Hiking and cycling

Wake up, a new day has begun. Enjoy the fresh outdoor air together. Get on your mountain bike or bicycle for a magnificent trip along fields of heather, moorlands and through Drenthe woodlands. Or explore the fallen tree forest on foot with the kids.

Renewed: Bartje's bike Xperience

Bartje's Bike Xperience has been completely renewed with an even wider range of bikes. Cross through forrests on a professional mountainbike or enjoy the calming nature on an electric bike: At Bartje's Bike Xperience you can rent the bicycle that best suits your needs. Those daring enough can rent a real Ridley mountainbike (aluminium or carbon) or a gravel bike and enjoy the adventures roads in the area. For a more relaxed trip there is a wide variety of bicycles ready for you to rent: from cargo bikes, trailer bikes, to fun bikes and e-bikes.

A cycling Valhalla

Drenthe offers a Valhalla of cycling paths. There are over 1.700 kilometres of well-maintained cycle paths that cut right through the landscape. You cycle alternately on paved cycle paths, cobblestone roads and shell paths. And along all this you will find extensive forests, moors and picturesque villages that the province has to offer.

Mountain biking

Race over the single tracks, speed through the woods and navigate through moorlands. With mud spatters on your face and adrenalin in your body, empty your head during a mountain bike tour. Are you ready for a real challenge? If so, choose one of our professional customised RIDLEY mountain bikes via one of our special MTB arrangements and go exploring. Or take part in a mountain bike clinic with Renate Groenewold!


Surrounded by woodland, heather and moorland, you are one with nature. With the exploration map, backpack route or Bartje's tour, you and your children can explore the nature around you. Take a walk through the woodlands over the Treetop path and go with your children to the Bosweide forest meadow or the Lorkenspeelbos play forest. With a GPS hiking trail or Nordic walking route, you can explore all that Drenthe has to offer.

Learn mountain biking

Would you like to learn how to mountain bike? Then sign up for one of our organized clinics for all ages. Or click here for an overview of clinics & packages at Landal Het Landal van Bartje. 

Take a break

Landal Het Land van Bartje is the perfect place to take a short break for active cyclist because it is located in de middle of a cycling-province. Not for nothing was Landal Het Land van Bartje proclaimed ANWB Hospitable point: the terrace of Paviljoen de Swieber is famous as a meeting place for cyclist who have to breather during their cycling trip, under the enjoyment of a delicious cup of coffee and a piece of apple pie.