Central in the Netherlands
Welcome to Landgoed Ruwinkel, your perfect holiday destination in the heart of the Netherlands.
In the middle of the beautiful Green Heart region, our resort is the ideal base for exploring all the top attractions in the country.
One of the great advantages of our location is that all the major tourist destinations are just a short drive away. In fact, you can reach most of them within just one hour by car, thanks to the Netherlands' compact size. Here are some of the distances from Landgoed Ruwinkel to a few of the most popular places:
- Amsterdam: 63 km (approximately 1 hour by car)
- Utrecht: 25 km (approximately 30 minutes by car)
- Rotterdam: 85 km (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by car)
- The Hague: 80 km (approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes by car)
- Keukenhof Gardens: 85 km (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by car)
- Efteling Theme Park: 80 km (approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes by car)
- Giethoorn: 80 km (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by car)
As you can see, all these fantastic attractions are within easy reach when you stay at Landgoed Ruwinkel.
Enjoy the tropical temperatures in the covered jungle of Burgers' Zoo. Walk through the caves to the warmth of the desert. Discover the beauty of the mangrove. All of this is possible without encountering a single drop of rain at Burgers' Zoo. From Landgoed Ruwinkel, it takes less than half an hour to get there by car.
Verkozen tot het leukste uitje van de provincie Utrecht 2023! Het Nationaal Militair Museum laat u de geschiedenis zien van alles wat met onze landsverdediging te maken heeft in een zeer imposant gebouw op de voormalige vliegbasis Soesterberg. Een must see! Maar er zijn natuurlijk nog meer musea in de omgeving om te bezoeken.
Hoog Catharijne was the first indoor shopping mall in the Netherlands back in the 1970s. Over the years, efforts have been made to bring the shopping center up to date, and they have succeeded. From the nearby Veenendaal de Klomp station, you can be at the shopping center in just 20 minutes by train
4. Het zandsculpterenfestijn
In Garderen, you'll find the indoor sand sculpture festival. With a new theme every year, it's worth visiting annually. In certain periods every spring, you can see the artists at work - it's super fun to watch! Once the artworks are finished, you can of course just enjoy them.
5. Discover a casstle
There are so many castles and palaces nearby that you can visit a different one every day. One lesser-known castle, but certainly interesting due to its rich history, is Kasteel Amerongen. You can also experience the royal life at Paleis Het Loo in Apeldoorn or visit the imperial residence at Huis Doorn.