Along the great Mills of Leiden – NL
Cycling along the Mills of Leiden
Voor de Nederlandse versie Langs de Mooiste Molens van Leiden – NL
My aunt lives in Oegstgeest and that is a small village near Leiden. The first mill we saw was in Oegstgeest near the shoppingmail De Lange Voort.
This is a wooden Hollow Post Mill on a stone foot. It is situated north of the old village and in the former polder Oudenhof. The hollow post mill dates back to 1783. It has a prominent place in the park and it looks beautiful! I think when you come back when the trees are green you can get a beautiful shot without the apartments in the back 🙂
Kikkermolen between Oegstgeest and Leiden.
The Kikkermolen is a hollow post mill situated along the Oegstgeesterweg in Leiden. The mill dates back to 1752 and is build to drain the Kikkerpolder. It replaced the mill that burned down in 1747.
Some mills will be running at windy days. Great to withness that!!
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The Kikkermolen in full operation
Along the way you cycle on beautiful paths and old brigdes. This one was in Leiderdorp.
People live in this mill so you can not enter it.
Stevenhofjesmill, Veenwateringweg – Leiden
This one is also tenanted. What a Great Idea!!
Living inside of an Old Mill!!
On the background you see the Mill called ‘De Herder’. It is the sawmill of Leiden. De Herder is only open for tourists every other year on Millday of Leiden. Every odd numbered year.
De Route & Information
Tea House De Leidsehout
After we stopped the route and went back we went to Tea House De Leidsehout to drink some fresh Mint Tea. You can sit in this park and enjoy the view with a lot of animals. The Tea House is situated on the cityborders of Leiden and Oegstgeest.
Such a cute view during my fresh Mint Tea
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