Historic locations on the Heuvelrug

They are often hidden in the greenery and we pass them without noticing: the dozens of impressive estates and castles for which the region is famous. Explore the rich history of locations where time seems to has come to a stop and see the magnificence of these gems on the Heuvelrug.

Castles & Country Estates

The Utrechtse Heuvelrug is home to several glorious castles and country estates that are known across the country. These magnificent examples of power and splendour are situated in the most scenic places in the landscape. At these historic sites, you will experience the authentic environs of the region with the finest castle museums and gardens. You can spend the night in one of the rural estate hotels, B&Bs and country estates. The sites are all within a short distance of each other, perfect for visiting by bike.

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