Sunday 26 December 2021 Do you also feel like a walk on Boxing Day? Then come to the iconic Hoge Berg, the oldest spot on the island, and walk past De Waddel sheep farm for some tasty snacks from the farm. You get them in a bowl so that you can enjoy sheep cheese, sheep sausage and lamb products on the way. Discover the Hoge Berg and walk your own route, or take the De Waddel route booklet with you with information about the area and accompanying treasure hunt for children. Children receive a small surprise after the scavenger hunt. Put on boots as it can be a bit soggy here and there. Don't want to walk but do want to come and taste? That is of course also possible. Times: you can book the activity at various times. View the calendar with times for this. Costs: €12.50 for adults and €7.50 for children. Tickets are available, click on 'View times' to book or visit the Texel Tourist Information store.
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This activity takes place at Schapenbedrijf de Waddel. Westergeest 4, 1791 LJ Den Burg. There is little parking space at De Waddel. Are you coming on foot or by bike? If that doesn't work, park the car at the Georgian cemetery on the 'Zuidhaffel' and walk to the farm.
It is convenient to wear boots. Dogs are allowed on a leash. Do you want to come with a larger group? Do you want to ask something? Send a message to Marjon Bakker: +31628108651.
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At De Waddel cloche farm (from 1625) at the foot of the Hoge Berg, the farm shop and fresh and frozen vending machines sell raw milk sheep's cheese and real Texel lamb. feeding sheep All kinds of fun and educational activities are also organised, such as guided tours, tastings and knapsack tours. You can also go once with the farmer to feed the sheep. During the activities you can enjoy the sheep and the iconic landscape De Hoge Berg. This sloping area, with garden walls, gullies and sheep sheds, is the oldest part of Texel. Attention for landscape and animals At De Waddel they love this landscape and it is natural for them to take good care of it. They also work in a nature-inclusive way and as circular as possible. The sheep are outside all year round and the lambs are raised with their mothers. Some of the sheep are milked from May to October. They make sheep's cheese from the milk in the traditional way. De Waddel is a member of Slow Food, a worldwide organization that is committed to preserving traditional cuisine and a good, clean and fair food system. Would you like to spend an afternoon with the sheep farmer or take a walk with tasting on the Hoge Berg? Tickets for this are available via this website, view our agenda via 'What's on'.
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