Trees

Dancing trees of Three

November 14th

The sheep pen is organizing a long walk to the Sprielderbos. Enjoy the special route and locations a nature guide will guide you along.

A brisk pace will be kept during the walk.

Prices:
The fee for adults is €4 per person. Children up to 12 years of age pay €2. Friends of the Schapedrift Foundation participate free of charge.

Location:
Sheep pen and Visitor Center Ermelo

 
Walk

Walk in search of wildlife

through 28 October 2021

Looking for wildlife in Leuvenum with a small group led by guide Henk Dik. You have a chance of seeing roe deer, deer and wild boars.

On the way, the guide will point out signs that indicate the presence of animals. The length of the walk is approximately 7 kilometers. Before you set off, you will receive a short presentation from the guide. Walks may be canceled in the event of an unfavorable weather forecast. Reservations are required and can be made via telephone number 0341-552200.

The walks will take place on the following dates:
Thursday 5 August 6.45 p.m.
Thursday 12 August 6.30 p.m.
Thursday 19 August 6.15 p.m.
Thursday 26 August 6.00 p.m.
Thursday 2 September 5.45 p.m.
Thursday 9 September 5.30 p.m.
Thursday, September 23, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 30 September 4.45 p.m.
Thursday 7 October 4.30 p.m.
Thursday 14 October 4.15 p.m.
Thursday 21 October 4.00 p.m.
Thursday 28 October 3:45 p.m.

Prices
Adults €6.00
Children 7 through 12 years old €4.00

Location
Jhr Dr C J Sandbergweg 67, Ermelo

 
Autumn

Autumn walk

17 October 2021

An excursion in the vicinity of the Ermelo sheepfold. Thanks to autumn the forest is showing its beautiful colors and and offers many beautiful experiences. One of the nature guides will be happy to show you around.

Sign up and pay in advance via www.schapedrift.nl/evenementen-kalender

Price
Adults €4.00 p.p. children up to and including 12 years old €2.00. Friends of Schapedrift can join for free.

Location
Sheepfold and Visitor Center Ermelo

 
Lambs

Lambing Day

April 2, 2022

Saturday, April 2, from 10 AM to 4 PM, the Schaapskooi, a sheepfold in Ermelo, is hosting another Lambing Day. This is a festive day with lots of activities for all ages.

Everything revolves around the lambs born in the flock. These can be admired in the sheepfold with the mother sheep. On the grounds, there are sheep driving demonstrations, covered wagon tours across the moors, puppet shows, arts and crafts, and face painting. Of course, all kinds of delicacies are available, too. It is also possible to adopt a lamb in order to help preserve the Ermelo flock and sheepfold.

Pricing:
Free admission.

Location:
Schaapskooi and Visitor Center Ermelo. Postweg 50, Ermelo.

 
New Year's walk

New Year walk

January 8th 2022

Start the new year with a walk on the Ermelosche Heide with a nature guide. There is plenty to see in nature, even during winter.

Date and time:
Sunday January 8th 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Price:
Adults: €5.00
Children and members: free.

Location:Schaapskooi and Visitor's Center Ermelo

 
Nightjar tour

Nightjar tour

June 25, 2022

Guided by nature guide Gerard Hendriks, you will hike from the visitor center to a suitable area to see nightjars fly.

The hike will be short. You are required to sign up and pay in advance through the website www.schapedrift.nl.

As wildlife leaves its cover in the evening and could be disturbed, dogs are not allowed.

Date:
Saturday June 25 9:30-11p.m.

Price:
€4.00 Adults
€2.00 Children 12 and under

Location:
Sheepfold and Visitor center Ermelo

 
Bee wine route

Bee wine route

Various dates

This year we will again organize a bee cycling tour in Ermelo. A guide will take you on a cycling tour past beautiful nature areas. Afterwards, a beekeeper will tell you everything about keeping bees.

Dates:
Monday June 27 2:00 p.m.
Monday July 4 2:00 p.m.
Monday July 11 2:00 p.m.
Monday July 18 2:00 p.m.
Monday August 22 2:00 p.m.
Monday August 29 2:00 p.m.

Price:
€3.50

Location:
VVV Ermelo

 
Autumn walk

Autumn walk

November 13th 2022

Under the guidance of nature guide Henk van Emaus, enjoy the autumn splendor in the forest around the sheepfold, with focus on, among other things, mushrooms.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is necessary and can be done via the website www.schapedrift.nl

Price
€ 7.50 for adults and € 4.00 for children up to 12 years.

Date and time
Sunday November 13th 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location
Schaapskooi and Visitor's Center Ermelo

 
Christmas walk

Christmas walk

December 18th 2022

A brisk walk with guide Jeanne Dijkstra through the winter landscape in the vicinity of the Schaapskooi.

Pre-registration and pre-payment via www.schapedrift.nl

Price
€ 7.50 for adults. Free for children and members.

Date and time
Sunday December 18th 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location
Schaapskooi and Visitor's Center Ermelo

 
Christmas market

Christmas market

December 17th 2022

On Saturday December 17th, the traditional Veluwe Christmas market in the center of Ermelo provides the necessary atmosphere. Everyone is welcome again between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm to enjoy the many stalls in the Stationsstraat.

Tons of atmosphere and coziness during the Veluwe Christmas market in Ermelo.
In addition to all Christmas and winter related items and products, there are also commercial stalls with all kinds of items. The entire village will be beautifully lit and there will be eye-catchers on various squares.

The Christmas market is in the pedestrian zone. There is plenty to eat and of course the mulled wine is not lacking either. Above all, it is a great opportunity to buy Christmas presents and to get a taste of the atmosphere around Christmas.

Date and time:
Saturday December 17th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:
Stationsstraat 83, Ermelo

 
Wander

Evening hike

Various dates

The hike leads through the forests and across the Ermelosche Heide. Guided by nature guide Gerard Hendriks. It's always a treat to wander around this area in the evening. The guide can tell you everything about it!

As wildlife leaves its cover in the evening and could be disturbed, dogs are not allowed.

You are required to sign up in advance through the website www.schapedrift.nl.

Dates:
Thursday July 14 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday July 21 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday July 28 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday August 04 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday August 11 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday August 18 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Prices:
€ 4.00 adults.
€ 3.00 Children 12 and under.

Location:
Sheepfold and Visitor center Ermelo

 
Covered wagon

Staverden covered wagon tour

11 August 2021 through 27 October 2021

Would you like to explore the beautiful nature around Ermelo in a relaxed way? In that case, it might be a nice idea to join this covered wagon tour! Whatever the weather, a covered wagon ride is always a success and a very special experience!

The covered wagon rides take place every Wednesday through October, if there are sufficient people that participate, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. In an hour you will experience the most beautiful places in Staverden. The ride takes you along authentic avenues, historic buildings and the stream valley of the Hierdense beek. The head coachman was born in Staverden and knows a lot about the history of Staverden.

You can register at VVV Ermelo, Stationsstraat 20, tel. 0341-552200. Book in time, a maximum of 10 people per tour can join.

Prices:
Adults €7.00 p.p.
Children up to and including 12 years old €3.50 p.p.

 
Covered wagon

Covered wagon tour through Staverden

June 01, 2022 through October 26, 2022

Would you like to explore the beautiful nature around Ermelo in a relaxed way? Then it might be a nice idea to enjoy a tour with a covered wagon! Whatever the weather, a tour with a covered wagon is always a success and a very unique experience!

The covered wagon tours are available on every Wednesday through October, from 3 PM to 4 PM, provided there are enough participants. In one hour you will experience the most beautiful sights of Staverden. The ride will take you along authentic lanes, historic buildings, and the valley of the Hierdense beek. The head coachman was born in Staverden and can tell you all about the history of Staverden.

You can register at VVV Ermelo, Stationsstraat 20, tel. +31 (0)341 552 200.

Pricing:
€ 7.00 Adults.
€ 3.50 Children up to 12 years old.

Location:
De Molen farm, Staverdenseweg 287, Ermelo.

 
Midwinter walk with horn blowing

Winter walk with horn blowing

December 11th 2022

Walk through the woods and over the heath under the guidance of a musical nature guide. Along the way, the participants are surprised by the sounds of the midwinter horn.

Date and time:
Sunday December 11th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Prices:
€ 5.00 adults. Free for children and friends of foundation Schapedrift.

Location:
Schaapskooi and Visitor's Center Ermelo

 
End of Year walk

End of Year walk

December 31st 2022

Finishing off the old year with a walk with a nature guide over the heath and through the surrounding forest. During the walk, attention is paid to animal tracks and birds in winter. Enjoy a lovely Dutch 'oliebol' in the visitor's enter afterwards.

Pre-registration and pre-payment via www.schapedrift.nl

Date and time:
Saturday December 31st 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Prices:
€ 5.50 adults. Children and friends of foundation Schapedrift € 1.50.

Location:
Schaapskooi and Visitor's Center Ermelo

 

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