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Welcome to the website of camping De Zandhorst, located in the Frisian village of Wâlterswâld (Wouterswoude) 6 km from the eleven-city city of Dokkum. A campsite that too
has private sanitary facilities.

Camping De Zandhorst is located in a beautiful area in Friesland where you can enjoy the beautiful nature in peace and space. The environment offers you surprising cycling and walking opportunities. Bicycle junction no. 85 is 200 meters from the campsite. You can also make beautiful routes in combination with The story of the Netherlands, the Pieterpad or Elfstedenpad. Near the campsite is fish and waterway called the swimmer / petsloot, you can also enjoy cycling along here. With old cities such as Dokkum, Leeuwarden (and Drachten) nearby, you can soak up culture, but a few hours of shopping is also possible. For daily shopping you can go to various supermarkets in the neighboring villages of Damwâld (Damwoude) and De Westereen (Zwaagwesteinde), which are approximately 3 km away from the campsite. A day trip to 1 of the Wadden Islands such as Ameland or Schiermonnikoog is also easy to do from the campsite. If your hobby is geo caching, then you have an excellent base from the campsite. There are many caches around the campsite, there are also nice routes to follow such as the Easter bunny and the pompeble.

There are approximately 30 pitches, each with its own power supply (10 amp.) and almost all pitches have their own water tap. There are very neat sanitary facilities on site. There are two toilet blocks. The white toilet block has 4 private sanitary units. Each unit is equipped with a toilet, shower and sink. There are 2 washing-up places on the sides. A little further is the dump for the chemical toilet. The green general toilet block has 3 toilets, 2 showers and 2 washing cabins. Each with its own outside entrance. There is also one unit with private sanitary facilities/a complete sanitary facility for the disabled. At the back are 2 covered washing-up areas and there is also our ‘laundering room’ with a washing machine, dryer and centrifuge. We have a small playground for the kids.
Please arrive after 13.30, departure before 10.30. Other times in consultation.

We have 2 holiday chalets and a number of mobile homes for our guests, see rental for more information and availability.

The entire campsite is equipped with free WIFI for our guests.

2023 (subject to change) The composition, per night, of the rate for guests is as follows:

For 2 pers. camper/camping equipment/car + electricity (4 kWh per night) + environmental tax, excl. tourist tax €20.00

-Adult € 4.50
-Child up to 2 years Free
-Child 3 to 18 years € 2,-
-Car+caravan/folding trailer/tent or camper €4 .50-
-(Extra) Car, trailer or motorcycle € 2.50-
-Trekking tent € 1.50-
-Electricity (10 Amp) incl 4 kWh per night, above € 0.70 per kWh with meter. € 4.50-
-Environmental tax € 2.00-
-Showering each time (exchanging cash coins at management) € 0.50-
-Visitor per day € 1.00-
-Dogs (mandatory on a leash) € 1.00-
-Washer/Dryer price per wash or dry € 5.00-
-Bicycle 3 gears, choice of ladies or men’s model. Per day € 7.00-
-Weekly price per bicycle € 40,-
-Tourist tax 18+ € 1.00-
-Arrival in the morning or departure at the end of the day (in consultation) € 5.00 –
-Vacancy per night € 10,-
-Loss key private sanitary / faucet € 5.00 –
-Private sanitary unit with sink, toilet and (free) shower:
—– adult p.p.p.n € 5.00—– children p.p.p.n € 3.00-
-Surcharge Ascension/Whitsun & July/August p.p.p.n € 1.00-

Chalet holiday rental Eldorado & Novaluxe:

-Week € 350,- midweek € 300,- long weekend € 275,- Changeover days Monday and Friday.
-Period Pentecost and Ascension 15 May to 3 June surcharge of 50 euros per booking.
-High season July/August surcharge 50 euros per booking.

Prices based on 2 persons incl. electricity and gas, beds made on arrival, kitchen towel package and final cleaning. You must leave the entire broom clean. We ask for half a deposit, which also counts as a cancellation fee. Arrival after 2 pm. departure before 10.30. Other times in consultation.

Hiker’s cabin/Toercaravan Gruau or Fendt, based on 2 persons, electricity and tourist tax € 40 per night. You must bring your own bed linen.

See you in Fryslân (Friesland) at Camping De Zandhorst, open all year round for annual pitches and accommodation rental, our camping season runs from April 1 to November 1.
Greetings Family Slagter 06-27876087 / 06-44382141
Campsite De Zandhorst
The Sanharst 6
9113 AT Walterswald

-On the N356 (the central axis) at hectometre marker 40.5 is the first sign to the campsite.
-The second sign to the campsite can be found at the Wâlterswâld exit.
-The campsite is less than a kilometer from the N356.

The campsite is surrounded by a wide green tree wall, in the sheltered nature of the characteristic bocage landscape, where you can enjoy walking, cycling, boating and fishing.
The Big Five are located near the campsite:
1. The Wadden Sea Unesco World Heritage
2. Lauwersmeer National Park
3. Eleven cities and pearl Dokkum
4. National Landscape Noardlike Fryske Wâlden (Camping is located here)
5. National Park De Alde Feanen

The municipality of Dantumadiel and surrounding municipalities have an extensive network of beautiful walking and cycling paths or junction routes, often surrounded by the well-known beautiful green tree banks in the small-scale landscape.
The campsite is located near De Zwemmer with a beautiful walking / cycling path along it with an extensive nature reserve and a recently created pond / wetland area.
Also within cycling distance of the camping site, open-air museum De Sukerei shows life, living and working around 1900 in the Northern Frisian Woods. (2 km)

The last weekend of July there are the national and well-known Horse Days in Damwâld/Driesum/Wâlterswâld, which attract thousands of visitors. More than 150 harnesses and hundreds of ponies take part in the Open Frisian Championship Horse Marathon. A unique driving competition where beautifully decorated obstacles in these 3 villages, located in the beautiful Frisian woods, form the basis for the Championship.

The Schierstins in Veenwouden is a fortified residential tower from the fourteenth century, the only one in Friesland that is worth a visit. Many exhibitions and lectures are held here. (4 km)

For daily shopping you can go to Damwâld or De Westereen (Zwaagwesteinde), 3 kilometers away. In the (shopping) center you will find supermarkets, a bakery, greengrocer and a butcher.
The picturesque (Eleven Cities) city of Dokkum is 6 kilometers away from the campsite. It is characterized by the various canals, churches, windmills and nice vistas. Definitely worth taking a tour of the city’s stronghold or visiting the Dokkum museum in the Admiralty House. A visit to the Boniface Chapel is also highly recommended. In addition, Dokkum has its own characteristic store base. Free parking in the city until 11am. Always free parking outside the strongholds and on shopping Sundays.

A visit to one of the Wadden Islands is very nice for a day out. The boat to Ameland departs from Holwerd (14 km) and the boat to Schiermonnikoog from Lauwersoog (21 km). It is also possible to sail from Oostmahorn to Schiermonnikoog.
There are many fun things to do for children in the area. Eeltjemeer right next to Rinsumageest (4 km) has a beautiful water recreation area. There is also the petting zoo and the subtropical swimming pool Tolhuisbad, which are located in  Dokkum. Playpark Sanjesfertier in the Westereen (3.7 km) or the Aqua Zoo animal park in Leeuwarden (18 km) are also guaranteed success for a fun day out.
On the website of , www.tourist and on you can find more information about boating, walking, cycling, outings, culinary, culture and events.