Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

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Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Potimus » Wed 3rd Jan 2018 03:48 pm

Hi guys, first post here in quite a while. I've missed the place!

Anyway planning a family camping trip for a week this summer for me the Mrs and the little one, only ever done Amsterdam before so could do with some pointers for other places.

Will be getting the ferry Harwich to Hook of Holland, then can drive on anywhere from there really.

Looking for countryside campsites. Will have the car and bikes with us so getting around should be easy, and would like to do some buy-and-flys to pick up some smoke for later in the evenings 😁

If anyone's got any ideas of places let me know, the more ideas the better, I'm just starting my planning.

Peace!
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Re: Family camping trip

Post by Willjay » Wed 3rd Jan 2018 11:12 pm

How old is the little one?
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Re: Family camping trip

Post by Potimus » Thu 4th Jan 2018 06:21 am

2, and happy to sit on the back of a bicycle for longish rides so hopefully we can see a lot.

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by dlw » Fri 5th Jan 2018 10:13 am

Check out flevoland..on a tram route too

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Potimus » Fri 5th Jan 2018 10:47 am

Flevoland looks like a promising area, thanks!

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by LLMReb » Sun 4th Feb 2018 10:43 pm

Please be sure to post a report, Potimus. I’ve always been curious of Flevoland. My little man is 18 months and we did King’s Day w him last year. It is so much fun with the little ones. FYI the park and sandbox between Haarlemerstraat and Brouwersgraacht is a great location to play with the little one. You have a toilet there and can nip off 2 blocks to Siberie.

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Potimus » Sun 11th Feb 2018 08:04 am

Thanks for the advice, I'll make sure I put up a report.

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Potimus » Sun 11th Feb 2018 08:05 am

How was Kings Day with a little one in tow? Not too stressful?

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by OneHighMofo » Sun 11th Feb 2018 08:21 am

Welcome back!
Duinrell at Wassenaar is a great campsite with a cracking water park and funfair for the kids. They have decent little chalet style accommodation and Leiden is only a short hop away.

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Pierre von Mondragon » Mon 12th Feb 2018 01:51 pm

I've not been to Duinrell, but heard it is meant to be most magnificent water slides etc Wassenaar beach itself is nice though, and that part of the country has quick connections to everywhere, very easy cycle to Leiden or Den Haag. I stayed at Camping Vliegenbos in Amsterdam Noord once, and it was a noisy eurobackpacker party zone, nae good for kids.

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by LLMReb » Tue 13th Feb 2018 02:28 am

Potimus wrote:
Sun 11th Feb 2018 08:05 am
How was Kings Day with a little one in tow? Not too stressful?
Here you go - my King’s Day trip report!

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=33855

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by OneHighMofo » Tue 13th Feb 2018 09:09 am

Pierre von Mondragon wrote:
Mon 12th Feb 2018 01:51 pm
I've not been to Duinrell, but heard it is meant to be most magnificent water slides etc Wassenaar beach itself is nice though, and that part of the country has quick connections to everywhere, very easy cycle to Leiden or Den Haag. I stayed at Camping Vliegenbos in Amsterdam Noord once, and it was a noisy eurobackpacker party zone, nae good for kids.
Yes the water slides are most magnificent - they're worthy of a trip as an adult as they are quite the hair raising experience with an almost vertical drop at the start. The velocity achievable is almost enough to force ones swimming trunks up the holiest of holies. I can attest to this.

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by madmaxxx » Tue 13th Feb 2018 10:57 am

Get the daily mail holidays and stay at durinel for less than 200£ a week for the whole family inc ferry.been doing it last 10 years

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Pierre von Mondragon » Wed 14th Feb 2018 11:54 am

Cheers, blast-tastic hopefully!

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Re: Camping trip outside of Amsterdam

Post by Daz1976 » Thu 22nd Feb 2018 01:24 pm

Back in 1999 I stayed at a campsite just outside of Amsterdam, pretty sure it was Amstelveen, was a long time ago and not sure if it's still there. Was a great place and was a short bus/tram ride into the dam.

😎 Those were the days.......

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