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Children’s activities

A few ideas for children’s activities in Belgium. They range from outdoor walks and cycle rides, woodland exploration, play activities, to some museums that cater for the younger generation.

Keerbergen Windmill: See it working!

Visit the Keerbergen Windmill, known in Dutch as Keerbergen Heimolen, on Saturdays when the miller lets its sails turn!

Vossenhol

‘t Vossenhol and Bertem Woods

Enjoy this 8 km country walk through Bertem Woods and visit ‘t Vossenhol children’s forest playground.

Pairi Daiza

Pairi Daiza: More than a zoo

Pairi Daiza is a zoo that is so much more than a zoo. It’s a journey around the world.

how to identify garden butterflies

How to identify garden butterflies

Wondering how to identify garden butterflies? Here’s a quick guide to 16 of the most common species you’re likely to see in a garden.

A feeding hedgehog

How to make a hedgehog feeding station

A great way to encourage the local hedgehogs to visit your garden is to make a hedgehog feeding station. Here are step-by-step instructions.

Visit the Park Abbey, Leuven

Partly beautifully renovated, the Park Abbey of Leuven comprises a church, museum, farm, fishponds, gatehouses and brasserie.

The Erps-Kwerps Vijvers

Hidden away but visible from passing trains, the Erps-Kwerps Vijvers reveal a wealth of nature to the patient observer.