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Campsite Landgoed Kattenbergse Hoeve

Markelo, Overijssel, the Netherlands

  • 4-star family campsite
  • In the middle of green Twente
  • Animation in the high season
  • Beautiful cycling and walking routes
  • Amusement and waterparks nearby
0 - 7 years

Very suitable for children
younger than 7 years old.

8 - 14 years

Suitable for children
between 8 and 14 years old

14+ years

Less suitable for children
14 and up

Atmospheric family campsite

Camping Landgoed Kattenbergse Hoeve is an oasis of peace in the middle of the green region of Twente, in the province of Overijssel. This rural family campsite is located in a hilly and forested area, about two kilometers from Markelo. From a new swimming pool to a large playground: this campsite has all kinds of modern facilities. Children can splash around in the outdoor pool and play on the brand new play equipment. Take a short break? Relax on the beautifull playing field and enjoy of the wilderness of eastern Holland!


During the high season an animation team will be providing the entertainment. Teenagers can enjoy themselves with table tennis and the recreation room, where they can relax and enjoy watching television. Furthermore, the friendly family campsite has a jeu de boules court, a bar and a restaurant . The Kattenbergse Hoeve is also an ideal base for canoe and sport fishing enthusiasts: as "De Schipbeek" river flows past the estate.

Renovated swimming pool

After being taken over by new owners, the Kattenbergse Hoeve is in full swing. The swimming pool has been renovated, there is a completely new toilet block and brand new playground equipment has been installed. In 2019, both the reception and the entrance were given a new look and on the camping field comfort pitches were realized.

Into the wilderness

Of course there is plenty to experience during your camping holiday: the varied landscape filled with forests, heathland and farmland in Twente are ideal for hikers, cyclists, fishermen, bird watchers and even game spotters! Explore the rolling landscape of National Park De Sallandse Heuvelrug (17 km), the Twents Reggedal (12 km) and De Borkeld (6 km), perfect for bird watching, hiking and bike tours.


In the village of Markelo you will find various cozy terraces, the historic Martinus church and a 19th-century mill, the "Molen van Buursink-De Hoop", a national monument! In addition, the area offers beautiful farms and havezathen and romantic castles such as the Wegdam and Weldam.

Cycling & hiking

Hiking enthusiasts will feel at home at the Kattenberg and at the 40 meter high Markelose Berg. Traverse the area via the "Twentse Wallen-Markelo" walking route, voted as the nations best walking route of 2018! Mountain bikers can enjoy themselves at the MTB Route of Markelo, a 30-kilometer route with single tracks and around two hundred meters of altitude changes over the Markeloseberg and the Kattenberg, an amazing challenge! Up for even more challenge? Go mountain biking on the best MTB route in the Netherlands: the Rijssense MTB route (2015). Up for a more peacefull ride? At the stables "Snorrewind" or "Barlo" in Markelo a horse or donkey can be rented for a fantastic ride on horseback.

Grand Lodgetent II camping de Pekelinge

Grand Lodgetent II

  • Sleeps 2 adults and 4 children
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Pillows and blankets
Bunaglowtent Blue Gulperberg aanzicht

Bungalowtent Blue

  • Sleeps 6 persons
  • Large fridge with freezer
  • Raised beds with frame
  • Tent heating
  • Bring own bed sheets/blankets
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GlamLodge tent model

GlamLodge tent

  • Sleeps 6 persons
  • Large fridge with freezer
  • Gas BBQ (skottel braai)
  • Fan and Heating
  • Covered terrace
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What can one do in the area of campsite Landgoed Kattenberg Hoeve?

  • Beautiful forest walks
  • Relax
  • Bustling textile cities
  • Vast heaths
  • De Borkeld & De Sallandse Heuvelrug

Highly recommended is the nature reserve de Borkeld (6 km), a varied nature reserve between Holten and Rijssen where a beautiful herd of Drentsche heideschapen grazes. Here you can visit the information farm 'n Witten. From the farm a beautiful hiking trail leads to the Friezenberg, where you can look out over the beautiful heaths and admire the ancient burial mounds, recognizable by the 'bumps' in the landscape.

Discover bustling cities? For nice shops, fine restaurants and interesting museums, visit Enschede (36 km) or Hengelo (25 km), where you can find Rijksmuseum Twenthe and Museum Hengelo. Hanseatic city Deventer is rich in art and culture: from the colorful Toy Museum to the beautiful Bolwerksmolen and the Proosdij in the Sandrasteeg, the oldest stone house in the Netherlands.

A nice day out with the kids? Go to Hellendoorn Adventure Park , where 30 hidden attractions, beautiful shows and adventurous events await you, hidden in the forests of Hellendoorn (35 minutes by car). At Museum Buurtspoorweg you can experience a wonderful ride in an old-fashioned steam train and also at Recreatiepark Het Hulsbeek in Oldenzaal (35 minutes by car) children can have fun for hours: in the play forest there are more than 20 cool play equipment.

Bad weather? Go to the covered children's play paradise Dolle Pret in Almelo, where kids can enjoy climbing, scrambling, jumping and taking a ride in an old-fashioned merry-go-round. Prefer to play, swim, play football and go-karting? Go to Sports and Experience Center De Scheg in Deventer! Here the little ones play princely on a tropical island.