Gemeente Toerisme Houthalen-Helchteren

Visitor Center Hengelhoef

The former forester's house was set up as a visitors centre by nature association Limburgs Landschap vzw.

There is a large car park opposite the white castle.

Are you coming by bicycle?

Hengelhoef is between bicycle intersections 74 and 75.

Here you will be able to enjoy nature and a good honest drink and you will be able to experience former life on the moors.

  • Connect up with one of the mapped out walking routes and discover the moorland and nature areas in the vicinity
  • Take part in one of the 'nature fun' activities.
  • Visit the apiary with interactive exhibition on the life of the bee
  • Join in and learn in the ecological allotments
  • Enjoy the small livestock and green play area
  • Visit the moors exhibition and moors garden
  • Take the 'Rainbow Path', a sensory walk with active assignments for all the family
  • Discover the amazing moorland and garden insects with turfhut.
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