found the campsite wonderful. The location was untouched and the experience with the sheep was one of a kind. It is the place to get out of your comfort zone and intake what surrounds you. We find a surprising balance between the location and the comfort.

Frank was a lovely host, very caring and attentive to demands. Would recommend this magical field to anyone looking for a great romantic gateway.

August 2020

V.C.

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Special 'back to nature' weekend spent with 4 sweet sheep. We were warmly welcomed with a drink and were given a tour and explanation about the hut and sheep. There is no shower or tap, but we got plenty of fresh water to drink and cool down, because it was a very hot weekend (35 degrees). In addition to sleeping in the hut, it is also possible to set up a tent, there was another couple who camped at the frog pond. Owner is very friendly and has created a small natural paradise, you really spend the night in a green cocoon. Nice rural area too, Oisterwijk is nice to have something to eat. We hope that future visitors respect the rules and place and are kind to the sheep, because this place is clearly made with love!

August 2020 · Translated from dutch

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Rules

Feed the sheep some kibble in the morning and evening.
No dogs allowed, that makes the sheep panic. No music after 10pm. You can use the BBQ and the fire pit, there is some wood to use. After 10 p.m., please let the fire go out.
If you want to use a lot of wood for the campfire, bring an extra net of wood.
And above all, quietly enjoy nature and the sheep.

Cancellation Policy

Guests who cancel at least 3 days before check-in date will receive a refund of the amount paid by them (excl. Campspace fees). Otherwise they will not be refunded.

Checking in and out

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

Cabin with 4 sweet sheep πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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

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Cabin with 4 sweet sheep πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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The camping spot is on a half-acre meadow with four sheep: Pietje, Wally, Chrisje and Rolf. On the meadow is a hut with a two-person French bed with a lovely mattress + mosquito net (bring your own sleeping bag/blanket). Part of the hut is stable. There is a wood stove in the cabin.

Minimum number of nights: 1
Maximum number of nights: 30
Child price applies from this age: 10
Children's price up to this age: 16
Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Minimum number of days that can be booked in advance: 0
Maximum number of days that can be booked in advance: 365

from € 22.00 per night

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