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Allotment sites are worth a visit. Here some examples.

The Dutch allotments

1De Hoge Weide Garden Site, Utrecht

The garden site is situated in a high tech business park. Smaller office buildings seem to be part of the garden site. The site has several demonstration gardens, for example for composting, sheep, insects, birds and a Food Bank garden.

address: Groenewoudsedijk 60, Utrecht


2Tuinwijck Garden Site, Groningen

The garden site is part of the urban green structure because of biodiversity. It is one of the oldest associations in The Netherlands as has some very remarkable garden houses. The site is in the highest category of the National Quality Mark for Ecological Gardening.

address: Helperzoom 8, Groningen


3Amstelglorie Garden Site, Amsterdam

An allotment site with many special elements for recreational co-use. The garden was one of the first in The Netherlands to receive the National Quality Mark for Ecological Gardening.

address: Jan Vroegopsingel 7, Amsterdam



4Duinlandjes De Noord, Egmond aan Zee

Too special not to mention as the dune gardens exist for about 150 years. The gardens are situated with the dunes of Egmond aan Zee and are part of a unique and protected sea village landscape.

address: Dunes north of Egmond aan Zee, several entrances for example next to Doctor Wiardi  Beckmanlaan 66 t/m 67, Egmond aan Zee


5Naarden Garden Site, Naarden

In 2017 the association celebrated 100 years of vegetable gardening on the site, unique in a dense populated country like The Netherlands. The site is in the highest category of the National Quality Mark for Ecological Gardening, has gardens for children, a herb garden and a beautiful ecological pond.

address: Keverdijk 66, Naarden



(Algemeen Verbond van Volkstuinders
Verenigingen in Nederland)

Vogelvlinderweg 50, NL-3544 NJ Utrecht
Tel.: 00 31 30 670 1331
Fax: 00 31 30 670 0525
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