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BED & BREAKFAST (Nederlands)

Do you want to sleep above horses in a beautiful rural setting, centrally located and easily accessible? At Manege Groenewoude in Woudenberg we offer three fully equipped double B&B rooms for a very reasonable price. So grab this unique opportunity to sleep close to the horses and experience a real equestrian atmosphere! Our B&B officially opened in May 2017, since then we have welcomed many happy guests from 30 different countries.

The B&B is situated above our cosy canteen, with terrace, where you will be warmly greeted upon arrival with a free welcome drink. During opening hours you can also order various drinks, toasted sandwiches, soup, pizzas and sample the Dutch speciality known as “poffertjes”. The canteen offers a view of our indoor and outdoor riding arenas where there is always something to see!

Woudenberg is centrally located, easy to reach and in the heart of the Dutch countryside. We have the Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park to the west and the Gelderland Valley to the east. Nature areas where you can hike and cycle to your heart’s content. Woudenberg is located in the middle of a bicycle network and there are also many footpaths in the area. In the Den Treek nature reserve, near Woudenberg, there are also miles of equestrian trails through beautiful woods and heath lands. And Den Treek is accessible from the B&B via a short ride on horseback through the village.

Amersfoort, Zeist and Veenendaal are also nearby; attractive places for sightseeing and shopping. Dining facilities and shops are also available in Woudenberg.



For 1 person                                                          € 65,00 per night

Prices are per night and include tourist tax.



Would you like to stay and bring your own horse? That is also possible! Stables and pasture are available for hire. In addition, you can make use of the facilities of the Equestrian Centre. And for riders without their own horse, but with outdoor riding experience, we offer supervised rides in the woods in the spring, summer and autumn.

Stabeling fees are                                                                              € 25,00 per horse per day.

Further arrangements are of course possible and can be tailored to your wishes. On the day of your arrival you are welcome from 14:00, on the day of your departure we ask you to leave the room before 12:00 pm. For questions, reservations or information on the possibilities, please mail to: info@manege-groenewoude.nl.

Take a look at our stables


Our comfortable accommodation at the Equestrian Centre is a perfect base for activities with and without horses. We can arrange these activities for you, or give you the addresses of other professional services in the area so that you have complete freedom of choice.

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Comfortable single beds 1 room with 2 single beds
Comfortable double beds rooms with 1 double bed
Television yes
Coffee and tea facilities free, in the kitchen
Bathrooms assigned private bathroom outside the room
Toilets 3
Bed linen included
Towels included
Modern kitchen communal
Wifi free
Terrace yes
Parking lot free
Pets allowed yes, € 5,00 per pet
Wheelchair accessible no
Playground no
Cot no
Village (Woudenberg): 1,2 km distance
Den Treek Forest: 5,8 km distance
Amersfoort 9,8 km distance
Arnhem: 43,1 km distance

Visit the Pyramid of Austerlitz
Unique in the Netherlands, the Pyramid of Austerlitz is a 36 metre high pyramid of earth built in 1804 by Napoleon’s soldiers on one of the highest points of the Utrecht ridge. Atop the pyramid is a stone obelisk from 1894.

Visit the Amerongen Castle
Guided tours are available in the weekends. As well as the Castle the surrounding historical gardens are also well worth a visit.

Go swimming in the Henschotermeer
Henschotermeer is a unique recreational park with lake situated in the woods of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park. A place to get away from it all.

Exposition and tour of the Grebbe Line
The Grebbe Line was first established in 1745 as a line of defense to protect the Netherlands from invading armies. The exhibition “Grebbelinie in het Vizier” at Hoeve De Beek, shows the story of the fighting that took place at the Grebbe Line during WWII. A reconstructed trench can be seen. Guided tours are also available.

National Military Museum Soesterberg

Discover the world of the armed forces. Not only is the museum worth a visit, the surroundings have a lot to offer. Enjoy the diverse natural habitat at the Soesterberg Air Base Park, cycle around the military environment or discover the artworks on the site and in the shelters.

Amersfoort Zoo
Climb over the bears, under the hyenas & through the aviary in Amersfoort Zoo! Do you follow the pathways or climb along, above, over and between the animals? During the trip you get to know the animals in a different way and discover all kinds of fun animal facts!

Town walks
Go on a wonderful sightseeing walk organized by the tourist office (VVV) in Wijk bij Duurstede. Or opt for a city walk through Amersfoort, which will take you past the most charming sights in this historic place. Amersfoort has an actual photo route, along the most elegant parts of the city.

Boat trip
Take a boat trip of Amersfoort’s historical city centre, a pleasant way to view this beautiful city.

Fancy shopping ? You will find a wide variety of shops in Veenendaal and Amersfoort.

The environment around the B&B lends itself to varied walks. The Oudenhorsterpad is a marked walking trail. Of course, there are various routes to follow in nature reserve Den Treek and further surroundings such as the Leersumse Veld.

The B&B is located close to the cycle network. You can easily plan your own route from the stables. You will arrive at the most charming places.

Racing bikes and mountain biking
The Amerongse Berg, a nice climb for racing cyclists but also for mountain biking enthusiasts, there are routes available. An “MTB-vignet” or “dagpas” is required for mountain bike routes.

The Valleikanaal, a beautiful canal to paddle with the canoe. An ideal activity for the warmer days.

Action and adventure on the Grebbe Line
For fun outdoor activities such as cross trainer biking, rafting, GPS tours, archery or mountain biking visit www.mad-venture.com

For those who want a workout with the group, a “boot camp” is a must. Be Active, Fit and More sports school will come to you. A covered arena is available if the weather is bad.

Lying/Recumbent bicycle
View the landscape from a different point of view and take a ride on a recumbent bike. These are available for hire in the Amersfoort area.

Solex tour
The solex is a combination of a bicycle and a moped and was all the rage in the ‘60s. From Woudenberg you can explore the beautiful surroundings of Woudenberg, Scherpenzeel and the Utrechtse Heuvelrug by solex.

Contact details

Manege Groenewoude
Ekris 38
3931 PX  Woudenberg
Phone:  +31 33  286 14 56
Mail: info@manege-groenewoude.nl

Bank details:
Rabobank in Woudenberg
Account number: NL51 RABO 0372 4050 29

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