De Cocksdorp is the most northerly village of Texel. In this village you will find cosy shops and restaurants. De Cocksdorp is surrounded by nature and borders the Waddendijk. Here you can also admire or climb the Texel lighthouse! The extensive beach near the lighthouse is the place to be for beach activities, there is plenty of space. The village is rich in birds, which can be admired during the various walking routes. For that reason, the Bird Information Centre can also be found here!