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Trails Galore: Sonian Forest is a hiker’s dream. There are numerous paths to explore.
Kid-Friendly Fun: Head to the Jezus Eik Speelbos. It’s sprinkled with play structures and fun assignments. Once done, kids can compare their results with forest animals.
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Natural Playground: At the Woudpoort, there’s a small but fun playground. It’s right behind where the ponies hang out.
Picnic Ready: After your hike, relax at one of the available picnic tables.
Meet The Ponies: Remember those cute ponies from Parc Malou? They’ve moved here. You can visit them on Saturdays and Sundays (10:00-17:30) and Wednesdays (from 15:00). Just ring up in advance at 📞 0474/55.63.93 to make sure they’re around.
- Got some carrots or apples? The ponies would love a treat!
- Approximate rates for pony rides:
- 30 min = EUR 15
- 40 min = EUR 20
- 60 min = EUR 25
- Safety first! Bring your bike helmet or they’ll provide a riding one.
- Parking’s a breeze with spots available on the street. And, for those moments, there are toilets at Woudpoort.
This place isn’t just about nature and animals; it’s about the lovely people behind it all. The family running this venture has been doing so for 30 years. They’re truly welcoming, especially the kind-hearted lady managing the ponies.
Brusselsesteenweg 700, 3090 Overijse
Brussels with Kids
Discover the best things to do in Brussels with kids, and where to stay – with practical tips from a local!
Discover what to do in Brussels with family and where to stay – with practical tips from a local. We’ve got you covered, from kid-friendly museums and cafes to indoor playgrounds!
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