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Rope museum De Baanschuur

Rope-museum „de Baanschuur? is set up in an old shed of a rope-walk for large-thread. From about 1675 till the early twentieth-century ropemakers stored their hemp, thread and utensils in this shed. In the annex, right in front of the door opening to the Wijngaardstreet, stood the great wheel.  The rope-walk stretched out over about […]

Saab museum d’Oude Bolneus

The successes of Eric Karlson in two stroke Saab’s in amongst others the rally of Monte Carlo in 1963 and the sound of the beautiful black two stroke that passed trhough Woerden (Brr popop-pop!!) made Leo Borsboom  fall in love with Saab. Leo who started his own garage in 1968 became the Saab dealer for […]

city museum Woerden

Active, versatile and dynamic Woerden is attractively located in the The Green Heart of The Netherlands, between the cities of Utrecht, Rotterdam, The Hague and Amsterdam. The city has a history of centuries of which very little is known especially in relation to the first thousand years of the era, or even older. Fortunately the […]

The Linschoten estate

The Linschoten estate  with 14 monumental farm houses (amongst others the Adrianahoeve, Louisehoeve, Wulverhorst, Hofstede Virtus Vincit), the main house dated 1637, 14 acres of land and it’s forest park is the largest contiguous esate in the Randstad (densly populated part of the country). The management of the estate has been in the hands of […]

restaurant Joia Oudewater overnachten Onder den peerenboom

Bistro Joia

Bistro Joia is located in a beautiful historical national monument in the old town of Oudewater. It means ‘joy’ in Latin or ‘Joie’ in French. In short a universal synonymus  voor the pleasures of life. The owners hope to make you enjoy them! Joia You can reach bistro Joia from Onder den Peerenboom in a […]

wandeling polderwachter vergaderen Onder den peerenboom

A walk with the ‘polderguard’

The Dutch landscape is full of stories. To be able to tell the stories visual artist Marcel Blekendaal has mothered the one and only ‘polderguard’. On woodenshoes and with his leaping pole in hand he will tell you exiting stories  about sturdy cows, wrong trees and water rabbits. As icing on the cake Marcel will […]

from import to export

When you were not born and raised in this village but only moved there later you are calle ‘import’. So are we. In the past years we have seen guests coming to Onder den Peerenboom from all over the world and so we have become an export product. That’s why from import to export. We […]

Inwoners Benschop Bereschieters als bijnaam

Bear shooters!

The people of benschop are called ‘bear shooters’. The story goes that a farmer during a harsh winter came runig out of a snowed meadow completely paniced. “a gun, gove me a gun…there is a bear in the meadow!” When the weaponed farmer and the other villagers came back the bear turned out to be […]

prachtige B&B kaart als bedankje

A Beautiful B&B!

Een prachtige B&B ! Geschreven op een prachtig kaartje met de herinneringen aan een ontzettend leuk contact. Het zijn berichten om te koesteren, momenten om te leren, en uitdagingen om scherp te blijven. Aandacht voor de individuele wensen van onze gasten om zo voor iedereen een uniek en net zo hartverwarmend verblijf bij Onder den […]

glutenvrij ontbijt hartelijk bedankt

Gluten free breakfast

Een goed glutenvrij ontbijt is voor veel mensen een verademing. Zeker als het zo is samengesteld dat je er samen van kan genieten en het ook voor de andere heerlijk is. Als u glutenvrij eet dan weet u dat er een behoorlijke inspanning geleverd moet worden om de maaltijd te bereiden. Strikt gescheiden bereiding, voorkomen […]