Best provincial domains close to Brussels

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Brussels is a great place to explore, especially when you have a family. A wide array of provincial domains nearby offers something for everyone – from cafes and playgrounds to outdoor activities and more. A provincial domain is an oasis for families! Whether you’re looking for a fun day out with younger kids, a place to relax with friends, or a place to explore with the whole family, there’s something for everyone. With plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained, these parks are sure to provide a fun and memorable experience for the whole family. Read on for the best provincial domains within half an hour from Brussels and practical tips on how to visit to make the most out of it

What is a provincial domain?

A provincial domain (domaine provincial in French or provinciedomein in Dutch) is a leisure park in Belgium that is managed at the province level. There are fun family activities at each provincial domain, from adventurous playgrounds and mini cars to farm animals and water playgrounds

The best provincial domains near Brussels

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 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!

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!

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 offers playgrounds for all ages, a few farm animals, mini cars and a heated swimming pool in the summer

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!
Indoor and outdoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants, hotels and more all under separate layers


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