Walking, Hiking & Climbing

Walking ('lopen') routes, hiking clubs and climbing centers ('klimpark') in Rotterdam, Delft, The Hague, Leiden and surrounding areas of Zuid-Holland.

Vlietland Recreation Area
Recreation area in The Hague - Leiden area offers walking paths and hiking trails around the parks lakes (approximate distance 7-8 km). 15 min. walk from Voorschoten train station. Rietpolderweg 1, 2266 BM Leidschendam
De Uithof
Learn how to rock climb in The Hague Escamp Escamp area. Training classes for beginners, intermediate and youth climbers to learn various mountaineering techniques. Trial lessons available. Tram 4 (De Uithof). Jaap Edenweg 10, Den Haag
Hike in Holland
Self-guided hiking holidays in Holland, through typical Dutch landscapes, flower fields and historical cities. Options from short weekend trips to week or multi-week long tours. Based in Delft.
Walking & Hiking in Delft area
There are many easy to follow and well maintained walking and cycling routes in Delfland, the area between Delft, Maasland and Naaldwijk. You can download the maps from the Midden-Delfland in Beeld website.
Fun Forest Rotterdam
Rotterdam climbing park in in the Kralingse Bos (forest). Heights vary from 4-15 meters and in difficulty. For adults and children (certain climbs have min. age). Open everyday during summer, limited days other times. Langepad 71, 3062CJ Rotterdam
Haag Atletiek Association
Athletics association in The Hague Westduinpark area, with approximately 1,500 members. Offers training for track-and-field disciplines, cross country and road running for men, women and children at all levels. Laan van Poot 353E, Den Haag
Outdoor superstore for hiking, climbing, camping equipment in Rotterdam area. Skis, in-line skates, outdoor clothing for men, women and children. Brands: The North Face, Columbia, Eureka. Open 7 days/week. Aalborg 1, 2993 LP Barendrecht
Bouldercentrum Delfts Bleau
Indoor climb center in Delft offers bouldering for enthusiasts of all skill levels. Small group lessons available. Open Mon to Fri until 22:30, Sat/Sun until 18:00. Schieweg 15 L, 2627 AN Delft
Bolder Neoliet Centrum
This Rotterdam Delfshaven climb center offers both rock climbing (using ropes with a partner) and bouldering (individual scaling no ropes). Free climbing hours plus classes (adults and youth) available. Keilestraat 9, 3029 BP Rotterdam
Monte Cervino
Climbing facility in Rottemeren recreation area offers a manmade rock 34.6 meters high (10.5 stories) which can be climbed on exterior or interior. Climbing routes run across friction plates, through cracks, perpendicular and overhanging walls. Hoeksekade...
Zoetermeer Walking Trails
Zoetermeer offers scenic walking trails in the Seghwaert district. One follows a water trail and the other a woods trail. The maps for these walking routes are available for download in PDF on the municipal website.  
Abseilen & Tokkelen
From beginning of May to end of September, you can abseil (or zipline) down to the ground from the viewing platform of the Euromast tower in Rotterdam. This abseil is unique in that there is nothing to repel off of. Parkhaven 20, 3016 GM Rotterdam
Boulderhal de Campus
Largest rock climbing center in the Netherlands is located in The Hague Escamp area. Training for beginners to more advanced climbers. Kids climbing courses too. Open everyday until 23:00 (except Sat -18:00). Kerketuinenweg 55, Den Haag
Staatsbosbeheer Walking Routes
The Zuid-Holland park management organization offers information about walking and hiking routes in many of the region's nature and recreation areas, including Rottemeren, Midden-Holland, Midden-Delfland and Voorne-Putten-Rozenburg.
The Hague Walking Trails
Scenic walking trails of varying lengths are available in many of the larger parks in and around The Hague. Some of the routes can be downloaded in pdf form. Routes include Clingendael (2k/4k), Westduinpark (10k) and Voorhout district (5k).
Climbing park in the Vlietland recreation area near Leiden offers 4 heights and 5 different trails, accommodating climbers from beginner to advanced. Open from April to October. Min height: 1.4 meters. Rietpolderweg 11, 2266 BM Leidschendam
Bever Outdoor & Travel
Outdoor, hiking and camping gear stores in The Hague, Rotterdam and Leiden. Tents, inflatable mattresses, sleeping bags, backpacks, outerwear, hiking boots, footwear, wool socks, gloves. Mens, womens and childrens departments.
De Klimmuur
Climbing center in Rotterdam Kralingen offers a 17.5 meter-high wall for experienced climbers and lessons for beginners, plus children's birthday parties, team building exercises and more. Prinsenlaan 910, 3062 CT Rotterdam
AV40 Sport Walking
Delft athletics association AV'40 has sport walking groups which train Sat morning 10:00-11:00 (beg/adv) and Tue evening 19:30-20:30 (adv). The walking courses always start from the clubhouse located at Sportring 12, 2616 LK Delft
Outdoor Valley
Outdoor activities center in Rottemeren recreation area offers a wide range of climbing and repelling for individuals, children, families, team building outings. Hoeksekade 141, 2661 JL Bergschenhoek
Monk Boulder Gym
Boulder climbing gym in Rotterdam Noord area near Hillegersberg. Climbing for all skill levels from absolute beginner to advanced and from youth ages up through seniors. Membership includes unlimited climbing. Ceintuurbaan 183, Rotterdam
The Globe
The Hague retail and sport center in HollandSpoor area offering a 12-meter high rock climbing wall as well as an ice climbing wall. Mon to Fri 11:00-19:00 (late Thu to 21:00), Sat 09:00-17:00, Sun 11:00-17:00. Waldorpstraat 15, 2521 CA Den Haag.
Rust en Vreugd
Former estate which today is a 60-hectare park in Wassenaar which is open to the public (access from Houtlaan and de Menkenlaan) for walking, hiking or running.
Rotterdam Routes
Free smartphone app offers guided walks in English through Rotterdam with specific themes: nature (green spaces), real (city streets, hidden alleys), icons (buildings, statues), old and new (archaeological finds, trendy shopping), port city (harbour area)
Walking routes are established throughout the Kinderdijk windmill park, located 16km east of Rotterdam. The walking trails extend beyong the Kinderdijk park into the Alblasserwaard countryside and along the Noord and Lek rivers. 9-12 km.
Midden-Delfland Recreation Area
Nature reserve in the Delft - Westland area which offers an extensive network of walking and cycling routes. You can download a highly-detailed map from the website in PDF format for free. The website also covers several other local nature reserve areas i...
Ayers Rock
Indoor/outdoor rock climbing walls in The Hague area (Zoetermeer), with varying levels of difficulty. Safety harnesses provided along with instruction. All ages. Bus #30 (Buytenparklaan). Buytenparklaan 14, 2717 AX Zoetermeer.