Off site entertainment


Villa Kempen-Broek is situated on the most beautiful avenue of Weert, the Kazernelaan. The location is at the entrance of the large, cross-border Kempen-Broek National Park. It is also directly on the lake “IJzeren Man” with its tropical swimming pool, water-ski installation, petting zoo, climbing garden and environmental centre. There are lots of nature, hiking, (quad) biking possibilities and lots of entertainment for adults and kids right on the lake where we are. Our historical town Weert offers lots of shopping, a Saturday Market and a multitude of restaurants, pubs and bars is just 3 kilometers away.


Recreation area The IJzeren man

100m from the villa

This recreation area is directly in front of Villa Kempen-Broek. Here you can go hiking, horse riding, cycling or mountain biking in beautiful nature.

Day time recreation:

    1. Nature and environmental center The IJzeren Man
    2. Children’s amusement park
    3. In and outdoor pool The IJzeren Man
    4. Waterskiing
    5. Climbing forest
    6. Petting zoo
    7. Blue stables

Food and catering:

  1. ‘t Blaakven
  2. Partycentrum De Sluis
  3. BeachClub The Ijzeren Man
  4. Bier- en spijzenlokaal Dennenoord
  5. Café Schuttershoeve

For more information about all the activities at The Ijzeren Man, check out: 

Villa Kempen-Broek Weert
water ski Villa Kempen-Broek

Muntpassage Weert

2,7km from the Villa

The Muntpassage is an indoor shopping center with over 50 shops, such as clothing stores, supermarkets, and a liquor store. See website:

Munttheater Weert

2,8km from the Villa

They say it’s the nicest theater you’ll find in Limburg. It’s a combination of a warm domestic atmosphere and varied programming of professional and regional performances. For agenda and more information see:


4,8km from the Villa

Play the Champion Course or their 9 hole Par 3 course. After golf enjoy a great meal or drink at their club restaurant. See:

Van Horne Hoeve

2,7km from the Villa

Fun for young and old! Van Horne Hoeve has a unique combination of cosy restaurant, great biological food and a large terrace with an adjacent large nice playground and an old-fashioned fun petting zoo where children can pet and cuddle their animals. For more information see:

off site activities Villa Kempen-Broek

Ehrens Stables

900m from the Villa

Interested to see how Olympic Games quality horses are trained? Go check them out at:

Black Wheels Events

2,6 km from the Villa

At Black Wheels you can choose from 50 different teambuilding and outdoor activities, including anti-slip courses, 4×4 off-road driving and outdoor karting. See:

Black Wheels Weert

Horse stables The Ijzeren Man

50 m from the Villa

Right across the entrance gate of the villa there’s a unique location with events, food, and drinks and all of that whilst being able to enjoy the indoor view of horses being trained on location. The walk from the villa is less than 2 minutes! See:

Designer Outlet Roermond

25,2 m from the Villa

The Designer Outlet Roermond is an Outlet Center of the British company McArthurGlen and offers 200 international designer brands. The center is located on the edge of the Roermond city center. See:

Met ons in Weert

Come to Weert and have your day filled with lots of activities which are planned professionally by VVV Weert. Arrangements vary from tourist activities to workshops.

Contact information: 0495 586 961 or e-mail them at


Shooting range de Wildenberg

7,8 km from the Villa

They offer company outings, bachelor parties, family fun or activities for a group of friends. They offer combinations of clay pigeon shooting and shooting with a small caliber. For the recreational shooter, sport shooter, or hunter, there are also extensive possibilities at their shooting range.


shooting range

Trappist Brewery “Achelse Kluis”

18,6 km from the villa

At the Dutch-Belgian border you will find a monastery where they are brewing their famous Trappist Beer. Maybe you will first go for a walk in the beautiful surroundings. But you want to end at the terrace where you can taste the freshly tapped Trappist Beer. Like all other Trappist breweries, the beers are sold in order to support the monastery and charities. Enjoy.
More information:

Trappist Brewery

Urn Fields

3,0 km from the villa

The two most important urn fields are the urn fields on the Boshoverheide and the urn field on Raak. The urn field on the Boshoverheide (see picture) is a protected monument and dates from the Urnsveld period. This time includes the Late Bronze Age until the beginning of the Middle Iron Age (approximately 1050 – 400 BC). It is the largest urnfield in north-western Europe. In total, this field of urns counts 900 burial mounds. There is a nice walking route along this urn fields. Free entrance.


Villa Kempen-Broek urnenveld Weert

De Brouwschuur

1,6 km from the villa

This brewery makes a lot of different kinds of beer. Some Dutch breweries lease a brewing kettle to make their own special beer. All beers can be purchased in the tasting room, where you have a view on the brewing process. If you like, you can book a tour with beer tasting. For more information, see:

A short walk for children and their (grand) parents

This is a short walk of no more than 3 km around the IJzeren Man Lake showcasing all the local children’s  delights: a petting zoo, the Forest of the Six Senses, the climbing forest, anindoor play garden and a drink or children’s meal at the Sluys Restaurant .


Weert is regularly voted the greenest region in the world. It is surround by national parks and Villa Kempen Broek is located right at the entrance of the Border Crossing Park Kempen-Broek. Hikes may bring you to lakes, forests, dunes, heather, marshes, centuries old farms and farmland and even pre-historic burial sites.

For bike rentals go to: