Nederland - Apeldoorn, Paleispark

The Paleispark (Palace Park) is a part of Kroondomein Het Loo (Het Loo Royal Estate). With an area of 650 hectare the park is ideal for strolling and walking. It lies adjacent to “Het Loo Palace” and around Castle Het Oude Loo. Traditionally this park was for the relaxation of the royal residents of the palace. and their guests.

The origins of the park can be traced back to stadtholder Willem III, who purchased hunting lodge Het Oude Loo in 1684 together with 200 hectare land. “Het Loo Royal Estate” was also very important for Queen Wilhelmina. She purchased many acres of land and donated this to the State in 1959, retaining the rights of usage for the reigning monarch. This explains the name for the whole area: “Het Loo Royal Estate”.

The palace park is only a small part of “Het Loo Royal Estate”. The park features ponds, a tea pavilion (main image and PiP1), which was often used by Queen Wilhelmina, a bath-house (PiP2), a royal horse cemetery, an old shooting range, a hunting lodge and several follies. The park is open - against a small fee - the whole year round, the part around Het Oude Loo is open for visitors only during the months April and May.
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Nouchetdu38 said:

Nice aquatic place*******
2 months ago

Herb Riddle said:

My kind of scene here Jaap. Great series as per normal. Like the reflections.

HFF, enjoy the weekend. Herb
2 months ago

Malik Raoulda said:

Remarquablement partagée avec cette magnifique prise de vue imprenable
HFF et agréable fin de semaine paisible et salutaire.
2 months ago ( translate )

Gudrun said:

Beautiful and well framed photos with lovely reflections. HFF and a good weekend!
2 months ago

Guy Bacca (guybac) said:

Très belles images de ce superbe parc très vert, avec ses étangs. De belles balades en perspective
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benastrada said:

Very nice and feels like a nice place to relax!
2 months ago ( translate )

Makrofan said:

HFF und ein schönes Wochenende!
2 months ago ( translate )

Stephan Fey said:

A very pretty park series, Jaap!
2 months ago ( translate )

Madeleine Defawes said:

Superbes images du parc !
Bon weekend. Amitiés
2 months ago ( translate )

Roger (Grisly) said:

Excellent series and great information, Jaap,
HFF and a good weekend!
2 months ago ( translate )

Walter 7.8.1956 said:

HFF Jaap!
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Schussentäler said:

ein sehr schöner Park
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Jeanne chevillard said:

Magnifique. bon week-end
2 months ago ( translate )

Günter Klaus said:

Wow,das ist ja wieder ein schönes Gebiet am Wasser lieber Jaap,da hält man sich gerne auf,wunderschön sind deine Eindrücke von deinen Besuch dieses Ortes :))

Wünsche noch einen schönen Nachmittag,liebe Grüße Güni :))
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