Cycling and walking in the Leusden-Amersfoort area

Discover the surroundings of Leusden-Amersfoort


Rent a bike

Take a break and discover the surroundings of Leusden-Amersfoort by bike. This is possible thanks to the possibility to rent bicycles at Van der Valk Hotel Leusden-Amersfoort!

Take a break and discover the surroundings of Leusden-Amersfoort on the e-chopper. This is possible thanks to the possibility to rent an e-chopper at Van der Valk Hotel Leusden-Amersfoort!

The De Hoge Veluwe National Park is a park in the province of Gelderland. It is a 38-minute drive from Van der Valk Hotel Leusden-Amersfoort and offers ample parking.

Castles and casemates, forests and floodplains, museums and forays - you'll find it all in National Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug.

In the hiking area, a natural walk is combined with the cultural history of the Grebbelinie.

Eemland still consists of real old Dutch farmland. Here the marsh marigolds bloom, meadow birds breed and winter guests find peace. An open area near the Randstad where it is wonderful to walk and cycle.

Don't mind driving a little further for a nice walking route? Then the Kaapse Bossen in Doorn are a nice option. Discover nice forest paths along the way and enjoy a beautiful view over the Utrechtse Heuvelrug.

The Lockhorsterbos is only a 6-minute drive away. Take a beautiful walk between deciduous and coniferous trees and enjoy nature. The forest is accessible from the Lockhorsterweg in Leusden.

Birkhoven forest area is located on the outskirts of Amersfoort, on the foothills of the Utrechts Heuvelrug. It is wonderful to relax along the forest pond. With a bit of luck you can spot a grass snake here on a sunny day. How cool is that?

The Grebbe Line is a water line that was built in the 18th century to defend against enemy invasions from the east. The waterline runs from the Nederrijn at the Grebbeberg, via Veenenddaal and Amersfoort, to Spakenburg.

Discover the beautiful countryside of Leusden with a walk on the Snorrenhoefpad. You walk through meadows, along farmyards and streams. This walking route is 10 kilometers long and is an 11-minute drive from Van der Valk Hotel Leusden-Amersfoort.

In the peaceful silence south of the village of De Glind lies the Organic garden De Glinstertuin. The garden has an area of 7000m2 and was transformed 7 years ago from a meadow into an experience garden.

Van der Valk Hotel Leusden-Amersfoort is located next to the Valley Canal. The Valley Canal is about 40 kilometers long. The canal is located on the Gelderse Vallei, through which the canal flows.

Not only the sandy beach is a wonderful place to stay, but the quality of the bathing water is also good. In the summer the water is regularly checked and to guarantee hygiene there are several toilet blocks around the lake. It's all there at the Henschotermeer.



Zeumeren is a versatile recreational area with various sporting activities, various sandy beaches, spacious sunbathing areas and good facilities. The catering facilities, activities and location in the middle of the Netherlands make the area an ideal location for a day out with the family, for example!