Camping Houtum is located in the Belgian Kempen, near Kasterlee. This medium sized campground is ideal for those seeking peace and quiet, hikers and nature lovers. In spring, all of Kasterlee is tinted orange during the pumpkin festivals. The high point is the pumpkin regatta, where participants kayak down the river in a hollowed out pumpkin.
The campground is located on a little river in an extensive forest and heath area, the warmest place in Belgium in the summer. The reception is located in a modern building surrounded by greenery.
The campground has little definition between the campsites, so there is an open and convivial atmosphere. If you need more shade or privacy, you should bring a parasol and/or windscreen.
Fun for discovery and play
Children can play for ours in the indoor and outdoor playground. There are also great things to do in the area, such as in the Forest of the Gnomes. The Bobbejanland fun park is nearly around the corner (6 km). Curious and sporty campers can participate in a treasure hunt, geocaching, cycling or kayaking in the natural area around Kasterlee.
A lovely nibble
Campingcafé Congé looks charming , light and airy. Here you can order coffee, tea and snacks (also to take away). There are regular organized activities as well as pool, dancing and bingo. Outside there is a lovely terrace where the fire baskets are lit when the evenings cool off. The campground does not have a shop (supermarket 1 km away), but you can order bread rolls.
The bathroom facility is new and modern and is kept spic and span. There are also bathroom facilities for the disabled. There is free wifi all over the campground, with nearly all areas having good reception.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Houtum every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.
Average rating: 8.9
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Food and drink
Liked - Very nice campground
Disliked - Wish they had fire pits
Liked - Clean
Disliked - .
Liked - I liked everything!! Very friendly. Amenities were spotless!!! Parking great. Breakfast outstanding
Disliked - Nothing
Very nice clean modern campsite only stopped two nights as we were meeting family , we had planned a different site but our family went to other site turned around & came back to houtem so we joined them the pitches are not marked out but we found we had plenty of space
Liked - Quiet
Liked - The owner is fso open willing to help with all
Disliked - To less signs in English
Liked - Friendlyness of staff
Liked - wij hadden direct het gevoel dat we welkom waren. Niets was te veel.
Disliked - nihil
Liked - Very modern and clean toilet block
Disliked - Lack of clearly defined pitches in large (new?) field
Liked - Nice Place, everything was good
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-01-2019 till 31-12-2019
- 9 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 70 (100 - 130m2)
- Number of permanent pitches
- Number of accommodation units for hire
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
At the reception
Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Water sports and recreation
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
Would you like to book Campsite Houtum or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.
2460 / Kasterlee
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Coordinates: 51°13'59"N 4°58'40"E
E34 exit 24 Kasterlee. Campsite signposted 500m past the village centre, near the windmill. Or E313, exit 23 Kasterlee/Turnhout. Follow N19 (not N19-g). Turn right 1 km before village centre.
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