With kids in Katwijk

Are you a parent, grandparent or babysitter? Katwijk is also ideal for children! On the beach there is no family that is bored. Every child enjoys searching for shells, swimming in the sea, catching crabs or shrimps, playing ball games, kite flying and building sandcastles.

However, if you want to do something different with the children, it is not difficult to put together a nice program. Katwijk offers for children both fun, crazy, educational, exciting and fascinating attractions. Children have a good time and often learn something from it. The list below is filled with some nice tips for what to do and see. They are suitable for children of all ages. Whether the children are toddlers or teenagers.

Top 10 for children

  1  Lighthouse Vuurbaak Katwijk

Lighthouse Vuurbaak Katwijk

The lighthouse of Katwijk aan Zee, also known as 'Vierboet', is the second oldest surviving lighthouse building in the Netherlands. The tower stands 45 feet (14m) tall, and is located behind the boulevard near the Vuurbaakplein (Light House Square), on the southwest side of the village. The tower is ...

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      2  Linnaeushof

    Linnaeushof

    Linnaeushof is justified in calling itself Europe’s biggest playground. Linnaeushof offers more than 350 playground attractions, including cable cars, a trampoline and bouncy castle centre, pedal boats, go-karts, funny-wheels, rocking bikes, mini golf courses and a super ...

      Glipperweg 4c 4, Heemstede
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        3  Naturalis

      Naturalis

      Naturalis (National Museum of Natural History) presents a museum full of nature. Among fossils dating back millions of years are two dinosaurs, a 9-meter long mosasaurus, an ancient horse and a mammoth. Exhibited apes, beasts of prey, butterflies, beetles, fish, birds, plants, minerals and rocks display the amazing variety of nature. ...

        Darwinweg 2, Leiden
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          4  Space Expo

        Space Expo

        Space Expo is Europe’s first permanent space exhibition. Space Expo is also the visitors’ centre for ESA in the Netherlands, the European Space Agency's largest technical establishment. - See what it was like for the first men on the Moon. - Experience the simulated launch of an Ariane rocket ‘live’. - Discover the world ...

          Keplerlaan 3, Noordwijk
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            5  Stoomtrein Katwijk-Leiden

          Stoomtrein Katwijk-Leiden

          As you enter the station, it seems as if you have stepped back in time. At the platform a nearly 100 years old steam locomotive and its antique wooden carriages are waiting for you. The ...

            Jan Pellenbargweg 1, Valkenburg ZH
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              6  Subtropical swimming pool Aquamar

            Subtropical swimming pool Aquamar

            The Subtropical swimming pool Aquamar has pleasant water, and air temperature year round. Rock formations, palm trees and plants emphasize the tropical environment. Rapids, hot whirlpool, ...

              Piet Heinlaan 5, Katwijk
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                7  Duinrell

              Duinrell

              In the amusement park Duinrell both old and young can enjoy many spectacular attractions. Somersault in the Water Spider, have a spattering good time ...

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                Duinrell 1, Wassenaar
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                  8  Drievliet

                Drievliet

                Drievliet is a theme park for young visitors. The park has many attractions like the Formula X roller coaster, the hayloft, the Jungle River, the copper mine, ...

                  Laan van 's-Gravenmade, Den Haag
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                    9  Madurodam

                  Madurodam

                  Behind two typically Dutch dykes lies the world-famous miniature city Madurodam, a perfect place to get to know all the fascinating aspects of the Netherlands. The two ...

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                    George Maduroplein 1, Den Haag
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                     10 Louwman Museum

                    Louwman Museum

                    Steer your way to this purpose-built museum in the Hague and discover the ride of your life (or at least the one you wish you had!) There are over 250 amazing antique cars in The Louwman ...

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                      Leidsestraatweg 57, Den Haag
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