Biketour: Castle of Kessel

Aan de Koeberg 3
5988 NE
Helden

Cycle route

Length: 29 km. This special castles cycle route takes you through the land of Kessel, Helden and Panningen. This area is characterized by the presence of several image-defining castles and palatial castles.

9 castle points

The route leads past the following 9 castle points:

1. Onderse Schans - In the Eighty Years' War, this was a place of refuge. The Onderse Schans protected farmers and their cattle from marauding soldiers.
2. Wetfeet Castle - The occupant of this property has single-handedly transformed the farmhouse into a castle-like residence. The house is decorated with old army equipment and medieval objects.
3. Weaponry Hotel Antiques - In 1934, the rear of this hotel and restaurant was renovated. A coat of arms bearing the date 1706 was bricked in. 
4. Kasteel Ten Hove - This is also called huis Helden and was originally a feud of the lords of Horn.
5. Kasteel de Putting - Above the front door is a stone bearing the date 1652 from the now disappeared Kasteel de Putting. 
6. Hoeve Gravenhof Kessel - The Hoeve Gravenhof is U-shaped and was built in 1803. 
7. Kasteel Keverberg - This castle is one of the oldest castles in the Netherlands. The origin lies around the year 1000.
8. Kasteel Villa Oeverberg - This castle was built to escape the loneliness.
9. Landweer - The earthen wall erected by the lord of Horn Gelre to protect against the ''entry of the Lord's enemies from Hoern''.

Properties
Route: 25-35 km.
Numbered junction network route
Route from A to A

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