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.

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.

sounds of nature: waves crashing on a beach

Listen to the sounds of nature

Listening to the sounds of nature can help counteract stress and anxiety. They may be particularly helpful during the current coronavirus crisis.