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Cycling in Drenthe

Fietstocht Heerlijkheid Ruinen loopt langs BB Molenbergh

Drenthe has been crowned the cycling province of the Netherlands, and with good reason; with over 1700 kilometers of cycling paths you have free reign over your route. Close to Molenbergh you will find nodes 60 and 83 of the Cycling network. We offer a map of the surrounding paths as well as labels for your handlebars where you can keep track of your route, or you can choose to use a predetermined route.

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The mountainbiker will feel welcome in Drenthe as well. We recommend the MTB-routes in Havelte for their relatively large amount of hills and their vicinity to Molenbergh at only 10 kilometers. Here you can find other routes in Drenthe.

 

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You can choose to bring your own bikes and stall them in our enclosed cycling storage where you can opt to charge your electric bikes. Would you rather rent a bicycle? That is easily done beforehand at bicycleshop Visscher in Ruinerwold who will deliver the bicycles before your arrival.

Charging points

If you plan on going out on your electric bike, it might be useful to check these locations to refill your battery

 

Below you will find a variety of predetermined routes for tourists from our house.

Make it a nice day. You can choose to have us deliver a picnic basket to you along your route.

Heerlijkheid Ruinen

Heerlijkheid Ruinerwold  44 KM

This signed route can be started at Molenbergh. You will then cycle over Koekange to the lovely village of Echtenerveld. A wonderful sloping forest path winds through fens and meadows. You can choose to take a brake halfway in Ruinen where you will find a lot of beautiful terraces. Afterwards the route continues along the 7 kilometer long Dr. Larijweg with stately, monumental farms and pear trees at both sides.

We have a print-out at our home, but you can also choose to download the route here or use GPX.

 

Fietsroute Ruinerwold en De Reest

Ruinerwold and Reestdal 45 km

This route from Drents Landschap follows the Reest, a meandering brook between Drenthe and Overijssel. The valley has its own character and is incomparable with other river valleys in Drenthe. The route will take you past estates, heathers, forests, fields and cosy farms.

We have a print-out at our home, but you can also choose to download the route here or use GPX.

The route is written out and comes with additional information concering local points of interest. The route leads past our accomodation, and so you can start from here.

 

 

Buiten de bewoonde wereld in Nationaal Park Dwingelderveld

Dwingelderveld 47 KM

From Molenbergh you can choose to start ‘Buiten de bewoonde wereld in Nationaal Park Dwingelderveld’.This 47.18 kilometer router will take you past Dutch farms with green meadows to the expansive heather and the forests of Dwingelderveld. We always recommend this route.

We have a print-out at our home, but you can also choose to download it here or use GPX.

The route is written out and comes with additional information concering local points of interest. The route leads past our accomodation, and so you can start from here.

 

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Havelterbergroute 54 KM

The Havelterbergroute is a varied cycling route through rural Drenthe. You will cycle past hunebeds, heathers and flocks of sheep. You pass through Ruinerwold, Havelte and Meppel, a lovely town that puts its trading past on full display. The town also offers plenty of opportunities for a meal on one of its many terraces.

We have a print-out at our home, but you can also choose to download it here or use GPX.

 

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Cycling through the Colonies of Weldadigheid (Bounty)

A little farther away from Molenbergh, but wholly recommended all the same, lie the cycling routes through Weldadig Oord, around 20 kilometers north of Molenbergh.
Cycle through nature and follow in the tracks of the paupers. Experience the Colonies of Bounty, a unique part of Dutch history spread through Drenthe, Friesland and Overijssel. Weldadig Oord has assembled a couple of wonderful cycling and hiking routes. These can be found in our B&B or you can download them here.