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September 1st | Open Hof Garden

This year, blooming and Scorewald* organize another edition of the Open Hof Garden. A day where lovers of gardens and nature can enjoy all that our own Hof Garden has to offer. The historical Garden at blooming Estate 'Het Hof' is the place to be for people who love gardening, who love to be outside and who love having a good time in the sun. This year on Sunday September 1st we open our garden for the public. 

During this day our chefs are preparing the most delicious (and organic) dishes with ingredients from the garden, we organize workshops, local vendors are selling their products, there is an art attelier, there will be live music, and you can get to know everything about the history of the Estate 'Het Hof'. The access to the Open Hof Garden is free.

When: Sunday September 1st 2019
from 11 AM till 6 PM
Adress: Eeuwigelaan 1, 1861 CL Bergen (North Holland)

blooming thrives

Bergen is a town in the province North-Holland, located between the beach of the North Sea and the cheese city of Alkmaar. The municipality has known cores as Egmond, Schoorl and Bergen. The latter is mainly known as an artists’ village by artists such as Charley Toorop, Leo Gestel and Tjipke Fisher, poet Roland Holst and others who where the founders of the art movement called the School of Bergen. Bergen is a great place for lovers of culture, good food and 

drinks, shopping, cyclists and walkers. The versatility makes Bergen a nice place to stay. The same goes for Bergen aan Zee, Egmond aan Zee and Hargen with a variety of beach pavilions. blooming beach is located behind the Parkweg and is the southernmost beach club of Bergen aan Zee. Hiking and biking trails lead you through beautiful dune area.


blooming blooms

blooming hotel is an ideal starting point for exploring Bergen, Schoorl and Egmond and to experience the dunes. Take an easy half an hour hike on bloomings' own terrain with the kids. Or a bike ride to the centre of Bergen (5-10 minutes), the dunes in Schoorl 

(20-25 minutes), Bergen aan Zee (20-25 minutes) or follow the most beautiful mtb route of the Netherlands (15 km single track through the dunes of Schoorl). The start of this mtb track is located only 150 meters from the hotel.

cycling in Bergen

blooming hotel is an ideal starting point for exploring the dune area surrounding Bergen. Buy a tourist map from our reception and follow one of the signposted routes or go exploring. Bicycles can be hired at blooming or you can bring your own and stall it in the covered bicycle racks.

Bergen and surroundings

Bergen is a special village on a beautiful location in the forest, which is what has attracted several artists to the village.

The tourist information of Bergen (located in the hall of Museum Kranenburgh) offers several routes along places that are full of art history. Download the route and it will tell you all about the School of Bergen. If you prefer a paper map then you can follow an art route which takes you to the various galleries around town. 

The village offers a bubbling centre and you can find various small boutiques and restaurants around the ruin. Only three kilometers away you will find the beach of Bergen aan Zee

You'll find the climbing dune with a height of 51 meters in the neighboring village Schoorl. This sand formation gives you direct access to the dune and forest area adjecent to it. In the dune are near the beach lies the Kerf, a hole in the dunes where the sea flows into the dunes with high tide.