Discover the story of William of Orange, meet Johannes Vermeer and experience the famous Delft Blue crockery. delft.com
The area surrounding De Bieslandse Heerlijkheid offers plenty of options for walks. You can also combine walking with culture. You can go on an intriguing walk through the historical centre of Delft. The historical centre is a 15 minute walk from our location. You can also rent a bike with us or at the station in Delft (about a 30 minute walk). You can see our tips on restaurants and cafes here.
Famous for its harbour, market hall, cube houses and the Erasmus bridge. From Rotterdam you can take the water taxi to Kinderdijk, historical Delfshaven and the Euromast. rotterdam.info
Are you in the area for a bit longer? Catch tramline 1! It will take you within one our to several hotspots in Rijswijk, The Hague and Scheveningen beach. We advise you to buy an HTM day ticket. denhaag.com
Cycling and walking
Plenty of walking and cycling routes crisscross the area like the Acker- and Bieslandroute of 30km. We can provide you with the route. Are you up for a full day of exercise? You can explore de Midden Delfland area, or cycle to Scheveningen to explore the beach.
Just a stone’s throw away you find De Delftse Hout with meadows, a lake and a child- friendly beach. Perfect place to relax on a sunny day.
De Bieslandse Heerlijkheid is at the heart of beautiful surroundings. You can already enjoy them when looking out the window of your holiday home! Just across from us is a silent area, and next door are wetlands with lots of exciting meadow birds who pass us on their migration every spring. Public paths all the way to Zoetermeer through a landscape that offers forests as well as meadows. For the little ones there is a fun ‘do’-public-path that leaves from ‘De Papaver’ a nature educational centre a 5 minute walk away from us.
Hoeve Biesland is the organic and biodynamic farm of de Randstad, situated in the Bielandse polder of Delfgauw. The farm is a pleasant place where nature, people and animals meet. Several enterprises who make their own artisan, regional products, are located on the farm. The bakery is famous for its artisan bread and biscuits, the ‘Groenteboerin’ ( ‘female green grocer’ ) is known for her fresh produce and the butcher meticulously prepares the high-quality meat of the farm’s own cows. Throughout the year, several activities take place at the farm. From De Bieslandse Heerlijkheid it’s a pleasant walk to the farm where you can get your organic groceries.
Are you looking for an afternoon tea in the city? Or have it delivered at a specific location? You can order a lovely afternoon tea at caterer Rode Rozen en Torilla’s.
There are plenty of activities on offer for individuals as well as groups. The website ‘Hof van Delfland’ offers seizoenstips.
You can also arrange activities yourself. Fancy a fun activity in the city? We recommend ViaVanessa! Vanessa organises city walks, workshops and guided tours in a tuktuk.
Through The History Company, Iris organizes historical walks (excellent in both English and Dutch) in the city centre of Delft. Described by her clients as ‘fun, informal and informative.’ Apart from taking you on a trip through the ages past all the historical sights of the city, she’s also more than happy to advise you on where to get the best coffee, cake or shopping experience.