A provincial domain is an oasis for families. Lots of green, playgrounds, cafés… Some have farm animals and some have kids friendly swimming pools too. All places mentioned below are about half an hour from Brussels – and it’s really worth the drive!
Provincial Domain Huizingen
Provincial Domain Huizingen is one of the most beloved ones and closest to Brussels. Playgrounds, mini cars, trampolines, farm animals, forest, outdoor pools for kids, even a little train to take you around the domain: It has everything!
Provincial Domain Hofstade
Provincial Domain Hofstade is one of the most popular provincial domains and for good reasons; there is a lake for swimming with a playground on its beach and a café, also many playgrounds for all ages and a café next to them as well. All these just 20 minutes away from Brussels!
Provincial Domain De Schorre
Go troll hunting in the forest!! Thomas Dambo, based in Denmark, makes these trolls out of recycled materials. Searching for them is tons of fun! There is also a playground, a café/restaurant right next to it, a barefoot path and more!
Provincial Domain Bois des Rêves
Bois des Rêves means forest of dreams in French – and it is exactly that for kids! It offers a great playground for all ages, a forest and a café by the lake. At just half an hour away from Brussels, it is one of the best provincial domains nearby
Provincial Domain Kessel-Lo
Provincial Domain Kessel-Lo offers playgrounds for all ages, a few farm animals, mini cars and a heated swimming pool in the summer
Provincial Domain De Nekker
Provincial Domain De Nekker offers a lake to swim and a separate lake for kids with a playground IN the water! And also playgrounds for all ages, an indoor pool and more
Playgrounds, jumping castles, a lake, animals, restaurants, puppet show – Château d’Hélécine is a great place to spend time with your family!
All places mentioned above are also gathered on the map: outdoor and indoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants and hotels under separate layers
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