Castle Holtmühle

You will find the Ceramics Center in the beautifully restored tithe barn of the unique and historic estate Kasteel Holtmühle (17th century). This castle complex is one of the few in the Netherlands completely preserved complete with moat, tithe barn, castle gates, gardens, ponds and lands. Today the castle is home to the hotel-restaurant Chateau Holtmühle.

The Gardens

Around the Castle Holtmühle are beautiful castle gardens in various styles to admire. For example, a small English-style park with its winding paths, stream, pond and bridges gives the romantic surroundings a special accent. The castle's herb garden is also worth visiting. Admission is free or by appointment. For opening hours, visit


If you want to explore the area on foot, here is a map of the immediate surroundings of the castle with the main attractions.

The Tiendschuur is also an ideal base for a visit to the historic village of Steyl. Here you can download a map with description of a walking route for a walk to Steyl. The walk leads you along the beautiful stream valley of the Aalsbeek.

The Region

If you want to stay a little longer in this fascinating area to get to know it better, below are suggestions for accommodations and interesting visits.