Naaldwijk Travel Guide

  • Naaldwijk
    Naaldwijk
    by ATLC
  • Naaldwijk
    Naaldwijk
    by ATLC
  • Naaldwijk
    Naaldwijk
    by ATLC

Naaldwijk Things to Do

  • Silence please !

    At a road called Opstalweg there is a little park, very little. just some grass, tress and when you look very close some stones. Not JUST stones but grave stones. Its a Israelitisch Grave-yard. You can only pay a visite when you make an appointment.I couldnt find more info on the net.... sorry for that.

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  • The place for good info

    If you like to have a historical walk through Naaldwijk, or you car is broken, or you need a good map....just walk into this shop / building. Its the VVV (tourist-info) and the ANWB (car medical help and also when you are in trouble on holidays, but you have to be a member).

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  • Rebuilding stone

    If you look around you close enough and pay attention to your surroundings then you can see special things. Near the millhouse in the Millstreet (Molenstraat) is a house and on the front there is this stone.It says that the house is build on 22-6-1832 and rebuild on the 22-6-1943 (and that is special cause its in WW II.

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  • Momument of a school

    This monument is found near a school. Its children having fun and jumping over one an other. First it was on their schoolyard but since a little while its moved into a little garden near the school. And the green is taking it over...so you have to look very good to see it.

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  • St. Adrianuschurch

    In the 12th centure there was a wooden church build. The history tells us that Hendrik of Naaldwijk in 1307 build a church and did that on a different spot then where the church is now. In 1472 this church is stroke by lightning and and there is not a lot left of it. In 1572 there is the statuestorm (i havent got a clue what its called in Englisch)...

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  • Huize Bijdorp

    This is an old house somewhere near the nightlife. Its a bit a strange thing, cause i cant find a thing on the internet about it. I do know that the millhouse is close to this building (there was a mill once in Naaldwijk) and i think this house belonged to the mill and was there for animals or maybe staff. But if i am not telling the truth...please...

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Naaldwijk Hotels

  • Fletcher Hotel

    Tiendweg 20, Naaldwijk null

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

Naaldwijk Restaurants

  • Hmmm Pizza Ereclea !

    You can go here and have a meal, but that is not the best thing to do. So if you can dont go there but let it bring home. If you sitt down there, then you are not alone. Most people come there to take a pizza away. On Tuesdays all the pizza's are just ? 5, so when you are hungry make sure its on a Tuesday! Pizza Ereclea is the best, .....pizza...

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  • Greek surroundings and music

    This place is so different then the other Greek we have in town. This one is very small (only about 10 tables) and with Dutch people who serve your food (never seen a Greek there). But the surroundings in and outside the building are very, very Greek. I had some lambchops there and i loved them, but we had some problems with the waiters there, had...

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  • Wow Chinese and Caraibean food

    Overhere you can order (not eat there) for home Chinese food or Suriname food. They will bring it to your house (or where ever you stay) on a little moped.They have normal, spicy and very spicy food. Depending on what i like that day. But i never had a mail that i didnt like.

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Naaldwijk Nightlife

  • The Wollebrand Beachhouse

    Near the Wollebrand (which is a kind of beach on a lake) there is a little restaurant with a veranda. You can sitt there and have a meal or a drink and watch others (or yourself) on the waterski. Just the way you like, were not so hard overhere.

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  • The Wollebrand Beachhouse

    Near the Wollebrand (which is a kind of beach on a lake) there is a little restaurant with a veranda. You can sitt there and have a meal or a drink and watch others (or yourself) on the waterski. Just the way you like, were not so hard overhere.

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  • Playing darts

    This pub is one of the places i have played darts, infact we were the team of the Barrabats, but that was a long time ago. I stopped playing darts but the pub is still there. Its a nice and quiet pub with not to many people. Like i said before, just the way you like it.

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Naaldwijk Transportation

  • Bus station

    This place is near the centre of Naaldwijk. This is where you can wait for the right bus to come. You can take a bus to Hoek van Holland and take a train to Rotterdam or go straight away with the bus to Rotterdam, Den Haag or where ever you wanna go. Most busses come every 30 minutes or once in an hour.

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  • Go by train.....not....

    It was possible to go by train and end up in Naaldwijk. The proof of this can still be found near the Center of Naaldwijk. As you can see on the picture there really was a trainstation..Infact the station still stands only it's now a meeting center for foreign people who live here. Picture taken April 8, 2003

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  • Go by bus...

    Public transport is limited in Naaldwijk, you can only travel by bus or by taxi. You can get from Naaldwijk to and from The Hague and Rotterdam.If you're not in a hurry you take a normal bus which will make a lot of stops in "t Westland".But there's also an express bus which will take you much faster to this cities.You can buy your tickets from the...

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Naaldwijk Shopping

  • At the squire in the middle of the town

    There are not a lot of shops at the Wilhelminaplein. There is a pair of glasses maker (how do you say it is called? Optremist???) and candy-store, clothes, brasserie (little restaurant to eat lunch or small diner), flowerist and camera-photoshop.Thats about it. At a lovely day just sitt down at the terrasse and enjoy all the people coming by on...

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  • The street where once was a mill

    A lot of things in this street, from restaurants (Greek and Spanish, Israelien and Fish and Ships), Chickenfarm (well you can buy chicken), photo shop, cheap clothes store and lots more.Rent a movie and jewelery. Well depending of what you need i would say shop till you drop then go to the chickenfarm and buy a meal (ready made by the chef) or one...

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  • Oldest shopping street in town

    Again all kind of shops. I bed the HEMA is the oldest there, and they didnt change the inside since i was born.....or maybe they did but the inside looks like the surroundings of a pool. Well anyway, there you can buy all kind of things but eating the sausage it the best you can do.There is also a farmacy, leather bags, clothes, Pearl (pair of...

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Naaldwijk Local Customs

  • The old tram station

    The old tramstation in build in 1907 and is used by the Westlandsche Stoomtramweg-Maatschappij. In the second half of the 60's the tram didnt need to ride anymore. And since 1977 it is used by our foreign Dutch people from Turkey or Marrocco (cant tell if its one or the other.)

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  • St. Adrianus church

    This church has been build several times, it was stroke by ligthening and was overtaken by the statuestorm. And when they build it again in 1787 its been only alright till 1870. When they build a new church that one only lest till 1897. And because a person called Hofstede died and left all his belonings to the church (also his grounds and farm)...

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  • The flag

    We live in a area called "Westland". Its in the most West part of the Netherlands. We have our own flag and you can see it on this picture, dancing in the wind. The green is for what we build and the white is for all the greenhouses.

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Naaldwijk Warnings and Dangers

  • Be carefull

    If you see this green top you are very close to where Frans and I live....so pay a visite or that some sneakers and run as fast as you can !This green bulb is from the Watertower.

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  • Staalduinse forrest

    If you like to have a lunch (made by yourself) in the forrest thats okey, but make sure you dont leave anything up there. Bring what is left with you and throw it away in the bins you can find all over this forrest. Cause if all the people would just drop there rubbisch we would have a durty forrest which you didnt wanted to see.There is also a...

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  • If you dont want your kid into a...

    When your kid is just 14 or 15 years of age and you dont wanna let it go to the Disco you better not send it alone into the village. Cause if she / he is looking old enough then he can come in. They have to ask for legitimation but not always is there somebody at the door to do that.Or when your kid is looking like 18 years old they dont ask......

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Naaldwijk What to Pack

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    by Umfufu Updated Sep 4, 2003

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    Luggage and bags: Dont bring to much, all you mis you can buy here and Naaldwijk isnt that expensive

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: All you think you need. We got all sorts of things, beach, forrest, shops, disco....so if you want to find it all, you have to bring all

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: No need, hospital is close by and we have a night / day doctor.

    Photo Equipment: Bring what you can cary, if your out of something its easy to get

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Nearby (in Monster) there is a camping. So if you like to stay there, just bring it. You are just 3 minutes from the beach if you do

    Miscellaneous: Bring you swimmclothes and go to the Wollebrand (more to read about it at the sportstips). Great waterskiing.

    Waterskiing at the Wollebrand
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Naaldwijk Off The Beaten Path

  • Wanna know more about the Westland...

    Wanna know more about birds in the Westland...you have to see the site of http://home.kabelfoon.nl/~duindam/ cause its also in English and it tell you all about the birds they have seen on the spot. Also the forrest i was telling you about in the beginning.

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  • Animals

    Just want to show you some nice animals i have spotted making pictures of other things in Naaldwijk. I think it would be a pity if you miss all this. So sitt back and relax and see something you can see in every country but is nice to see.

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  • Mushrooms

    This picture is take in the Prinsenbos. I think its a nice picture showing you how nice Authum can be if you pay attention to your surroundings.

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Naaldwijk Sports & Outdoors

  • Almost all you can think of

    This is the place of swimming (pool inside and outside), biking, playing football, walking sport, watching sports, horseriding and much more. Well again depending of what you wanna do? I think that playing football with you swimmsuite on will only do well on a Camping or on the beach!

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  • Water skiing

    This is very special... there is a place called Wollebrand. There is a small beach and a kind of a lake. In this lake there are iron statues. These statues are used to let you waterski. Swimmclothes

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  • Walking and swimm

    This little lake is on the west side of Naaldwijk. You can go to swimm there, have fun and maybe you like the fish up there. There is also a butterfly garden. You can take your dog there, cause they are allowed to be there. Its a nice place to spot birds too. So enough to do up there. Once this place was a lot bigger and it was the hunting ground...

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Naaldwijk Favorites

  • Horses and a carriage

    When driving to my appointment with a customer suddenly i saw this carriage.... I just had to stop and take some pictures..It was like going back in history for a moment, right next to the old station in Naaldwijk. Picture taken july 23, 2004

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  • History in Naaldwijk

    Like i told you before there is a lot to see and do in Naaldwijk. But the most important thing i would like to tell is that Naaldwijk is an old town. We got a lot of history bound with the kingdom. I hope that one day you come overhere and spot all those old things. Just to let you get a taste of it, i have found on the internet an old picture how...

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  • Part of the old city hall

    This piece of stonework is from the building that was in the ancient days our city hall. It was a nice little old building with a special front (like most of the houses in Delft and Amsterdam).As you can see its Lady Fortune and its getting worse with the years. But still she is there.....

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