Go to National Park the Loonse en Drunense duinen

We will go for a nice hike in the forest and over the dunes

together with the Brabant Adventurers 



The National Park Loon and Drunen Dunes is one of the largest and most scenic areas of the Netherlands. Here you can wander endlessly in the 'Sahara Brabant "and hiking through woods .. Discover a badger track and stand face to face with deer and birds of prey. here you can enjoy nature in all seasons. look at: badgersbadgers



we are going to make a hike of about at least 10 - 12 kilometersand afterwards we will drinks something together

History: The Loon and Drunen Dunes is one of the most extensive shifting sands of Western Europe. This' Brabant Sahara "has thirty square kilometers living driftsand. That sand is deposited by polar winds in the last ice age. For centuries it was covered by primeval forest. Until local people in the Middle Ages, firewood and farmland needed. In the fourteenth century were peasants their cattle graze on the moor so the land became exhausted and the wind blew then increasingly open sands. The advance of the driftsand is stopped by the planting of conifers.



for an impression watch this watch this it is a Communication Film about restoring the shifting sands in the Loon and Drunen dunes, ( it is in the Dutch language but it gives an impression)

Preferable you go there by car . If you have a car, arrange to take others with you and share the costs of the fuel


If there are not enough cars available it's also possible to reach it by public transport you can reach it  by public transport : Train to 's-Hertogenbosch, from there you take the bus nr 136 direction Waalwijk. Get of the bus at Drunen "De Werf" from there you walk 3,3 km to the starting point.




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  • Marie-José D.

    It was such a nice amazing good day with a great company ;)
    I love this area , the forest and the sand and dunes. So nice to do the hike without exact plan following your heart and alternately from some others :) Everyone happy and in good mood ; Thank you all

    April 6, 2014

    • carlotta m.

      Been super busy and away for a while but still would like to Thank Marie- Jose' for organizing such a beautiful event! We walked longer than expected but worth it!

      May 28, 2014

  • Tom

    Very nice trip; and so close to home, for sure go again. Would be nice to do it once by mountain bike, any people around that like to take the challenge too?

    April 6, 2014

    • Tom

      Next time I'll join you!

      1 · April 6, 2014

    • sinevar

      This National Park is designed for mountain bikes :D

      April 6, 2014

  • sinevar

    Thank you guys! Amazing place and amazing team! Still lots to discover there! When would be the next trip?

    April 6, 2014

  • Kasia

    Thanks to all for a nice day, special thanks to MJ and Clara

    April 6, 2014

  • Anna-Maria

    Hello everyone!!Is there still a free spot available?If not who else is going by public transport .maybe we could go together.I live in Amsterdam by the way

    April 5, 2014

    • carlotta m.

      I am sure it is not a problem! Marie Jose is super nice !! Just join in ..see you at there??

      April 6, 2014

    • Anna-Maria

      This would be my first time joining so I didn't want to mess things up :P. Have a great time today and see you hopefully next time!!

      April 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is there anyone else outside the Starbucks at central station yet?

    April 6, 2014

    • Slawek

      Yes, call me

      April 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would love to join, but I don't have a car. Is there anyone else going by public transit?

    April 4, 2014

    • carlotta m.

      9:37- 10:07 or later?

      April 6, 2014

    • Slawek

      Im at amsterdm centraal now. Call me[masked]

      April 6, 2014

  • sinevar

    Hi everyone,

    If you want to join, I have 3 free spots in my car. This is the route I'm going to take for this event: http://goo.gl/maps/lUZtj

    See you soon!

    2 · April 2, 2014

    • Marie-José D.

      Great Sinevar! Good initiative! Those who take this chance I would like to advice to share the costs of the fuel

      1 · April 3, 2014

    • carlotta m.

      I could join you if it is not a problem for you to be at Hertogenbosch station??Let me know will send message

      April 6, 2014

  • Borja

    I just changed my RSVP, sorry, finally cant join this time

    April 5, 2014

  • carlotta m.

    I'll be taking train 10:15 at Amsterdam Amstel Station arriving in Hertogenbosch at 11:08..see you all on the train or at the station!

    April 5, 2014

  • Clara

    Hello! I will pick Lionel up at Hertogenobosch station at 11.38, I have 2 more places in the car if someone wants to join

    April 4, 2014

    • Clara

      [masked]! You are really welcome, tot morgen!

      April 5, 2014

    • carlotta m.

      Arriving at 11:08 , hope I can join you in your car. Thankyou

      April 5, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey! Would it be too far if I come from Düsseldorf? Anyone coming from nearby Düsseldorf?

    April 5, 2014

    • Marie-José D.

      Auto via A67 · 159 km 1 u. 42 min.
      it's up to you.

      April 5, 2014

  • sinevar

    If you guys want, you can go by train to Hilversum and from this place we can go by car. I have 3 spots left :) So don't be shy to contact me :D

    April 5, 2014

  • Tom

    Leaving from Utrecht Area (Nieuwegein) by car; if anyone likes to join, just let me know.

    April 1, 2014

    • Tom

      Change of plan; I have 2 spots left from Den Bosch CS by car, leaving at 11:40 am

      April 4, 2014

  • Ellen

    Hi! Do you have an idea of what time we will be finished? I may have to change my RSVP depending on time constraints.

    April 2, 2014

    • Marie-José D.

      Although it's difficult to say in advance ...I guess we might be back at "De drie Linden "for a drink together around 6 o'clock

      April 3, 2014

    • Ellen

      Thanks for the info! Unfortunately, I have an evening commitment, so I will change my RSVP. Have a good day!

      April 3, 2014

  • Lina

    I will be leaving from Amsterdam ... ain't have a car so will take the train (unless has a free spot in one :) http://9292.nl/reisadvies/station-amsterdam-centraal/drunen_giersbergen-8/aankomst/2014-04-06T1055 Probably like this :)

    1 · March 24, 2014

    • Lina

      There is also a train one hour later which should work just fine :) It leaves A'dam Centraal @ 9.37

      March 24, 2014

    • Slawek

      I will join you guys, what time should we meet in front of Starbucks in the passage?

      April 1, 2014

  • Efi

    If someone goes by car from Delft,Rotterdam,Breda etc and is willing to share the ride with me please let me know! thank you!

    March 24, 2014

    • Tom van G.

      Would also like to join a ride from Rotterdam/ Delft/ Den Haag-ish...

      March 31, 2014

  • Franco

    I'm leaving from Rotterdam. No car. If someone have space in the car, otherwise by train to s-Hertogenbosch, and if there are others we can share a taxi, to the starting point.

    March 31, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds great, but unfortunately I am away that weekend.

    March 25, 2014

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