Walking route Peat and Garden (16.90 km)

This beautiful route takes you through Reeuwijk-Dorp, Tempel and Boskoop. Boskoop is well known for its trees. In 1132, Petronella, the widow of Floris II of Holland, started the construction of a convent in Rijnsburg. The well-read nuns brought grafting and tree growing to Boskoop. All this, along with the fact that the nuns prohibited any further peat extraction from their land, was the impetus for the tree nursery in Boskoop.

  • Starting point: Top Boskoop, Proeftuin van Holland
  • Distance: 16.90 km
  • Duration: 5 Hours
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Walking route Peat and Garden (16.90 km)
  • Starting point: Top Boskoop, Proeftuin van Holland (Rijneveld 153)
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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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