Nature, channels and plenty of space for action
Nederweert: Nature and channels
Around Nederweert there are a number of national parks with a great diversity in landscape. The most famous is of course the Groote Peel National Park in Ospel, but the Sarsven, The Banen, Schoor Pits and Weerter Bosch with the Border Memorial Church are also well worth a visit. Furthermore, the area is characterized by its channels. The Noordervaart, Zuid Willemsvaart and Channel Wessem-Nederweert were formerly used for the removal of peat from the Peel and now strongly determine the landscape.
Walking, cycling and fishing
Around Nederweert you can enjoy hiking, biking, and fishing (if you have a license). Near the centre of Nederweert a marina has been built. Not only Nederweert's environment is special. The centre itself has several interesting monuments such as the restaurant St. Lambert and Bi-j Siem. The hydroelectric station is a special monument that is situated at lock 15 in the Zuidwillemsvaart, it has been restored and can be visited on demand.
The parish Nederweert-eind is situated near Nederweert. Here old crafts can be admired in the Open Air Museum Eynderhoof. Another village, Ospel, is the gateway to the unique moor peat area 'De Groote Peel, which is rich in rare plants and animals. At the entrance you can find the visitor's centre of the State Forestry Service: Mijl op Zeven. Leveroy, the smallest village of the municipality is also well worth a visit.
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