Exceptional flora and fauna for the true nature lover
If you come to Deurne and the Peel, make sure not to miss the countryside! Enchanting landscapes invite you to a walk or bicycle ride. Mariapeel and Deurnese Peel are magnificent. You can enjoy nature everywhere in Deurne, Liessel, Neerkant, Vlierden, Helenaveen and Griendtsveen. De Groote Peel national park is at a stone's throw away.
Deurnese- en Mariapeel
The Deurne Peel and the Mariapeel surrounding the former peat districts of Griendtsveen and Helenaveen are remnants of this formerly vast high peat district....
Infertile sandy soil was blown away here due to overgrazing by sheep and the cutting of peat for a deep litter house. At the same time it is a natural playground and walking route for toddlers....
Neerkantse bossen, Neerkant
The Neerkant forest
Shifting dunes prove that the sand used to be very active here in the past....
Vlierdense Bossen; this nature reserve also goes by the name of Brouwhuissche Heide or Bikkelse Bossen...
The Walsbergse woods were created when heathland was planted with coniferous trees....
Natuurgebied de Berken, Liessel
De Berken nature reserve
This nature reserve is located in the stream valley of the Astense Aa brook...