Beautiful Putten

Putten and its surroundings are beautiful and located on the Veluwe. Get to know Putten and discover the beautiful village surrounded by heathland, forests, lakes and polders. But for atmosphere you are also at the right place in Putten. Settle down on a cozy terrace, take a look at a special boutique, enjoy a tasting, do a workshop or stroll through the weekly market.

See & do

The village has several nice places that you should definitely not miss. The Schovenhorst estate with its play forest, watchtower and Arboretum is sure to appeal to young and old alike. Golfing, stargazing, a tour of the steam pumping station or a road trip with a packed lunch, Putten offers a wide range of fun activities. There is also a nice range of shops, including home furnishings stores. Furthermore, Putten is also renowned in the field of good food. Or better say “tasteful”! You can find culinary delights in an exclusive restaurant, but also a tasty snack in a cozy cafe, a cake in a Tea House or a barbecue on demand. In short, something for everyone!


The natural beauty around Putten certainly makes the heart of the nature lover beat faster. Nature here is simply beautiful all year round. In winter, fresh air walks and with a bit of luck sledding and ice skating are on the program. In any case, winter makes for photogenic pictures. In the spring, nature opens up in full glory and everything is in bloom. In the summer it is good to stay in the cool forests. There are nice picnic areas! Autumn with its varied color palette can really be called “picturesque”. You can cycle and walk here all year round! Numerous cycling routes have been set out with various distances. The hiking network is huge, including beautiful forest trails. A very special experience is the Twilight Walk where you look for game. The Klompenpaden, routes across the farmland, are also recommended.


Swimmers and sun lovers can visit the various sandy beaches of Strand Nulde. Children can play to their heart’s content with the various play and play facilities, play a game of volleyball or opt for a fun water sport. The various kiosks offer snacks and drinks and there is regularly something special going on in the special event area. With all these facilities and the presence of a marina, campsite and a hotel, there is always something to do.


Putten is a very good place to start your cycling trip across the Veluwe. While cycling you pass through a vast polder area or the varied forest. You will pass charming villages and discover special and unique places.

To walk

Many walking routes have been set out in Putten and the surrounding area. For example, walk one of the beautiful forest routes or be surprised by the landscape while walking one of the clog paths.


The pleasant shopping center is dotted with fun and special shops. In addition to the well-known chains, you will find many local entrepreneurs here. From hip fashion store to luxurious home furnishings store and delicious delicatessen, the diversity is enormous.

With children

Glide in the wild water course by the pool, build huts in the play and climbing forest at Landgoed Schovenhorst or go on a treasure hunt in the center. There is plenty to do in Putten. What do you choose?
When the weather is nice, you can of course go outside. You can pick your own veggies in the Pluktuin and then cycle the family cycle route. While cycling you will pass nice places where you can get off to visit the sheepfold or the forest tower! Is the weather worse? Even then there are plenty of options. You can go bowling or hit a ball on the covered mini golf course. Do you also end the day with a delicious pancake or a delicious ice cream?
In short, you will not get bored in and around Putten!