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Terrain of Scouting Shawano's Oegstgeest
Abtspoelweg 15
2343 JB Oegstgeest
The Netherlands
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The house, You can see the entrance on: google maps the location is the green building at the bottom right, or on Open Street Map, in the centre, the deadend road from the Abtspoelweg to the right. Check their site for some nice pictures of the facilities.

Rules

  • tents only, (no caravans, no cars on the field)
  • limited power on the field
  • very limited parking space, may need to park your car elsewhere
  • be carefull with glas on the field, kids play there barefooted the rest of the year.
  • no open fire/BBQ (check with organisation)
  • About the chicken and the hen please don't feed them!

How to get there

The location is near the City of Leiden. Leiden is between Amsterdam and the Hague; some 15 minutes from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and the Hague, and some 30 minutes from Rotterdam.

From Leiden to the Abtspoelweg location by public transport

From Leiden Central by bus

There are 4 to 6 busses per hour - and they take a little over 10 minutes. The first bus is around 6; the last bus is just past midnight.

==> line 50 to Haarlem.
==> line 42 to Noordwijk
==> get off at Abtspoelweg

Check the site http://www.ov9292.nl/ for the most recent information.

From Leiden to the Abtspoelweg location by bike

A bike can be very convenient - and it is only about 3.6 (2 miles) to the site.

Bikes can be rented at any train station (note that Leiden has two bike rentals; one at the front and one at the back).

Expect prices around 7.50/day or 35,- to 45,- for the whole week. Typically to be paid in advance. There is usually a (cash!) deposit of 50,- euros.

To Abtspoelweg by bike

==> first grab your bike
==> follow signs to Oegstgeest (well signposted)
==> Abtspoelweg is near to the old toll gate to Warmond
==> with your face direction Warmond it's on your right

The total distance is a bit less than 4 km - and it takes about 20 minutes for the casual cyclist.

To Leiden by Air

The nearest airport is Schiphol (AMS). Next best is Rotterdam airport (which has some good budget carriers (e.g. [Transavia http://www.transavia.com])).

From Schiphol - the easiest option is to follow the signs for the train station (which is literally under the airport) and take a train to Leiden.

From Rotterdam airport take any of the busses to the train station, and take the train from there.

Trains between Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Delft, The Hague and Leiden run 24x7; around 4 to 6 times an hour during the day - and down to just 2 an hour between the wee hours of 1am to 5am.

To Leiden by Car

From Schiphol by car

==> Follow the signs for the A44 to The Hague
==> get off at turn 6 (Voorhout)
==> take a left to Oegstgeest on Haarlemmertrekvaart
==> at the end at the Haarlemmertrekvaart turn right Abstpoelweg
==> Abtspoelweg 15 is on your left side.

From Amsterdam by car

==> take the A44 to The Hague
==> get off at turn 6 (Voorhout)
==> take a left to Oegstgeest on Haarlemmertrekvaart
==> at the end at the Haarlemmertrekvaart turn right Abstpoelweg
==> Abtspoelweg 15 is on your left side.

From Rotterdam by car

==> take the A4 to The Hague
==> take the A12 to The Haque
==> at the end of the A12 turn right on the N44
==> follow the N44
==> at Wassenaar the N44 will move over into the A44
==> follow the A44
==> get off at turn 6 (Voorhout)
==> take a right to Oegstgeest on Haarlemmertrekvaart
==> at the end at the Haarlemmertrekvaart turn right Abstpoelweg
==> Abtspoelweg 15 is on your left side.

From Utrecht by car

==> take the A12 to the Hague
==> at the end of the A12 turn right on the N44
==> follow the N44
==> at Wassenaar the N44 will move over into the A44
==> follow the A44
==> get off at turn 6 (Voorhout)
==> take a right to Oegstgeest on Haarlemmertrekvaart
==> at the end at the Haarlemmertrekvaart turn right Abstpoelweg
==> Abtspoelweg 15 is on your left side.

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