Corsendonk Hooge Heyde – What to do

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NATURE
HIKING
Wandelen Kasterlee

Hooge Heyde is located near the “Kempense Heuvelrug”. The “Kempense Heuvelrug” is widely known in the Kempen and beyond as the largest relief in the region. Extensive coniferous forests interspersed with heathlands, ponds such as the “Zwart Water” or the “Snepkensvijver”, parabolic dunes, hollow roads and deciduous forests shape the landscape. Good for hours of walking pleasure.

BIKING
iets- of wandelarrangement Hooge Heyde

All you have to do is cycle out of the street of Hooge Heyde and you will reach the cycling network of the “Antwerpse Kempen”. You can map out a beautiful cycling route yourself or ask our reception for a detailed route. Enjoy ice creams on the ice cream route, follow the “Prinsenroute” for a generous portion of nature, fascinating heritage and atmospheric places in the “Kempen”, or cycle along beautiful windmills with the windmill route.

KAYAK
Kano Kasterlee

On the Kleine Nete you can explore a beautiful part of the Kempen in an original way. The fairway of the Kleine Nete is nice and quiet, so everyone, trained or, can take a kayak trip and can fully enjoy the nature along the way.

Kayaks can be rented in Netherust tavern, just a 10-minute drive from Corsendonk Hooge Heyde.

MOUNTAINBIKE
mountainbike Kasterlee

In Kasterlee, the mountain bike course consists of three connecting loops marked with a coloured triangle. If you ride all three revolutions, then you have a total of 37.7 kilometers in your legs. It is a varied route with steep climbs, curves and narrow paths alternating in a flat, rural and wooded environment.

WITH KIDS
BOBBEJAANLAND
Bobbejaanland Hooge Heyde

Bobbejaanland is within walking distance of Corsendonk Hooge Heyde. Fun for big and small!

KABOUTERBERG
kabouterberg

Kabouterberg on the Kempense Heuvelrug is a unique experience for children aged 3 to 7 years. In this forest children can climb, crawl and play in the sand.

HIDRODOE
© Toerisme Provincie Antwerpen

At Hidrodoe you discover the Wonder World of Water. Learn how to make your own hydrogen rocket, create a giant vortex, and so much more.

FUN!
PUMPKIN VILLAGE KASTERLEE
Pompoendorp Kasterlee

Kasterlee is the village of Pumpkin Papers. Every year, in the pumpkin village of Kasterlee, the pumpkin madness hits. The municipality is completely under the spell of this giant orange fruit. There are pumpkins everywhere and there are pumpkin events.

GOAT CHEESE POLLE
Boer Polle Geitjes

In the middle of the forests of Kasterlee you will find the farm of farmer Polle. You can buy goat’s cheese in a farm shop or enjoy a delicious goat ice cream or drink on the beautiful summer terrace from April to September.

WINE ESTATE ROOTHOOFT
wijndomein
Wijnrood Roothooft is located in the heart of the Kempen. Their sparkling wines are mainly made from grapes that are harvested in Herentals. In group you can visit the cozy tasting room.
ESCAPING
Escaping Belgium

The escaperoom of escaping Belgium brings the story of Elisabeth Bathory, one of the richest and most powerful people of 16th century Hungary. She went down in history as the most cold-blooded female serial killer of all time.

CULTURE
HERENTALS

Herentals has a lot of assets. Discover the stately monuments, do a beautiful city walk and learn more about the fascinating history of this city.

ART CENTER HUGO VOETEN

An old grain factory on the banks of the Kempisch Kanaal in Herentals was converted into an art and exhibition space of nine levels in which collector Hugo Voeten now accommodates part of his collection.

GRASPOP METAL MEETING
graspop

Graspop metal meeting is a four-day festival that takes place in the last weekend of June.

REGGAE GEEL

The 1st weekend of August you can go to Geel for a weekend full of reggae music.