Discover De Cocksdorp

and surroundings

De Cocksdorp 

De Cocksdorp is the most northern village of Texel. Cozy shops and restaurants, surrounded by nature and bordering the 'Waddendijk'. Discover below what's going on in De Cocksdorp and surroundings... 

Discover De Cocksdorp and surroundings

Dutch Birding

De Cocksdorp
12-10-2018 - 14-10-2018

Birdwatchers from all over the Netherlands meet up on Texel for the Dutch Birding Weekend. Everyone’s welcome to join the hunt for rare species. The aim of the weekend is...

 ...to spot as many interesting birds as possible. The day-time excursions are followed by evening lectures on birds at the Eierlandse Huis in De Cocksdorp.

Location: Kikkertstraat 42-44, De Cocksdorp

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Night of the Night

Multiple Locations
27-10-2018

Texel’s night are intensely dark. Here, darkness is really dark. On this night, Texel is host to great activities to show just how special the darkness actually is. The observatory at…

... Ecomare is open. Watch the stars through a telescope if the night is clear. A “dark” excursion round woods, dunes and the beach leaves from Ecomare. Check at the complete programme now.

Location: Multiple Locations

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Theatershow Derek Ogilvie

De Cocksdorp
20-11-2018

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Derek Ogilvie with his 'Hello Again Tour' will visit Texel. He performs at the new event hall at De Krim Holiday Park in De Cocksdorp (Texel). Perhaps this is your chance to get in touch with your deceased loved ones... 

...Combine the theater visit with a wonderful stay on Texel with the Derek Ogilvie Hotel package! 

Location: Event hall Texel - De Cocksdorp

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Ouwe sunderklaas

Multiple Locations
12-12-2018

People who really know Texel love Ouwe Sunderklaas! This folkloric festival unfolds in the evening, in living rooms and on the streets. The islanders poke fun at events on the island. Every village still has...

... its own traditions for Ouwe Sunderklaas. Exciting events of the past year are relived by villagers in fancy dress. Afterwards, everyone reveals his or her identity and shares a drink on the streets.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

New Year's Dip

Multiple Locations
01-01-2019

Start the New Year with a chilly dip in the North Sea at one of the entrances to the beach at Poles 9, 20 or 28. Put on your bikini, swimsuit or trunks and take a dive with hundreds of islanders...

... and tourists for a fresh New Year. Then warm up with some nice hot traditional pea soup or a Texel dram. 

Location: Paal 28, De Cocksdorp. Paal 9, Den Hoorn. Paal 20, De Koog

Texel Darts

De Cocksdorp
11-01-2019 - 13-01-2019

Once again, the Texel Darts Trophy will be held at De Krim Holiday Park in 2019. There are multiple categories for the players to compete in! The Texel Darts Trophy is an annual...

... event held at ‘t Paviljoen in De Krim Holiday Park. Contestants come from all over the Netherlands to win a place in the top 3.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Life Boat Day

Multiple Locations
11-05-2019

In the May holidays, the Dutch coastguard hold their annual Life Boat Day, when the rescue stations open their doors to the public and invite them to have a look. Listen to the exciting...

... stories the crew have to tell. They are glad to explain why their work is so important. If you are a donor, you can join them in a fast life boat; if you donate on the spot, you can sail with them!

Location: Haven 26, Oudeschild

Volharding 3, De Cocksdorp

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Long June

Multiple Locations
01-06-2019 - 30-06-2019

Long June is Texel’s month of culture, a month with a large number of events with a focus on art, culture and music. Enjoy these amazing performances and show. During Long June...

... you can admire artwork, watch cabaret and theatre shows, listen to a range artists performing live but the real highlight is Sommeltjespop, the music festival.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

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Speedweekend

De Cocksdorp
20-07-2019 - 21-07-2019

Feel the need for speed at the MAB’s off-road circuit on Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July. At this speed weekend, cars race in various categories. Races are held on Saturday and Sunday...

... by junior races, rodeo, bangerstox, free class and stock cars. Island racers have the chance to test their skills against each other at this spectacular event. 

Location: Hoofdweg 35, De Cocksdorp

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Laser games

De Cocksdorp

De Krim Holiday Park’s laser-game hall is dark, so watch out for obstacles as well as your opponents! Whoever hits your opponents the most often with the laser wins. Playing laser games...

... is exciting family entertainment! But look out! The other team is not the only thing you’re fighting. Technological effects and human imagination are well matched in this futuristic game.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

The lighthouse at Texel’s most northerly point reaches 45 metres above sea level. Climb to the top for the amazing views of the North Sea, Vlieland, the Wadden Sea and Texel. For many people...

... the lighthouse symbolises Texel perfectly. While the views are impressive, the climb to them are poignant too: here, the traces of the Second World War are still visible.  

Location: Vuurtorenweg 184, De Cocksdorp

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De Vriendschap

De Cocksdorp

Take a day trip to Vlieland and explore the neighbouring island in your own time or go looking for seals! De Vriendschap offers an almost daily ferry service to Vlieland in the summer season, great for a day of...

... cycling or walking. The seal-watching trips take you to see the large groups of seals near Eierlandse Gat. 

Location: Volharding 2A, De Cocksdorp

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Paracentrum

De Cocksdorp

If you’ve ever fancied a parachute jump, come to Paracentrum Texel. Learn to parachute or try a tandem jump. See Texel from a unique angle! Beginners and experienced jumpers...

... are welcome at Paracentrum Texel. Would you dare to try a tandem jump? Complete courses are available, but independent parachuting is an option too.

Location: Postweg 128, De Cocksdorp

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Sight-Seeing Flight

De Cocksdorp

If you want to see Texel from the air, come to Tessel Air! Anything’s possible: just enjoy the views or fly a plane yourself. See Texel from a unique angle! Tessel Air has...

... a number of craft for sight-seeing flights. You can choose between the different flight times. From the plane, you can see across the whole island!

Location: Postweg 128, De Cocksdorp

Fitness

De Cocksdorp

If you want to keep fit on holiday, visit the gym at De Krim Holiday Park. The gym at Holiday Park De Krim is open to everyone, even if you are not staying at the park. The gym has...

... weight-lifting equipment for training all muscle groups. There are rowing machines, bikes, elliptical trainers, a treadmill and other gear, including dumbbells, bars, a bench press, etc.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Texel Links

De Cocksdorp

De Texelse Links is situated in the centre of a beautiful stretch of dunes. The links is open to players of all levels. Book a tee time or take an introductory class. Experienced players and...

... enthusiastic beginners are all welcome to play a round. This exceptional course has dunes, water features and large greens. If you have never played before, take an introductory lesson.

Location: Roggeslootweg 3, De Cocksdorp

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De Slufter

De Cocksdorp, De Koog

De Slufter is an amazing wildlife area; here, the sea can flow freely across the land, creating ever-changing scenery. Salt-loving plants make De Slufter a place of unique beauty. De Slufter is known for...

... its lovely footpaths and a huge variety of birds, including spoonbills. Summer turns De Slufter a wonderful shade of pink, lilac and purple while autumn is characterised by a red glow. 

Location: De Cocksdorp, De Koog

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The Meierblis

Multiple Locations
30-04-2019

The Meierblis is a tradition on Texel. People get together around a large bonfire. Smaller fires are lit around the big one, so people can bake rolls, etc. The Meierblis dates from 1789…

... when people lit fires to chase away the winter sprites to make way for the spirits of spring and summer. The Meierblis is held on 30 April except if that is a Sunday, when it is on 29 April.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

Woolness

De Cocksdorp

Woolness combines wellness with Texel wool. You are wrapped in wool and left to relax in a manger. It’s an unusual Texel experience, where you can completely recharge in...

 ... a cosy wolboet. You’ll be tucked in under a soft sheepswool blanket and left to dream while the natural lotion in the wool does its work. Wool baths are an ancient custom among farmers. 

Location: Postweg 134, De Cocksdorp

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Ponycentrum

De Cocksdorp

Is your child too small for a horse? No problem! At De Krim Holiday Park’s pony centre, your child can take a short ride through the woods while you lead the pony. A lovely woodland ride near...

... the holiday park so your child has fun outdoors with the pony. 

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Swimming Baths

De Cocksdorp

Come and try out De Krim Holiday Park’s new pool area. It has lovely indoor and outdoor pools and several spectacular slides. The eyecatchers are the three interactive waterslides...

... and the whitewater slide. There’s a spraypark and toddling pool for the youngest visitors, so it’s a guarantee for fun.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Bowling

De Cocksdorp

De Krim Holiday Park offers fun afternoons and evening at its bowling alleys. Bowling is suitable for all ages. Never mind the weather: it’s always fun at the bowling alley. Score a strike...

... at one of De Krim Holiday Park’s 4 bowling alleys. The alleys have aids to make the game easier for children. Refreshments are available: just select something from the drinks and snacks menu.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp is Texel’s newest village. It has several shops, restaurants and sidewalk cafés. Thursday’s “Durpermarkt” is held throughout the summer. Children can cool off in...

 ... the waterplay park on the square. If you visit De Cocksdorp, climb the steps on the dyke for a glimpse of the Wadden Sea, a world-heritage site. It’s a pretty view, especially when the tide is out.

Location: De Cocksdorp

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De Eilander

De Cocksdorp

Beyond a doubt, sailing a catamaran is the most awesome kind of sailing, particularly when you are speeding at force 5 and 40 km/h across the water. Even if you prefer to take things more slowly...

... sailing in a catamaran is an unparalleled experience. Everyone is welcome at De Eilander: young, old, experienced or new to the sport. De Eilander offers a varied range of classes and courses.

Location: De Volharding 6, De Cocksdorp

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Historical Room

De Cocksdorp

The Eiland Gallery has preserved the former school and its surroundings in the Historical Room. Take a journey back through time. See what’s changed or...

... reminisce about your own school days. The building’s original elements are now visible. There is a focus on the history of art education and if you can squeeze onto the bench, you can draw!

Location: Postweg 72, De Cocksdorp

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Play Paradise

De Cocksdorp

De Krim Holiday Park’s indoor Play Paradise is a great indoor playground for children of 10 and under. You can sit back with a cuppa while your kids can run free. The children...

... can climb, clamber, slide and jump as much as they want in the Play Paradise. This attraction is open all year round. Everyone’s welcome, even if you are not staying at the park. Admittance is free!

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Climbing Gym

De Cocksdorp

Klimmen Enzo offers adventure at great heights! The 4 and 8-metre walls mean there is something for everyone; the whole family (you must be at least 1.30m) can have fun here. Klimmen Enzo is located on...

... De Krim Holiday Park; everyone is welcome, even if you are not staying at the park. This 4-wall climbing gym offers about 2 hours of entertainment.

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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Miniature Golf

De Cocksdorp

De Krim Holiday Park’s indoor miniature golf course has glow-in-the-dark effects: the holes, walls and obstacles give light in the dark. The course’s theme is: An underwater world...

 ... Glow-in-the-dark miniature golf - could it be any cooler? Miniature golf has never been so much fun! To make this game even more spectacular, wear white or fluorescent clothes or 3-D glasses. 

Location: Roggeslootweg 6, De Cocksdorp

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War Museum

De Cocksdorp

Texel’s aviation and war museum gives an impressive look at the history of aviation and preserves the memories of war in a very poignant display.

Fly through aviation history and experience Texel’s dramatic war memories. In April 2018, the modernised exhibition were given better explanations of the aircraft, parts and stories. 

Location: Postweg 126, De Cocksdorp

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Bike Routes

De Cocksdorp, De Koog, Den Hoorn, Den Burg, De Waal, Oudeschild, Oosterend

Texel has a large network of cycle junctions - ideal for creating your own route. Information panels with a map of the network are dotted about the island. The cycle junction network...

... is easy to use: hop on you bike and follow the signs from one numbered junction to the next. You decide on the route and the number of kilometres.

Location: De Cocksdorp, De Koog, Den Hoorn, Den Burg, De Waal, Oudeschild, Oosterend

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Ice-Cream at Labora

De Cocksdorp

Ice-Cream Farm Labora is Texel’s leading ice-cream parlour. Here, artisanal ice-cream is made with milk from the farm’s own cows. Enjoy the delicious ice-cream on the sunny terrace and playground. The ice-cream farm...

... has over 16 different sorts of traditionally crafted ice-cream. Take a look in the cowshed to see the milking robot. There are climbing frames and trampolines in the garden for children.

Location: Hollandseweg 2, De Cocksdorp

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All prices of 2019 include VAT, reservation fee, final cleaning and bedlinen for the 1st person (holiday homes/furnished tents). The prices do not include the mandatory linen for the 2nd person, which cost € 8.95 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) evenas the tourist tax of €1.85 that is charged per night, up to 7 nights. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

All prices of 2019 include VAT, reservation fee, final cleaning and bedlinen for the 1st person (holiday homes/furnished tents). The prices do not include the mandatory linen for the 2nd person, which cost € 8.95 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) evenas the tourist tax of €1.85 that is charged per night, up to 7 nights. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

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