In Spring just rent a bicycle at the ferry port at cycle through the Texel tulip fields.
At Landgoed De Bonte Belevenis you can see (some do it yourself) how things are produced. There is a:
When you enter the area, you have to pay for the entrance. You can also buy a ticket to make your own bread, candle, soap and paper. For kids it is real fun to make it yourself. My nieces did it too and they liked it.
In 2009 the opening hours are:
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
In the summer holiday the area is opened on Sunday as well (12noon - 5pm).
Between half January and half February they are closed.
The area is mostly wheelchair accessible.
Texel is easy, go to Den-Helder with the train, on the ferry to Texel
On Texel the bike is the best way of getting around, just rent one for a day or a week, even a motorbike is nice ;o) You can rent them in several places in Den Burg, take the bus from the derry landing.
Visit caffee 'Happy Days' in Den Hoorn. It is a good restaurant and in summer tourists and locals mingel and have a good time
Fondest memory: being there, on this Island, on a very stormy night, 1500 tents were blown from the Island and a lot of people stayed in the pub over night because they lost their tents.