Visit a museum in Bodegraven or Reeuwijk

Local exhibitions and expositions show how important art and culture are in Bodegraven-Reeuwijk. Numerous works of art have been put on display free of charge in the reception hall of Bodegraven’s Evertshuis cultural centre.

The villages around Bodegraven and Reeuwijk are home to various marvellous monuments and historic buildings that are open to the public.

The Cheese Museum in Bodegraven shows how we used to make cheese here in Bodegraven. It is simply impressive to see this age-old trade in action. Nowadays, cheese making is often an automated process, but in Bodegraven, Reeuwijk, and the surrounding region you will still find farms where they make cheese the old-fashioned way and leave their cheeses to mature in modern cheese warehouses.

With a range of museums and objects from ancient civilisations, leisure activities in Bodegraven-Reeuwijk specifically revolve around culture and history. In Reeuwijk, you will find the complete history of the old peat lands at the local regional museum (Streekmuseum Reeuwijk). And if you want to hear the full story behind the Dutch Water Line – the water-based line of defences that could transform Holland into an island to ward off invaders which dates back to 1672 – there is even an app you can download.

Reeuwijk camper stop

The number 1 stopover location for camper vans and motorhomes in Reeuwijk, Gouda, and surrounding area.

The Reeuwijk camper stop sits amid a quiet, attractive area. This location is equipped to host any kind of camper van and offers all the amenities needed to ensure a pleasant stay, including sanitary facilities and power supplies. For the full list of facilities, click here. Booking your stay could not be easier, simply click ‘Book now’.

The Reeuwijk camper stop has room for 10 camper vans.

A generous menu, take-out or delivery, the food at Kwalitaria Mierakker is always freshly prepared. Have you tried their ice cream yet?


Where to go

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Extraordinary is the word that we believe best sums up our villages in the Bodegraven-Reeuwijk municipality. You will find peace and quiet here, thanks to the vast open spaces with lots of green and water. And unique places for recreation with the whole family and activities for a fun group outing. Enjoy a long weekend getaway in the fresh air or a holiday in Holland’s Green Heart, one of the Netherlands’ most beautiful scenic areas.

Bodegraven-Reeuwijk has a lot to offer for your leisure and pleasure, ranging from walking and cycling routes, museums, shopping, and a wide choice of dining experiences and options for a fun night out. You will find quirky shops here, as well as cosy coffee bars and fine restaurants. Indulge in the many regional delights from local farms or go for an organic high tea. Each village in our municipality has its own history and distinct character. The atmosphere is always good, and the people are friendly. You are welcomed with open arms!

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