Nature store and tour/tasting
Schapenbedrijf De Waddel

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'.


Westergeest 4

1791 LJ Den Burg

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10:30 - 12:30 hour



Important to know

De Waddel is open from May 1 to October 31 on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. From November 1 to April 30, they are only open on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The fresh food vending machine along the road is always open. Would you like to place an order? This can be done via

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