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  • Pool of Peace

    The Pool of Peace (or Lone Tree Crater) in Wijtschate is now a peaceful reminder of the great Mine Battle of June 1917. The opening of the offensive was marked ...

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    Peace

    Silent witnesses in stone, earth and wood. Heuvelland has hundreds of them. Memories of three world conflicts, but also reminders of the many wars that still rage today. Something to ...

  • Refugees Memorial Garden

    In the Hellegatstraat, some 300 metres from the church in Westouter, there is a memorial garden that commemorates the plight of refugees in the First World War and in other ...

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    Landart

    At two sites in Heuvelland you can find rest areas with land art and other natural play elements. Ideal for a break during your exploration of our region.

  • Bayernwald (Bayern Wood)

    This unique German site is located between the villages of Wijtschate and Voormezele. The site consists of two mine galleries, a mine shaft, a trench system and five bunkers. It ...

  • Lettenberg Hill

    The 'Lettenberg' hill is a spur of the much larger Kemmel Hill, which was the most important British observation post in the sector. Towards the end of 1916, the British ...

  • Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery

    The castle or chateau of Kemmel stood to the north-west of the village and the cemetery was opened on the north side of the castle park in December 1914. It ...

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  • Documentary Zero Hour

    Prepare your visit to Bayernwald, the Pool of Peace or other WWI sites in Heuvelland by watching the documentary 'Zero hour' in advance. 'Zero hour' is about the underground warfare in the region....

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    Crater and mines 7,1 km

    On 7 June 1917, in the middle of the First World War, nineteen mines were exploded under the German positions near Wijtschate. The explosions left craters that are distinguished by ...

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    Sporttrack

    From simple pleasure to active teambuilding, from original birthday party to well-organized business event, from gently floating on the lake to tandeming through Heuvelland at high speed, from...

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    The Silence Path

    Do you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, to leave behind the non-stop flood of e-mails and text messages, to hit the pause button and just be yourself, even if only for a...

  • Haere Mai

    B&B Haere Mai is situated in the peaceful countryside of Heuvelland. Our B&B is situated less than a mile from the village of Loker, halfway Kemmelberg and Scherpenberg. Idealy situated for cycling...

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    A stone's throw from Heuvelland

    Heuvelland is a perfect – and peaceful – base for exploring the wider Westhoek region and northern France. The Heuvelland map gives you an overview of our region and the roads to neighboring...

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    Pony rides Equisense

    Equisense for kids organises ponyrides in the nature for children from 3 untill 15 years. If you prefer something more substantial under your backside, perhaps the Shetland ponies are more your...

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    'Zero Hour' The Battle of Messines - 8 km

    On this trail, you'll be joined by William Redmond, John Meeke and many other Irish, New Zealanders and Australians who gave their lives on the ridge between Wijschate and Messines. ...

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    'Zero Hour' The Battle of Messines - 10 km

    On this trail, you'll be joined by William Redmond, John Meeke and many other Irish, New Zealanders and Australians who gave their lives on the ridge between Wijschate and Messines. ...

  • Bayernwald cycling route

    Located at an elevation of 40 metres, Bayernwald has great military and strategic value. Holding high ground offers armies an advantage: a good view of the enemy front line. Start: Wijtschate...

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    Cycling route 'Mine Battle' 14 - 18

    Cycling route 'Mine Battle' (43 km) takes you along the places where 19 mines exploded on 7th June 1917. The cyling route is 43 km and signposted. Start: Visitor's Centre, Sint ...

Accommodation

  • Capelaniehof 1

    A Deligthful farm close to the French border, with its own play area and farm animals. You will stay in one of the four apartments for 6 to 8 people in the fully renovated barn. For nature lovers,...

  • De Douvevallei - De Klaproos

    The holiday home for 6 (max 8) people is located on the south flank of the Red and Black mountain at the end of a dead end street, in one of the quietest and most idyllic corners of Heuvelland. You...

  • Capelaniehof 3

    A Deligthful farm close to the French border, with its own play area and farm animals. You will stay in one of the four apartments for 6 to 8 people in the fully renovated barn. For nature lovers,...

  • Fika Stuga

    Fika Stuga is a spacious and modern holiday home for four people, set in pleasant green surroundings. The Scandinavian inspired stuga consists of two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, as well...

  • Capelaniehof

    A Deligthful farm close to the French border, with its own play area and farm animals. You will stay in one of the four apartments for 6 to 8 people in the fully renovated barn. For nature lovers,...

  • Capelaniehof 4

    A Deligthful farm close to the French border, with its own play area and farm animals. You will stay in one of the four apartments for 6 to 8 people in the fully renovated barn. For nature lovers,...

  • Capelaniehof 2

    A Deligthful farm close to the French border, with its own play area and farm animals. You will stay in one of the four apartments for 6 to 8 people in the fully renovated barn. For nature lovers,...

  • B&B Verblijfshoeve 't Wolvennest

    Charming and stylish. ’t Wolvennest is an oasis of peace and quiet. This former farm is now a classy B&B, where you can relax and enjoy the pleasure of the surroundings. On foot, by bike, by horse...

  • De Douvevallei - De Knotwilg

    The holiday home for 8 up to 10 people is located on the south flank of the Red and Black Mountain at the end of a dead end street, in one of the quietest and most idyllic corners of Heuvelland....

  • Firmament

    Experience total peace and space. Our authentic holiday home with eight bedrooms for a total of eighteen people is situated on private land, between our own vineyard and the foot of the...

  • Bosheuvel

    Our vacation home is very quiet, overlooking the Rodeberg and Hellegat forrest.You can especially enjoy the peace and quiet that nature has to offer.A hike, bike ride or nice quiet meal for the...

  • De Douvevallei

    In Douvevallei, they know that a holiday is about clearing your head, and they are more than willing to help with that. This farmhouse not only has cosy cedar pods that you can settle into alone or...

  • De Douvevallei - De Hulst

    The holiday home for 2 (max 4) people is located on the south flank of the Red and Black Mountain at the end of a dead end street, in one of the quietest and most idyllic corners of Heuvelland....

  • Den Hoogewal

    Farmhouse Den Hoogewal accommodate 17 people. Located in the center of the village with peace and greenery. The children are not forgotten: there is a swing, slide, trampoline, bikes for the...

  • Oosthoeve

    A new holiday home for 20 people in a very peaceful spot, with a fully fitted kitchen. Spacious living room and seperate sitting area with bar. Six large bedrooms each with its own bathroom...

  • Haere Mai

    B&B Haere Mai is situated in the peaceful countryside of Heuvelland. Our B&B is situated less than a mile from the village of Loker, halfway Kemmelberg and Scherpenberg. Idealy situated for cycling...

  • Ecochique

    Discover the hills and landscape of Heuvelland in an ecochique way. Ecochique cycle hire is located on two fantastic cycle routes: the West Flanders Hills route and the 'Schreve' (Borderlands)...

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