Walk through the rolling, old country of Texel and enjoy a tasting along the way with a piece of sheep cheese and sausage from sheep farm De Waddel. The Hoge Berggebied is an icon landscape, with garden walls, sheep pens and many unpaved paths between the meadows. In the spring there are plenty of sheep with lambs. There is a longer (5.3 km.) and a shorter (3.3 km.) walk. You will receive a route booklet with information about the area and De Waddel. At De Waddel, nature-inclusive and circular work is carried out as much as possible. Opening hours: you can book the walk with tasting on Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. Costs: € 12.50 per group (max. 6 people). Please note: you book 1 ticket for the entire group! Would you rather have a lunch with farm products for the road? Send a message to Marjon Bakker to inquire about the possibilities: +31628108651. You can also contact her with other questions. Tickets are available, click on 'Buy tickets' to book or visit the Texel Tourist Office.
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Start at the farm shop of Schapenbedrijf De Waddel. Westergeest 4, 1791 LJ Den Burg. You walk on and around the Hoge Berg, largely on unpaved paths and in some places through the meadows.
It is convenient to wear boots. Dogs are only allowed on the short walk. This activity is for one family/group (max. 5 people). Do you want to come with a larger group? Do you have questions or special dietary requirements? 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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