Playgrounds, jumping castles, a lake, animals, restaurants, puppet show – this is a great place to spend time with your family!
There is a separate playground for toddlers and young kids
There are also more adventurous play areas for older kids
There are also a lot of events organized for kids, bouncing castles and puppet show
There are a few animals too, from goats and rabbits to deer and emu
You can walk around the lake and explore the domain. There is a café/restaurant and picnic areas
*Open: June, July and August 08.00-21.30
April, May, September 08.00-21.00
October to March 08.00-18.30
*Cost: free entrance. Activities like mini golf are paid extra
*Check here for more details on mini golf
*It can get pretty crowded on a sunny weekend day, so better go early
*There is a restaurant and also picnic zones (see map below)
*You can also go fishing in the ponds, see more details here
*Wheelchair friendly, stroller friendly
*Dogs allowed on a leash (not allowed at playgrounds)
*Parking: free outdoor parking at the domain, P1 and P3 are for visitors, P2 is for visitors with wheelchair (see map below). You can also park at the street in front of the main entrance
*Here is the map of the domain
Château d’Hélécine is one of the best provincial domains close to Brussels – check the post to see the rest!
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!
About 30′ drive from Schuman, Brussels (or about 1.5 hour by public transport)
All places mentioned above are also gathered on the map: outdoor and indoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants and hotels under separate layers
*Tip: if you want to see a specific layer, you need to tap the upper left corner of the map and unselect the other layers