Toon Kortooms Park

The Toon Kortooms park is located at the place where the famous novelist Toon Kortooms grew up. The park is about 3 hectares and is situated right in the middle of the national park “ the Peel” . In his novels “ Beekman and Beekman” and “ Help the doctor is drowning” he wrote about this park. 

The park consists of the following:
Museum
The museum of the novelist Toon Kortooms, where all his books and memories can be found.   Peat bog (restaurant) Peat bog son Davy, head chef, operates the restaurant. There is…

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The Toon Kortooms park is located at the place where the famous novelist Toon Kortooms grew up. The park is about 3 hectares and is situated right in the middle of the national park “ the Peel” . In his novels “ Beekman and Beekman” and “ Help the doctor is drowning” he wrote about this park. 

The park consists of the following:
Museum
The museum of the novelist Toon Kortooms, where all his books and memories can be found.   Peat bog (restaurant) Peat bog son Davy, head chef, operates the restaurant. There is room for more than sixty visitors. The terrace can accommodate at least a hundred guests. From the peat bog and from the terrace visitors have a panoramic view over the vast Peel. Two walls of the restaurant are mainly composed of glass and with this angel you feel like you are right in the middle of the Peel.
Bare feet path Discover in this walking area with many different surfaces The Peel on your bare feet   Tea garden and art exhibition In the free accessible cottage garden you can explore numerous works by various artists. You can also take a walk through the tea garden and enjoy a  great cup of tea.
Foundations Visit the foundations of the old Deurne peat factory while walking on the birch tree path of Toon Kortooms!
Peat field with demonstration peat cutting in groups On the specially built peat field, it’s possible  to attend a demonstration turf cutting for groups. This can give you a feel of how it was back in the days of the diligent Peel workers!  This arrangement “ Treasure of the Peel” can be booked at the Toon Kortooms park and VVV Deurne.
Visitor centre “ The Peel”  Toon Kortooms is one of the six official visitor centres. Pets are allowed in the park. However, there are some exceptions; pets are not allowed in the public area, the museum and the bare feet path . There is the possibility to align your dog to a real doggie bar!

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Contact

Address:
Toon Kortooms Park
Griendtsveenseweg 80
5753 SB DEURNE
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Opening times

  • every Mondayclosed
  • every Tuesdayclosed
  • every Wednesdayfrom 10:00 to 18:00
    from 10:00 to 17:00
  • every Thursdayfrom 10:00 to 18:00
    from 10:00 to 17:00
  • every Fridayfrom 10:00 to 18:00
    from 10:00 to 17:00
  • every Saturdayfrom 10:00 to 18:00
    from 10:00 to 17:00
  • every Sundayfrom 10:00 to 18:00
    from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Note: opening times may be different during public holidays

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TV, audio, video & Internet

  • Internet connection: WiFi

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