Parks and gardens in Zeeland
The parks and gardens of Zeeland are well worth a visit. It can bring you inspiration and calm, and set you off on a relaxed walk to look around and enjoy. Scents and colours abound. Come on your own, or the two of you, or with the kids, or the kids’ kids. Several picking gardens have special afternoons for children. Some are restful and instructive. Others let the young ones hurtle around a bit more, Climbing, clambering, discovering, the Zeeland way.
In Vlake, the Sequoiahof is now a complex of sheltered dwellings. Its magnificent gardens has more than 500 tall trees, as well as bushes, shrubs and plants. The Vrouwenpolder in Walcheren is the home of the subtropical garden Fort den Haak. Gardeners will adore its 2.5 hectare garden. The 11-metre ‘mountain’ has a waterfall for half its height, with a cascade of ponds, and palms and exotic plants. And, roses for my rose. A true spellbinder.