Makkinga : a ranger accommodation for 4 persons situated in private wood and nature territory (6,35 hectare). The accommodation has recently been rene... Read more
Makkinga : a ranger accommodation for 4 persons situated in private wood and nature territory (6,35 hectare). The accommodation has recently been renewed. The ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has declared the area “Tronde” as estate in the sentence of the scenic beauty law. The nice accommodation is situated in the beginning of the wood; the public road is 40 meters away. It is a dense wood which especially consists of fine spruces and parts with birches and oak trees. There are open parts with a huge pond. Many species of birds nest here amongst others the sparrow hawk, the hawk and the buzzard. “Tronde” is a resting-place for roes and migratory birds. The village Makkinga is nearby “Tronde” (1 km). In this village you will find a supermarket, an agricultural museum and a bank. From May until October, every final Saturday of the month there is a huge antique market and jumble sale in the village. In the village Oosterwolde (8km) you will find many facilities like a subtropical leisure pool. The national park “Het Drents Friese Wold” (huge compact nature territory consisting of forest, heath, pools and drift sans dunes) is also nearby (2 km). In the tourist village Appelsga you will find a nice amusement park, a children’s farm, many restaurants and an outdoor swimming pool. You can rent bikes here in order to make a nice cycle trip through the wood. This accommodation is very suitable for nature lovers and people who are looking for rest. Animals are only allowed if they are kept on the leash Arrival time: 3 pm. Departure time: 11 am.