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Plompe Toren

Zeeland  >  Netherlands

Enjoy the view on the northern side of the Eastern Scheldt (the largest and wettest National Park of the Netherlands) from this 23-meter high tower.

Added by Antoinne Sterk

Description

The Plompe Tower is the church tower (and only remnant) of Koudekerke. A former village on Schouwen-Duiveland that was once swallowed by the waves. This is good place to enjoy the view on the Oosterschelde and Schouwen-Duiveland. Many birds are attracted by the so calles 'inlages', low-lying, moist grasslands that are partly submerged. In spring you see Common Redshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Avocet and Black-headed Gull. In the winter months, thousands of Barnacle Goose and Brent Goose forage on the brackish grassland.

Details

Access

Due to its location, traveling there by car is the best option.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Wetland

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration, Spring migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

The Eastern Scheldt (Dutch: Oosterschelde) is a former estuary in the province of Zeeland, Netherlands, between Schouwen-Duiveland and Tholen on the north and Noord-Beveland and Zuid-Beveland on the south. It is also the largest national park in the Netherlands, founded in 2002.

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