Looking for something different from your next holiday? Check out these five visitor attractions in Holland.
It may be a stereotype, but Holland is famous for windmills for very good reason. In the countryside, you'll even find the 'Windmill Region' and in Kinderdijk you'll discover 19 World Heritage windmills.
Few cities around the world are capable of offering the breadth of experiences as that of Holland's capital city. With bustling nightlife, shopping, arts and culture, Amsterdam represents a truly engaging experience. Whether you come for the canals, the parks and gardens, the Red Light District or the friendly atmosphere, you'll leave with memories of a trip well spent.
If Amsterdam has a reputation for being a party city, then it's because you're not listening to the broader message. In the capital city, you can find the brilliant Rijksmuseum - offering the largest art collection in Holland - as well as the fascinating Rembrandt and Van Gogh museums.
Another well-associated attribute of the Netherlands is its cheese and, in Alkmaar, found to the north of Amsterdam, you'll find the globally famous cheese markets. Every Friday morning, among the well-preserved 17th century canals, you'll find a market that has a vast array of cheesy delights. Not only that, by Alkmaar has a beautiful old town to explore.
HOGE DE VELUWE NATIONAL PARK
The beauty of a trip to Holland is the sheer breadth and depth of what it has to offer and no where better is than demonstrated than in the 13,500 acres of heathland and dramatic woodlands that make up this national park. It also boasts a stunning array of wildlife, including wild boar, red and roe deer, mouflen and much, much more.
There are flights available from all over the UK, so if you're in the North East, why not check out the wide selection of flights from Durham to Holland and plan your trip today?