There is always something to do in Schoorl and the surrounding area. Beautiful nature is all around you. That alone makes it an absolute pleasure in every season. The lover of peace and nature feels absolutely at home in Schoorl. The Schoorl Dunes National Park is the widest and most varied nature area along the Dutch coast. Beautiful hiking trails and cycle paths wind through the dunes to Schoorl aan Zee. Dune tops of more than 50 metres rise above the surrounding North Holland landscape. Schoorl has the highest dune tops in the Netherlands.
Nature has its own charm every season. At the Schoorl Dunes visitor centre (only Dutch website), many fun activities and excursions are organised by the forestry. For young and old, there is plenty to do every season.
Dutchen's holiday homes are nice all year round. In summer, you enjoy the outdoors, the garden and the surroundings. While in winter, it is cosy in your cottage and you enjoy the wellness facilities. Warming up in the hot tub or Finnish sauna after a cold day gives you a wonderful feeling of relaxation. Every season has its advantages and a (mini)holiday in Schoorl is always a good idea.
In autumn, the forest is at its most beautiful. Gorgeous colours, beautiful light, searching for mushrooms and picking up souvenirs from the forest lying on the ground in front of the pack. The children make fun crafts out of them later in the cottage. You cycle through the forest from Schoorl to Bergen. The children like to make a stop at Pannenkoekenhuis Duinvermaak, just before you enter Bergen. Duinvermaak has a nice playground. Take the little ones on the gnome trail that starts at the visitor centre in the Schoorl Dunes. A perfect autumn outing. The Klimduin, in the middle of the village of Schoorl, is fun for young and old.
Schoorl is known for its varied and challenging mountain bike routes. Autumn lends itself perfectly to a day of mountain biking. MTBs can be hired if required.
Get a breath of fresh air in the Schoorl Dunes or on the beach. Feel the wind through your hair, enjoy the peace, get a nice cold shower and then warm yourself up with hot chocolate in a beach pavilion. At home in your luxury holiday home, enjoy your private wellness. Fireplace on, drink a hot mug or a nice glass of wine, play games, cook together. Enjoy and relax to the fullest so that you can get on with it.
Spring awakens nature; new life rears its head. Head out. On horseback, on foot or by bike. Settle down on a bench, maybe you can take off your coat for a while. Catch those few rays of sun on your skin. Sniff the fresh spring air and go on an expedition in the Schoorl Dunes. Every month there is a different theme. Little ones will love the Elfendeurtjesroute. In the evening, enjoy the wellness facilities in your holiday villa or by a fire in the garden.
With kilometres of long beaches, Schoorl is a perfect destination in summer. Laze on the beach, swim, have lunch, drinks, dine on the beach. For sports enthusiasts, Hargen aan zee comes highly recommended. Here it is relatively quiet even on a summer's day. There is a windsurfing club for surfers and kiters and surf kayaking is offered. Schoorl and the surrounding area buzzes in summer. There is plenty to do such as fairs, markets and festivals. The cheese market in Alkmaar is definitely worth a visit. After a lovely day, have a cosy dinner together in the garden of your holiday home and enjoy long summer evenings outside. Summer as summers are meant to be!
In every season, Schoorl is the perfect destination for a weekend or (mid)week away in a Dutchen holiday villa. Enjoy to the full.