Notable places



Veense Sluis (Veen Lock)

Noordkade 3
2371 EA Roelofarendsveen
Bijzondere plekjes, Monumenten, Besondere Orte, Notable places

In 1632 the polder was closed due to flooding of the Braassem. Four wooden locks were built for water regulation and accessibility. The current sluice dates from 1897 and replaced the first, wooden sluice. This is the only lock remaining in the area.

Het Braassemermeer (The Braassemer Lake)

Braassemermeer
Kaag en Braassem
Bijzondere plekjes, Besondere Orte, Notable places

This area is home to many markets and is full of activities. The many villages, such as Roelofarendsveen, Rijpwetering, Oude Wetering and Ter Aar are characterised by intensive agriculture and horticulture.


Kagerplassen (Lakes of Kaag)

Kagerplassen
Kaag
Bijzondere plekjes, Besondere Orte, Notable places

The watersport area the ‘Kageplassen’ (lakes of Kaag) are centrally situated in the ‘Randstad’, between Amsterdam and Leiden and is the oldest watersports area of the Netherlands.