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Campsite Het Horstmannsbos

Facilities at Campsite Het Horstmannsbos

  • Animation for children
  • Bar
  • Bread service
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bicycle rental
  • Pedal go-kart rental
  • Playground
  • Bouncy castle
  • Trampoline
  • Table tennis
  • Laundry service
  • Wi-Fi
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Campsite Het Horstmannsbos

Hoogte der Heide 8, 9462 TT Gasselte

At the unique location, near nature reserve Drouwenerzand, you can find campsite Het Horstmannsbos. The campsite is located in the beautiful village of Gasselte, in the province Drenthe, between the villages Gieten en Borger. At campsite Het Horstmannsbos you can fully relax. 

Experience at Campsite Het Horstmannsbos

At campsite Het Horstmannsbos it is allowed tob ring your dog. This way the whole family can enjoy their well deserved holiday!
During the summer holidays there is a animation team present at the campsite. During the activities the team tries to include the nature as much as possible. Think of building huts in the forest or searching for insects in the sand.

Environment of the campsite

If you love nature or you would rather do some other activities, outside the campsite there are many things to do.

Nature reserve Het Drouwenerzand

Campsite Het Horstmannsbos borders directly with nature reserve Het Drouwenerzand. The area, including the forests, heath and sand drifts, are protected by Drentse Landschap. They let a herd of sheeps graze the area. One of the charateristics of the area are the juniperus. Together with the sand blue, the harebell, the wild thyme and the gorse, these plants are very striking. The juniper, the wild thyme and the gorse are on the Dutch red list of endangered plant species. Besides the flora, there is a lot of fauna as well. There are several protected animals. 

Besides Het Drouwenerzand, the Hondrug is also located nearby Campsite Het Horstmannsbos. Hondsrug is a hilly area across Drenthe and Groningen. It stretches out between Emmen and the city of Groningen and it is also callled the Hondrugsysteem. The Hondsrug, together with a part of the surrounding area, is the only geopark in the Netherlands. 

The area consists of coniferous and deciduous forests, lakes, meadows, villages, streams, shifting sands, heaths and fields. In the area there are 5 nature reserves mentioned as Natura 2000 areas: Zuidlaardermeer, Drentsche Aa, Bargerveen, Drouwenerzand and Elperstroom. Several rare plants and animal species occur in these areas such as the stemless primrose, the alcon blue, the night orchid, the crested newt and the red-backed shrike.

Extra information regarding the facilities

Sometimes it is useful to know in advance if the restaurant is open during your stay, or for example the swimming pool and when the animation team is available. We have listed the most important additional information below.

* All periods, times and prices as mentioned below are subject to changes arising from circumstances.

Reception
Period open: all season
Opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00

Bread service
Period open: all season
Opening hours: from 09:00

Bar, restaurant and snack bar
Periode open: all season
Opening hours: see information booklet

Due to the coronavirus the campsite has taken steps to ensure your stay is safe. Curious about these steps at this moment? Please contact the campsite directly.
If there are less/changed facilities offered by the campsite due to the coronavirus, you are not entitled to a discount or refund.

Bicycle and pedal go-kart rental
Period open: all season
Opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00
Costs: from € 8,- / € 2,- per day

Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi at restaurant
Paid Wi-Fi other places at campsite

Additional costs

The prices shown on our website do not include the additional costs. These costs will be paid upon arrival at the campsite.

Obligatory costs:

  • Surcharge € 3,- p.p.p.n.
  • Deposit € 50,- per accommodation

Optional costs:

  • Bed linen package € 8,- p.p.
  • Pet (max 2) € 5,- p.n.
  • High chair + cot € 2,- p.n.

Surroundings of Campsite Het Horstmannsbos

Hunebed Centre Borger

Hunebed Centre Borger

6 km
Water park

Water park

4 km
Theme park Drouwenerzand

Theme park Drouwenerzand

3 km
Nature reserve Het Drouwenerzand

Nature reserve Het Drouwenerzand

3 km
Boomkroonpad

Boomkroonpad

7 km
Wildlands

Wildlands

27 km
Swimming lake 't Nije Hemelriek

Swimming lake 't Nije Hemelriek

4 km
Climbing park Appelscha

Climbing park Appelscha

46 km
De Hondsrug

De Hondsrug

15 km
Plopsaland

Plopsaland

44 km

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