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Camping De Watermolen

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8.6
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In Opende, the westernmost village of the province of Groningen, you will find camping De Watermolen. At this campsite peace, nature and space are the key words. You camp here on a sheltered and car-free terrain. An area offers many cycling possibilities. Very special rental accommodations on the campsite are the water chalets and the straw hut.

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Sheltered touring pitches and special rental accommodations

If you are camping at De Watermolen, you have a terrain of 12.5 hectares at your disposal. A large part of this terrain consists of two lakes. Next to the first lake you'll find various camping fields, where about seventy spacious touring pitches are situated. Each field is ringed by trees and shrubs, so you will always have some shade on your pitch. On the campsite you have a wide choice of special rental accommodations: three water chalets, a water villa, safari tents, a real fire engine and a straw hut.

More than one lake

Especially the two lakes offer a lot of fun. Not only for children, but also for adults. In both lakes you can fish. Part of the smaller lake is set aside for swimmers. This part is also bordered by a beach and a grassy meadow. Around the lake is a forest with hiking trails.

Bistro with pavement cafe

Next to the reception, in the old cowshed, is the bistro. On the attractive pavement cafe you can enjoy a drink or ice cream. During weekends in high season you can also eat there. For fresh bread you don't have to leave the campsite. For your daily shopping you have to be in Opende.

  • €18 per night during lowseason
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Detail information about this campsite

Availability

Reviews (11)

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Average rating: 8.6

Toilet facilities
8.5
Staff
8.9
Price - quality comparison
8.7
Child friendliness
8.6
Entertainment
8.1
Sports facilities
8.2
Food and drink
8.6
Surroundings
8.6

Runhaar Mieke, on this campsite in September 2018

9.0

Travelling party: Single

Ben met camper en hond September 2018 een paar dagen verbleven. Een hartelijke ontvangst. De aanwijzingen zijn op een bijzonder vriendelijke toon opgeschreven en de broschüre geeft allle nodige inlichtingen. .Vond het erg geslaagd

Udo Prpitsch, on this campsite in June 2018

8.4

Travelling party: Seniors

Netter gepflegter Campingplatz. Spielbereiche für Kinder vorhanden. Sanitärbereiche sehr gepflegt und sauber. Der kleine Strand am See ist auch sehr gut. Wir waren nicht zum letzten Mal dort. Danke für die nette Bewirtung.

Klaus Dieter Paulat, on this campsite in May 2018

9.0

Travelling party: Seniors

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EIN SEHR SCHÖNER;RUHIGER Campingplatz MIT EINEM FAMILIENFLAIR:
SEHR NETTE; AUFMERKSAME BETREIBER
Sanitäranlagen TIP TOP SAUBER

Tijink, on this campsite in May 2018

8.7

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Hele leuke camping met heel veel speelmogelijkheden voor kinderen. Elk veld heeft een grote vrije plaats in het midden, op bijna elk veld Staat ook een speeltoestel. Vissen, zwemmen en spelen aan het zandstrandje, de kinderen vonden het prachtig.
Personeel is heel vriendelijk en behulpzaam. Een mooie camping voor een korte trip maar zeker ook geschikt voor een zomervakantie!

Inspected annually

M.C. de Langen

This inspector visits Camping De Watermolen 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.

- Inspector Mr M.C. de Langen

Inspector Mr M.C. de Langen

M.C. de Langen

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Call + 31 (0)488792465

Facilities

General information

Guide price 1
€28.50
Guide price 2
€36.00
Period of opening *
09-04-2022 till 18-09-2022
Area
12.5 ha
Number of touring pitches
85 (100 - 125m2)
Number of camper pitches
5
Number of permanent pitches
34
Number of accommodation units for hire
10

* The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.

** 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!)

Popular amenities
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:Dutch | French | Spanish | English | German
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Car-free pitches
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:gas | electricity | charcoal
  • Own boats permitted
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Family shower
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard standing pitches
  • Sand
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Snack bar
    • period:30-05/02-06 | 08-07/23-08
  • Pizzeria
    • period:30-05/02-06 | 08-07/23-08
  • Bar
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:5
  • (Log)cabins
    • total:2
  • Bicycles
  • Freezing blocs
  • Electric bikes
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:3
Swimming
  • Swimming in the lake/recreation pool(max. 0.1 km)
Beach
  • Sandy beach
  • Grass beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • Own boats permitted
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:Dutch | English | German
    • period:10-07/03-09
  • Children's playground: small
  • Games room
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:Danish
  • Baby room
  • Water play area
  • Camping field with play equipment
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
Recreation (adults)
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Television
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Located in the woods
  • Panorama
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:4.5 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:2.5 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • Surface area:100 m2
    • Amount:5
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
  • Hardened base for motorhomes
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:16 ampère | 10 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Reservation recommended for low season

Weather

The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Thu

30 / 06

 

Fri

01 / 07

 

Sat

02 / 07

 

Sun

03 / 07

 

Mon

04 / 07

 

Tue

05 / 07

 

Wed

06 / 07

 
Max. 22.7° 19.9° 22.1° 19.9° 20° 19.8° 19.6°
Min. 14.3° 13.4° 12.6° 13.6° 12.7° 12.4° 12.4°
Precipitation 95% 20% 0% 5% 0% 0% 5%
Wind direction NW SW SW W W NW NW
Wind speed 3 4 3 4 3 3 4

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 90% 74 2
Feb 88% 51 3
Mar 85% 64 4
Apr 79% 42 6
May 79% 58 7
Jun 81% 71 6
Jul 82% 79 6
Aug 83% 71 6
Sep 86% 78 5
Oct 89% 74 4
Nov 91% 75 2
Dec 92% 73 2

Average temperature

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Location

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  • Camping De Watermolen
    Openderweg 26
    9865 XE / Opende
    Netherlands
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    Coordinates:
    53°9'52"N 6°13'21"E
  • From the A7 exit 32 Marum/Kornhorn dir Kornhorn. Turn left at the church in Noordwijk. After about 2 km turn into the Openderweg then turn right.

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