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Hiking - Beverbeekse Heide 11.7 km

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This beautiful circle walk of 11.7 km across the Beverbeekse Heide runs between Warmbeek and Hamont-Achel. Many place names around Hamont-Achel still allude to the heath that used to be everywhere. A beautiful example is the Beverbeekse Heide. These heathlands were only forested and planted with pine trees during the second half of the last century. Did the heath completely disappear? No, not entirely. The heath still rears its head here and there along forest edges and in clearings. And these brave remnants have recently gained a lot more space through natural connections.

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Fietsknooppunt: 38
Fietsknooppunt: 38; Gebied: Cranendonck
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Wandelknooppunt: 80
Wandelknooppunt: 80; Gebied: Cranendonck;
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De Grevenbroekmolen - Hamont-Achel

In the municipality of Hamont-Achel is the Grevenbroekmolen, or 'Het Mulke', an underwater water mill on the Warmbeek, built in 1770. She served for grinding grain and buckwheat. In 1774 an oil mill was placed opposite this mill. In 1920 she had already been shut down, while the thrust was moved in 1973 and a bridge was built. The building is still present, although the watercourse has disappeared.

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Broekkant 83, 6021 CV Budel, Netherlands

0495 491 552

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Beverbeek Heath

Many places in Hamont-Achel refer to the heath that used to be everywhere. A beautiful example is the Beverbeek heath. Only in the second half of the last century were the heathlands here forested and planted with pines. Did the heath completely disappear? No, not entirely. Here and there we find some heath back in forest edges and open spaces. And those brave remnants have recently gained a lot more space through natural connections.

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Molenstraat 21, 5664 HV Geldrop, Netherlands

040 286 3574

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Domain de Bever

At Domain de Bever you are near several cycling and hiking routes in and around Hamont-Achel. It is close to the Beverbeek Heath. Address is Beverbekerdijk 50 in Hamont-Achel.

Beverbekerdijk 50, 3930 Hamont-Achel, Belgium

011 64 15 57

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