Listed below are the best cycling and walking routes for discovering Cheese Valley and the Groene Hart region. They will take you through the various villages and cities, along the many cheese farms and, of course, right through the beautiful peatland region.
Walking in Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Various distances – Walking in the Green Heart is an activity for everyone.
16 mi/26 km – Cycle through the Groene Hart region and explore!
19 mi/31 km – An original Dutch polder landscape would be incomplete without windmills.
18 mi/29 km – Discover the beautiful polders of Papekop by bike and try the most delicious farmhouse cheeses.
Hollands Utrechts Polderpad
12.4 mi/20 km – Discover the beauty of the open peatland areas.
Various distances – An unforgettable bike tour between Rotterdam and Gouda, past picturesque villages.
Wandering through the Waard
31 mi/50 km – Do you ever feel like being alone, just to clear your head?
Fun and Carefree Route
33 mi/53 km – Cycle along centuries-old roads built on peatland quays, towpaths and cycle paths that run right through the polder.
11.5 mi/18.5 km – A long day’s walk through town and country.
Wandering through ’t Land van Stein
9 mi/15 km – Walking route past “Het klooster” cheesemakers and farm.
9 mi/15 km – Walk through this area and you will notice that it doesn’t get more Dutch than this.
14 mi/23 km – Fun cycling route through Reeuwijk and Boskoop, the tree nursery region par excellence!
26 mi/42 km – Jump on your bike and explore this peatland region that is the birthplace of Gouda cheese.
ANWB Cheese Valley Cycling Route
26.7 mi/43 km – Cycling and cheese: You can’t get more Dutch than that.
Discover the history of Bodegraven
60 min – See all the hidden gems and hear the best stories about Bodegraven’s cheesy history.
3.3 mi/5.4 km – A fun and educational route for children that includes cows in the lead role.
28 mi/45 km – A delicious cycling tour between Alphen aan den Rijn and Gouda.
Cheese Valley Package
A unique day out dedicated to cheese. Cycle, see, learn and taste.
30.5 mi/49 km – Cycle along the most charming terraces – most of which are right along the water!
Walking in Gouda - the cheese city
Various distances – Explore Gouda on foot, either on your own or with a guide.
Cheese Valley Tour
25 mi/40 km – Together with Green Cow Bike Tours, you’ll explore Cheese Valley by bike.