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Alkmaar Civic Museum

Discovering things together is fun, and Alkmaar Civic Museum is full of rooms with varied exhibits. Things of beauty, films about historic events, interactive displays and interesting facts.

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Beach combing Museum

The Strandvondsten Museum is located directly behind the railway station in Castricum. 

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Bergen Ten days of Art

Visit and stay at campsite Bakkum during the Bergen “Ten days of Art”. The end of October Bergen hosts its “Kunst 10-daagse” festival. The town lays out various routes along workshops, artwork, special initiatives and events.

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Brederode Castle ruins

It is an imposing castle, not something that many could afford in the thirteenth century. But the Brederode family were one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Holland; a branch of the Van Teylingen family, who were related to the Earls of Holland. The precise relationship is not known however, and neither is its age.

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Canoe Rental De Aker

Canoe Rental De Aker was established in 1972 and has gained a national reputation among canoe enthusiasts, not least because of the stunning routes it offers and the pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

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Captain Rommel's garden

Not just any garden, but one that hosts a variety of recreational, cultural and educational activities. The garden aims to be both an oasis of peace and quiet where people can meet, but it equally caters for those who wish to stroll, or to quietly enjoy all the wonderful flora from the comfort of one of the benches. 

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Fort Resort Beemster

Part of Unesco World Heritage site Defence Line of Amsterdam, Fort aan de Nekkerweg is a unique sauna, spa, wellness hotel and restaurant near Purmerend. 

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Frans Hals Museum

The complete collection of old masters at the Frans Hals Museum comprises around 600 paintings, and a large part is on permanent display. 

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Gasterij de Kruisberg

The quality of the food is as important as good service at Gasterij de Kruisberg. We welcome you six days a week and cater for one, two or groups of any size. 

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Het Huis van Hilde

They were the same as we are, and yet their life looked very different... Come and get to know Hilde from Castricum, Cees the Stone Age man, the Alkmaar woman Brecht, and many others. Archaeologists retrieved skeletons and reconstructed their faces so life-like that they seem effortless time travellers who have come to visit us in the here and now!

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Lake Alkmaar

Alkmaardermeer, a large lake near Castricum, offers a wide choice of facilities for those who like water sports, while stunning cycle and walking routes run along its banks. 

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Linnaeushof: Europe’s largest playground

The Pirate’s Nest is for real daredevils, as it can only be reached via long, hanging bridges, high above the water.

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Marketplace De Bazaar

De Bazaar, Europe's largest marketplace under cover, guarantees a nice day's shopping.

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The largest science center in the Netherlands has five floors full of exciting things to do and discover.

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Restaurant 'Natuurlijk'

At Natuurlijk (Dutch for Natural) in Egmond aan Zee you can expect a warm, convivial atmosphere and a hearty welcome.

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Restaurant Johanna's Hof

Restaurant Johanna's Hof is the ideal place to visit after an enjoyable time in the dunes and woods of Castricum. It's located opposite the camping.

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Ruiterhuys offers a rustic restaurant, terrace, a playing field with safe play equipment, a children's farm, an indoor riding arena and small-scale bed & breakfast facilities as well as stabling.

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Sea Aquarium Bergen aan Zee

The sea aquarium in Bergen aan Zee is well worth a visit. Renewed since 2016, it boasts over 300 different species of fish.

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Verkade Pavilion

Verkade Pavilion To this day, Verkade is one of the Netherlands’ leading producers of chocolate and biscuits.

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Visitor Centre De Hoep

In Castricum, close to the beach, you will find visitor centre De Hoep. It offers absorbing expositions on the natural environment in the Noord-Holland dune reserve and on the importance of the dunes in the drinking water supply, suitable for all ages.

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Zaanse Schans

In this typically Dutch, historical area there is lots to see and do.

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Kennemer Duincamping Bakkum

Zeeweg 31
1901 NZ Castricum

Telephone: +31 (0)251-661091
WhatsApp: 06-16898356
E-mail: info@campingbakkum.nl
IBAN: NL80 INGB 0001 2965 37