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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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Amusement Park De Goudvis

A gigantic outdoor playground, over 2200 m2 covered play paradise plus a cafe with terrace, make Amusement Park De Goudvis a great destination whatever the weather. It is also a great place for a children's party or school trip.

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Bakery Museum

The scent of freshly baked Dutch cake makes you taste the good old days. Our bakers show you all aspects of their trade, while children can practise old baking techniques throughout the day. 

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Beach combing Museum

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

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Beach pavilion

A bite to eat, a drink and a walk along the beach? There is plenty to do on Castricum beach! Club Zand, Zoomers, Zeezicht and Deining are all beach tents well worth your time.

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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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Bobs Party & Events

Bobs Party & Events is an all-round party complex with, among other things, 12 bowling lanes, a convivial café and restaurant, stylish party rooms and four themed locations, guaranteeing a great night out!

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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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Cheesemarket Alkmaar

The cheesemarket Alkmaar will take place from 31 March untill September 29th 2018 , every friday from 10 am untill 12.30 pm on the Waagplein.

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De Oude Keuken

De Oude Keuken (Het Oude Theehuys Foundation) is a social enterprise located on the premises of mental health institution Dijk en Duin in Castricum. Gorgeous food, enjoyable music and the delights that the forest and the dune landscape offer.

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This trail is only possible between April and October because of the timetable of one of the ferries. As the name suggests, the cyclist will come across several ferries on this trail around the Alkmaarder and Uitgeester lake. 

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Forteiland IJmuiden

With the help of over 90 volunteers, association Forteiland IJmuiden organises visiting days for the general public to Forteiland. Forteiland is not normally accessible. A fun and educational day out for all ages! 

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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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Amsterdam, Alkmaar, the surrounding nature, all cultural attractions nearby. Funnily enough the least known pearl in the area is the very capital of the province of Noord-Holland. Here you can combine culture with shopping, history with wining and dining, and the city with the beach.

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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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Monkey Town

Enormous climbing and scrambling equipment, challenging tunnels, secret alleyways and not to forget the ball pits, super lego, trampolines and bouncy castles.

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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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Swimming Pool de Waterakkers

"De Waterakkers" in Heemskerk is not just a by-word for a unique swim paradise. Many other ways to unwind also exist, such Sauna & Thermen "De Waterakkers".

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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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Whether you are looking for a group or family day out, or just want to come on your own to admire the butterflies: you are very welcome in Butterfly Garden Vlindorado.

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Weekly Markets

Many great weekly markets are held in Alkmaar, Uitgeest, Bergen, Egmond aan Zee, Castricum, Heiloo and Heemskerk. If you want to know when exactly, read on!

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Zaanse Schans

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

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Zoo Hoenderdaell

The Lion Foundation is a rescue centre for feline predators, located at Hoenderdaell Estate. The foundation's aim is to provide shelter for these animals when in need.

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Kennemer Duincamping Bakkum

Zeeweg 31
1901 NZ Castricum

Telephone: +31 (0)251-661091
WhatsApp: 06-20701816
E-mail: info@campingbakkum.nl
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