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De Simonehoeve

Wagenweg 2, 1145 PW Katwoude, The Netherlands
+31 299 365 828
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Fun and Nice People!

We came across this as we were staying in the hotel next door and thought we would check it out... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
LT6225
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Memphis, Tennessee
Good dutch souvenirs

We happened to have stayed on the hotel across the road so popped in for a visit. The staff gives... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
pessutojr
,
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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The Simonehoeve is a traditional cheesefarm and clog factory. We invite you to come and take a look at how cheeses and clogs are made. Of course you can try on some clogs and try and buy cheese in our shop. But we are more than that…
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wooden shoes” (7 reviews)
“cheese making” (11 reviews)
“clog making” (9 reviews)
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Wagenweg 2, 1145 PW Katwoude, The Netherlands
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+31 299 365 828
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"wooden shoes"
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"cheese making"
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"clog making"
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"nice staff"
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"small group"
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"well stocked shop"
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"fruit wines"
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"all kinds"
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"dutch cheese"
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"delicious cheese"
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"great dutch"
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"explained how"
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"cultural experience"
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"nice souvenirs"
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"next door"
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We came across this as we were staying in the hotel next door and thought we would check it out. It was neat to see and hear how they made the cheese but especially to see the gentleman make clogs from blocks of wood! They...More

Thank LT6225
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We happened to have stayed on the hotel across the road so popped in for a visit. The staff gives tours around and explain how the famous cheese is made, as well as the cloggs. At the end there is a shop where you can...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

A great opening session introducing Edam and Grueyere cheese making by a very enthusiastic lady followed by an equally informative clog making workshop session which opened many of our parties eyes to the techniques used. The clog shop was delightful and very reasonably priced and...More

Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were visiting from the US with a friend who lives in Holland. Our friend has been here with other visitors 3 times now and had great experiences each time. We had a great time here, it was a beautiful location not...More

Thank Christopher G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We took our kids to do the shoe painting workshop because we have a very artsy family, and although we enjoyed painting the shoes, I was disappointed that there was almost no explanation or talk given. The lady was friendly, but she basically gave us...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 5.30 and the place closes at 6pm. All the coaches were leaving but the man who does the talks still gave us the tour and explained how the cheese and clogs are made. Really nice of him to do that. Huge shop...More

Thank Rachael B
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Nice staff is telling you how to make cheese and wooden shoes. After that you could buy really delicious cheese and some gifts. Prices are below average of Volendam center so I suggest to stop by on the road and visit this place.

Thank Ahmet Kerem K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Perfect Place to visit in Holland. Very Cheerful staff Wonderful cheese and clogs We strongly recommend

Thank lilounet
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We went with a group from a coach tour, and the gentleman that gave both talks on cheese making and a demonstration on clogmaking made it fun and interesting Great visit for a couple of hours. Lots of gifts to buy

1  Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

There is a large range of cheese to see and taste and buy to take away also it goes through the process of cheese making.

1  Thank neil w
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