’t Oerd is just as rugged as it sounds. It’s a nature reserve with an open connection to the sea. You won't find soft cushy nature here but it is unbelievably beautiful and compelling. You’ll feel at one with the elements.
Experience the reclaiming of land from the sea in Wieringermeer. Learn about how the area was first an island. Land reclamation for the Afsluitdijk. The Jewish work camp Nieuwe Sluis and how the Germans flooded it again.
Walk from Fort Kijkduin along Stelling Den Helder and the highest lighthouse in the Netherlands. The Wadden Sea begins on the beach at Post 0 where you can see both Texel and the Razende Bol from the dunes.