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Hoogedijk 1, 1145 PM Katwoude, The Netherlands
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 September 2010

If you find yourself in Katwoude, Holland (The Netherlands) then do stop at a cheese farm. I suggest Irene Hoeve since they make both cheese and wooden shoes in one location. You'll get an explanation of how the Edam cheese is made, then how wooden...More

8  Thank cmarret
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Reviewed 2 November 2011

The clog and cheese shop is at the bottom of the drive for the hotel, its definately worth a look as the family are very friendly. Be prepared for the smell, you need a strong stomach :)

1  Thank MandieMiltonKeynes
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after our visit to Zaanse Schanse. Their cheese and clog farm looked so cute. When you enter, it looks like a small cheese museum and you get to see how they make it. They also have a short discussion about how cheese...More

Thank itslanab
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here as part of our group tour. We had an enjoyable time learning how cheese was made and processed. We also had a live demonstration on how to make clogs. This is a family run business and the young man making the clogs...More

Thank momhay1957
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Clog making demonstration was amazing and very funny. We tried many different cheeses which were all super tasty!!! Large gift shop. If you love sweet wine, definitely buy a bottle of the fruit wine!!!! Great for kids too as there are a few animals too.

Thank jerimiah2911
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This was a fun stop during our stay in the Netherlands. The first part of our tour was to see how cheese was made. We learned we would be able to take cheese home with us as long as it wasn't opened. Next we saw...More

Thank Lil P
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We drove half hour from Amsterdam and visited this small but colorful clog maker’s studio. He carved one right before our eyes. The cheese making shop was small but she spoke very good English and explained th3 steps of their cheese making.. we tasted cheese...More

Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We visited Irene Hoeve as part of a group and were entertained to a talk on the making of cheese among many maturing cheeses. This was followed by a demonstration of the traditional method of making clogs. Inevitably, there is a shop selling all manner...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We visited Irene Hoeene during our visit to Holland, and we had a great demonstration of traditional Clog Making that was very informative, afterwards we went into the shop where we were invited to sample the many different types of cheese, needless to say we...More

Thank graham m
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Came across this place by sheer chance, so stopped and had a look. Excellent shop lots of gifts and cheese of various tastes and they make cloggs out the back which is lovely to watch, if you look up you will see all of the...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We were greeted and shown around by a lady in traditional clothing. She spoke at least 5 languages and she could tell about the cheeses that were on sale there in another 3. It was amazing to taste the different cheeses. If you like to...More

Thank Hendrik Sjoerd v
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Great demonstrations available for clogs and cheese and such friendly staff! Check them out highly recommend it

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