The easiest of the Wadden islands to reach, Texel is windswept and bleak but undeniably beautiful and charming.

Tulip Fields

From March to the start of May, the fields around Lisse bloom with colour and as flower season gets underway.

Walk around Baarn

Stately homes, thick woodland and shaggy cows make the walk from Baarn to Hilversum varied and beautiful.


Gouda is a lovely little town, with lots to see and do on a short break.