Kreis Coesfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen  >  Germany

The monastery complex in Weddern was founded in 1477 and existed until 1804. It was the only charterhouse in Westphalia. A tour is worthwhile.

Added* by Winfried Rusch
Most recent update 23 March 2023
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Around Karthaus nature is still in order. The area is located in the nature reserve Karthäuser Mühlenbach and this river still runs in its original form. With a bit of luck you can see Common Kingfisher, Little Grebe, Great Cormorant, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose and many other birds.



Easy to reach by bike and by car. Click on the P in the map for directions to a parking lot. The circular walk indicated on the map is approximately 2 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Agriculture , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , River , City/village


Flat , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Winter


Paved road , Wide path , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform



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