Embrace the outdoors

Discover the outdoor paradise of the Eindhoven area! Nature lovers rejoice as you explore the breathtaking surroundings from Brabantse Natuurpoorten and other gateways. Embark on cycling adventures along scenic paths through green forests, alongside babbling brooks and past charming farms. Hikers, get ready for captivating trails that lead you through forests, moors, and idyllic fens. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Brabant and leave your worries behind. So lace up your walking shoes and uncover the hidden gems of Eindhoven's magnificent countryside.

Brabant Nature Gates

Recognisable by the four-metre high key, they are the starting point for a visit to a Brabant Nature Reserve. The Brabantse Natuurpoorten are located on junction routes for cyclists, hikers, horse riders and mountain bikers. Here, you'll find ample (free) parking space, information about nature and routes, often complemented with a catering establishment (nearby).

Achelse Kluis - Starting point for an enjoyable cycling or hiking route

Brand-new visitor centre


Begin your journey by exploring the brand-new tourist reception and visitor center located in the gatehouse of Achelse Kluis, where you will find plenty of inspiration and information about De Kluis and its surrounding areas. Inside the abbey, indulge in the pleasure of savoring a homemade abbey beer on the terrace or treating yourself to a regional dish at the restaurant. Regardless of the direction you choose to walk or cycle afterwards, immerse yourself in the breathtaking views, diverse landscapes and tranquil serenity of Leenderbos, Groote Heide or Beverbeekse Heide.


Contact info De Achelse Kluis

Other starting points to visit nature

Beautiful locations with access to nature near Eindhoven

Gateways to nature on the map