Leisure tips

Discover our original circus tent.

Nettetal-Hinsbeck Youth Hostel offers its guests plenty of attractions: In particular, the original circus tent with space for about 199 people fascinates both children and adolescents. In the Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park and the Vier-Seen-Platte ("Four Lakes Area"), people in search of relaxation will find ideal destinations for excursions and hikes. There's an extensive network of cycle paths and an excellent wheelchair trail - so that cyclists and wheelchair users can explore the beautiful Lower Rhine countryside right as far as the nearby Netherlands.

Leisure facilities in the youth hostel

  • Hostel's own circus tent
  • 2 beach volleyball courts
  • Basketball court
  • Footballfield
  • Table tennis tables
  • Bicycle rental
  • Barbecue site
  • Internet terminal
  • Collection of games
  • TV
  • Table Football
  • Piano
  • Playground right next door
  • Terrace
  • Campfire site

Leisure facilities in the area

The leisure facilities of Nettetal-Hinsbeck Youth Hostel are diverse - the circus tent in particular fascinates young and old alike. Don't miss the beautiful surrounding area - after all, the youth hostel is located in the middle of the Schwalm-Nette Nature Park. Idyllic waters, a diverse fauna and flora, as well as hiking trails through unique landscapes inspire recreation seekers. Active holidaymakers will also get their money's worth here: canoeing, hiking and biking are even more fun with unique views of the lakes, clearings, fields and meadows. The neighbouring town of Grefrath offers other leisure facilities: an indoor and outdoor pool, ice rink and mini golf course offer all-weather entertainment for the whole family.

  • A paradise for water sports enthusiasts: the Schwalm-Nette Nature Park
  • Water lilies in the summer: the 4-Seen-Platte ("4 Lakes area) (km 2)
  • Life as in the 19th century: Freilichtmuseum Grefrath (open-air museum) (with large collection of toys, 4 km)
  • For birdwatchers: Infozentrum Krickenbecker Seen (bird sanctuary, 3 km)
  • Worth protecting: Naturschutzhof de Witt Lake (Nature Conservation Station, 1 km)

Leisure facilities in the region

The Dutch border is just a stone's throw away from the hostel. Experience the culture and nature of the Netherlands! Fancy a trip to the city? Amsterdam and Rotterdam are just two hours away. And the Rhine metropolis of Düsseldorf, with many attractions and shopping venues, is just 45 minutes away.

  • Limitless culture and nature: trips to the Netherlands
  • Adventure park Tegelen, Netherlands (8 km)

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