A pretty setting in the beautiful nature of Drenthe, with lots of cycling and hiking opportunities;
Excellent and clean (sanitary) facilities
Comfort pitches with private bathroom
Extensive (indoor) playgrounds for children up to age 10

Comfortable campsite

in natural Drenthe

Camping de Berken is a comfortable 4 star campsite with an intimate character in the Dutch province of Drenthe. The campsite is located in the town of Gasselte, at the heart of the Hondsrug sand ridge between the charming cities of Groningen, Assen and Emmen. Surrounded on all sides by nature, our campsite borders the unique nature reserve ‘Het Drouwenerzand’. This area of Drenthe is great for camping! Whether you come with your caravan, campervan, pop-up camper or tent, you’ll always find your favourite spot at Camping de Berken. Don’t have your own camping equipment? You can hire your own hiker’s cabin, Berken studio or a fully equipped Rental chalet! The Dutch travellers’ association ANWB has given our camping in Drenthe a 4-star rating!

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camping at de Berken


Beautiful nature in the area

With many cycling and walking opportunities

Camping de Berken is surrounded by the typical nature and culture of Drenthe. In the vicinity you’ll find, for instance, moors, forests, fens, dolmens, sand drifts and picturesque villages. The excellent network of bike paths makes this region of Drenthe ideal for exploring by bike. The campsite connects seamlessly to this bike path network.

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Viewing Sunday on 3 March 2024

Curious about the perfect pitch or rental for your holiday? Then come to one of our viewing days! On these days you can find inspiration or book straight away. On these days, reception is open between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Will we see you on one of these open house (Sun)days? We look forward to seeing you at Camping de Berken in Drenthe.

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Complete renovation of toilet block

In 2024, the 1st toilet block, located near the camper pitches and comfort pitches 36 to 48, was completely renovated. Including new tiles, seamless cast floor, walls and water-saving taps at the sinks, this building will be completely up to date again. Read more about what we are doing soon!

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Nieuw in 2024

Preparations for the 2024 season are in full swing! From a new luxury family house for rent to a renovated toilet block, this is what has all been renewed and changed at Camping de Berken.

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Booking for 2024 is possible again!

It is possible to book for 2024 from 1 July 2023!

Please note:

For comfort pitches, Comfort pitches XL and Comfort pitches with private sanitary facilities applies:

Until 2 January 2024, it is only possible to book a minimum of 4 nights in April and a minimum of 7 days for the rest of the year.

From 3 January 2024 it is possible to book shorter stays!

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