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Liessel forests

Liessel forest

This walking tour goes through the outskirts of Liessel including the hamlet of Leensel and the forests of Liessel. The Liessel forest can be classified as a typical Brabant forest. It is a young pine forest area that has been planted on a former drifting sand area.

Distance: 9 km.

Time: 2h00.

Grade: Easy.

Type: Circular.

Gps Track: Yes.

Route description: Yes.

Wheelchair: Not suitable.

Dog: Allowed.

Height gain: No info.

Trail: 73% unpaved.

Marking: See PDF route description.

Hiking shoes recommended.


Liessel forest.

The forest area has been transformed into a more natural forest area, making it an attractive walking area with wide forest paths interspersed with winding narrow forest paths. As a point of interest, one passes by the mill "De Volksvriend" and along a few long-walled farms.

Liessel forest

Download PDf for route description.

In the first part of the hike you have to take into account the sound of the A67.

The motocross track of MC Deurne is situated in the Liessel forests, which can also cause noise nuisance during competition days.

Map & Poi's.

POI 1 - Mill De Volksvriend.

Mill De Volksvriend is a round stone mill. This belt mill was built in 1903 and is used as a flour mill. In the autumn of 1944 the mill was damaged by war. In 1946 the mill was repaired with parts of the dismantled stone belt mill from Bergeijk.

De Hollandsche Molen.