The Best Texel Tips

in The Cocksdorp

Texel Tips in The Cocksdorp

What is there to see, do and experience? 

De Cocksdorp is the northernmost village on Texel. The village has its charms with nice stores and restaurants. The lighthouse and nature also offer a unique experience. Discover what else De Cocksdorp has to offer!

The lighthouse

The lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

 Enjoy the most beautiful view of Texel at 47 metres above sea level! 

De Slufter

De Slufter

De Cocksdorp

Admire many migratory birds and walk through Texel's most special piece of nature.

Sight-Seeing Flight

Sight-Seeing Flight

De Cocksdorp

Discover the beauty of Texel on hight during a flight with Tessel Air!

Ice-cream farm Labora

Ice-cream farm Labora

De Cocksdorp

Come and enjoy handmade ice cream made from milk and cream from own dairy cows.

The Eiland Galerij

The Eiland Galerij

De Cocksdorp

Island art inspired by water, clouds, wind and sea currents.

Parachute jumping

Parachute jumping

De Cocksdorp

Take a leap in the sky at Paracentrum Texel and see Texel from above.

Hair salon By Amber

Hair salon By Amber

De Cocksdorp

Let yourself be pampered on Texel by professionals who go the extra mile!

Boat trips

Boat trips

De Cocksdorp

Sail to the neighbouring island Vlieland for a walk or bike ride or go seal spotting.

War Museum

War Museum

De Cocksdorp

Learn about the consequences of the Second World War and the intense war memories of Texel.

Solex ride

Solex ride

De Cocksdorp and Den Burg

Go on a solex tour through Texel with the wind blowing through your hair and a lot of fun!

Bowlen

Bowlen

De Cocksdorp

 Enjoy the cosiness of bowling, never mind the weather: it’s always fun at the bowling alley! 

De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp

Visit Texel's youngest village, where you will find shops, restaurants and terraces!

Nature Adventure

Nature Adventure

De Cocksdorp

Learn all about the animals, plants and climate in a fun way!

Fitness

Fitness

De Cocksdorp

Keep track of your condition during cross training or build muscles with various attributes!

Golf Course De Texelse

Golf Course De Texelse

De Cocksdorp

Pro or beginner, there is room for everyone. Enjoy the rich landscape while playing golf!

Climbing park

Climbing park

De Cocksdorp

Climbing and clambering at exciting heights, there are also different courses!

Laser games

Laser games

De Cocksdorp

Laser gaming is fun for the whole family, active in the dark! Who wins?

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf

De Cocksdorp

Come and play miniature golfin the theme of glow in the dark and underwater world!

Play Paradise

Play Paradise

Multiple locations

The place to be with good weather or bad weather, here the children can really have fun!

Beach

Beach

Multiple locations

Discover the beaches of Texel. With no less than 30 km of beach, there is something for everyone!

Dutch Birding

Dutch Birding

De Cocksdorp
11-10-2024 - 13-10-2024

Go out with other bird lovers to spot the most interesting birds.

Catamaran sailing

Catamaran sailing

De Cocksdorp

Experience an adventure on the water during the spectacular catamaran sailing.

Swimmingpool De Krim

Swimmingpool De Krim

De Cocksdorp

The pool with a lovely indoor climate, various spectacular attractions and an outdoor pool with sunbathing area.  

Wool bath

Wool bath

De Cocksdorp

Woolness combines wellness with Texel wool. You are wrapped in wool and left to relax in a manger.

Bird information

Bird information

De Cocksdorp

You are welcome here for all information, materials and excursions for birds! 

De Schorren

De Schorren

De Cocksdorp

Walk through the area with the forest ranger and enjoy the bird diversity! 

Rescue boat day

Rescue boat day

Oudeschild and De Cocksdorp
25-05-2024

Step into the shoes of the crew members of the rescue boats and sail away!

Water playground

Water playground

De Cocksdorp

Have a joyful day with water and fun at the water playground! 

Texel's Alpacas

Texel's Alpacas

De Cocksdorp

Petting, feeding, cuddling or walking with alpacas? You can do it on Texel!

The Barefoot path

The Barefoot path

De Cocksdorp

Walk 150 metres barefoot and experience 6 different surfaces! 

Aviation Museum

Aviation Museum

De Cocksdorp

Fly through aviation history and discover a rich history.

E-kickbike

E-kickbike

De Cocksdorp and Den Burg

Explore Texel in a sporty and fast way on these electric steps!

Tasting Het Wads Smaakhuus

Tasting Het Wads Smaakhuus

De Cocksdorp

Discover unique dishes made from authentic products from Texel and the Wadden area!

War Path

War Path

De Cocksdorp

Discover unique traces of the Second World War scattered all over Texel!

Nature reserve Dorpzicht

Nature reserve Dorpzicht

De Cocksdorp

Unwind in the unique backyard of De Cocksdorp and spot various birds!

Gliding

Gliding

De Cocksdorp

Admire Texel from the air!

Drive-in Cinema

Drive-in Cinema

De Cocksdorp
24-05-2024

Watching a film from the comfort of your own car. You can experience this on Friday 24 May 2024 during the Drive-in Cinema at Texel Airport.

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp
04-07-2024 - 29-08-2024

Every Thursday in summer a lively market.

Little Lambs’ bike trail

Little Lambs’ bike trail

De Cocksdorp

It is a beautiful sight to see this young life frolicking through the meadows, still a bit uncomfortable running after mother sheep and playing with each other. Grab your bike and cycle the Little Lambs Bike Trail.

Spring fair

Spring fair

De Cocksdorp
28-04-2024

Market stalls, music and children's activities at our fun spring fair!

Easter Island

Easter Island

De Cocksdorp

Discover the story behind the Easter Island statue and the connection between Texel and Easter.

Autocross Texel

Autocross Texel

De Cocksdorp
16-06-2024

Adrenaline and thrills come together at Texel autocross!

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We are happy to share our Texel tips with you to make your stay even more enjoyable. Most of our permanent staff were born and raised on Texel and know the island 'like the back of their hand'. So we are real Texel experts! As a result, we know the best routes, nicest activities and best beach restaurants on Texel. Check them all out!

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Update: February 6, 2024 14:00

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