Engange in one of the many water activities, go to a playground with your kids, or visit one of the many farms in the region. Discover all of that and more on this page!
Leiden is a wonderful city to explore from the water, with 28 kilometres of canals and 88 bridges throughout the city. Why not rent a boat to see the city from a different perspective?
If you are interested in doing water sports, the Leiden region has plenty to offer. You can go SUP-boarding, surfing, canoeing, rowing, kitesurfing and much more
Waterland Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
Come and play in the open-air water playground Waterland at Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
Petting Zoo & Farms
Taking your child to a petting zoo or farm is a wonderful way of learning about animals, and the way we treat them. Luckily, there are many opportunities in the region to visit one! Go to Boerderij 't Geertje in Zoeterwoude, Kinderboerderij Merenwijk in Leiden, Kinderboerderij Voorschoten, or the Milieu Educatief Centrum in Leiderdorp, and let your child befriend the animals present.
The Leiden region by foot or bike
The gables, streets, alleyways, courtyards, lakes, and polders; each tell their own story. There is so much that the Leiden region has to offer youin the city centres, but also in the country side. Go out and find out about their beauty by following a walking or cycling route.