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What to do with rain

fun tips for a rainy day in Harderwijk

15 things to do on a rainy day, nice indoor activities

Don’t let rain stop play on your trip to the Netherlands, The Veluwe / Gelderland is a top destination in every season. Summer or winter. There is plenty to do here, even when the sun is not so high in the sky in Harderwijk and surroundings. The Dutch weather is notoriously fickle with over 800 mm (31.5 inches) of rain a year. ... Here’s our selection of the region's best indoor attractions and activities guaranteed to keep you high and dry in any weather, that aren't your vacation home room.​

Tip 1: Kok experience Harderwijk

Have a lot of fun in the nice indoor park in Harderwijk. Escape from the escape rooms (both for adults and children), sneak through the exciting laser game maze, enjoy tasty and traditional dishes in the restaurant! If you fancy a film, Kok experience also offers a very varied and extensive program with the latest films in their cinema with five cinemas. And all this under one roof, so come and see it and experience it.

Tip 2: Escape room Harderwijk

If you are looking for an unforgettable activity and you dare to visit the criminal or the professor (La casa de papel), have yourself "locked up" and look for codes, puzzles and clues. Will you be able to escape within an hour? Tic tac tic tac….​

Tip 3: A day of wellness in Thermen Bussloo

When the weather lets you down, relaxing in the sauna is one of the best options. Don't think about anything for a moment and enjoy a massage in peace or relax in the traditional Finnish sauna, the wood-heated Russian Banja sauna, the romantic rose sauna, the Himalayan salt crystal grotto and much more. Come and enjoy a relaxing day in the Thermen Bussloo.

Tip 4: Bowling in Harderwijk

Cozy bowling and delicious à la carte food, grilling or gourmet. The ideal indoor activity for the whole family or with a group of friends, regardless of the weather conditions! Experience fun at Harderwijk bowling with its 12 "white lanes" bowling alleys, spectacular LED lighting in all colours of the rainbow. The perfect combination of socializing and a sporty activity, guaranteed a successful afternoon or evening! ​

Tip 5: Indoor Pool de Sypel in Harderwijk

A visit to the sports complex de Sypel, in the middle of the city of Harderwijk, is a sporting experience. For the youngest there is a special shallow pool with a slide. For the older children there is a rapids, a waterfall and of course a diving board. While the children are swimming, you can also relax in the whirlpool or do some sports and swim laps in the competition pool​

Tip 6: Theater Harderwijk

Throughout the season, Theater Harderwijk offers a varied program for culture lovers, consisting of theatre, cabaret, music, dance and youth performances. So much fun! :

Tip 7: Treasure Island Zeumeren

Come and play on Treasure Island. Let yourself be taken back to the time of shipping, uninhabited islands, hidden treasures and piracy in the largest indoor adventure paradise in the Netherlands. If you'd like to join us on an adventure, go to ​

Tip 8: Orchids farm Luttelgeest

Experience a perfect day out in the tropics. Discover and enjoy the beautiful covered jungle, where the temperature is always 21 degrees and step into the wonderful world of butterflies, orchids and parrots. The Orchid farm, a must-see for everyone! ​

Tip 9: Indoor midgetgolfen “Glow in de dark” in Apeldoorn

Even if the weather is so bad, your indoor glow in the dark mini-golf adventure can always continue here. Very special due to the fluorescent lighting, this gives a cool dimension. Midgetgolf has never been so much fun. If you want to play a game of golf, come and join us at ​

Tip 10: De Uitvinderij / Spelerij in Dieren

The Uitvinderij is a huge workplace, where children can create their own work of art using wood, metal, plexiglass or polystyrene foam. Here children can really invent, experiment, build and much more. If it gets dry in between showers, children can also go outside to work in the outside Playhouse, an activity garden, cooperation and wonder where children, together with others, can operate and set in motion the most imaginative devices. In short, a place to play and discover, ​

Tip 11: Indoor jumping in Apeldoorn

Fun for all ages, Jump, flip, bounce, slide and explore the 10 exciting and challenging Jump Zones. You can jump over big obstacles, there is an airbag, a jumbo carrousel and a big ninja course .... or discover the world of virual reality gaming. Indoor Jumping Apeldoorn is the nicest and toughest indoortrampolinepark in the Netherlands.

Tip 12: The Game Box in Apeldoorn

For a super cozy afternoon you go to the Game Box, in the heart of the center of Apeldoorn. The family entertainment center where everyone, young and old, can enjoy with pinball machines, simulators, car racers, air hockey and many more active games. .

Tip 13: Skatepark Real-X in Apeldoorn

Come skating, skateboarding, gaming, card gaming, break dancing, art and music or just "chill" in the cozy skatepark with cool street course and skate bowl.

Tip 14: Railway Museum Utrecht

A very educational activity for young and elder! Specially with when it rains. Visit this wonderful Railway Museum in Utrecht and step back in time. Take a ride in the interesting and dark past of the (life-size) steel monsters, descend into an old coal mine and listen to the story of the invention of the steam engine. ​!/

Many more great museums
What do you think of Aviodrome in Lelystad (, or NEMO (http:// at the wharf in Amsterdam or the interesting Tropenmuseum ( also in Amsterdam.

Tip 15: Dutch Bakery Museum in Hattem

Take a look at the kitchen of the baker's life, experience bygone times in the old bakery, put on your baker's hat, tie up your apron, roll up your sleeves and take part in fun baking activities. voted the best activity of 2019 in Gelderland.

Don't feel like going out the door?
Go and enjoy baking cookies, tinkering or playing games​

And remember … there's always rainbow after the rain!

fun tips for a rainy day in Harderwijk

Our Commitment to Privacy

Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data:


You can access our Privacy Policy to help you better understand how we use your personal information. In it we explain in more detail the types of personal data we collect, how we collect them, for what purposes we can use them and with whom we can share them.


Whenever you make a booking or use the services of Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp, we need to register some of your personal details. We also process data in other cases, such as information requests, the administration of competitions and when visiting our websites. In doing so we also use the services of third parties who receive specific personal data and process these on behalf of Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp. This occurs, for instance, for the purpose of sending brochures and e-mailings or the processing of our guest surveys.

It is our policy to handle your personal data with the utmost care and transparency. This privacy policy is designed to inform you for what purposes and in what way your personal data are processed. This privacy policy applies to all personal data that are processed whenever you make a booking through us, make use of our services, visit our website or communicate with us.

This privacy policy was last amended on 25th May 2018 and supersedes all previous versions of this privacy statement.

Who are we?

Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp is the trade name of the private limited company Hidden Village Exploitatie B.V. Hidden Village Exploitatie BV has its registered office in Harderwijk at  Boslaan 2 (3847 LT) Our contact info is:

Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp
Boslaan, 2
0031(0)341 820227


What do we want to know about you?

Your personal data are primarily processed by us to provide you with a perfect holiday. We aim to build a lasting relationship with you as our customer, in order for us to continue to be of service to you in the future and provide you with offers based on your interests or past bookings.


Surname, first name and gender

We would like to use your personal data to address you personally at the park and also in our further communication. These data are obviously also required to register your booking and include the data in the night registration.


Address and place of residence

Your name and address details are required for us to enter your booking in our booking system and to register your details in the compulsory night register, but also, for example, to be able to fulfil the tourist tax declaration requirement. If we are unable to provide you with certain information by email, that information will be sent to you by post to the address you have provided.


Telephone number

We may need to contact you about your booking. We will give you a call if there are any questions and may, for example, send you a text message if your bungalow or chalet is available earlier. We may call you before arrival or after your stay to ask if everything is clear and whether everything went well.


Date of birth

The person who books accommodation at Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp must be at least 18 years old. In addition, tourist tax may be based on the age of the persons staying in the accommodation. We therefore need your date of birth. Should you or someone in your travel party have a birthday during your stay, then we will try to help you celebrate and we may add something extra.

Payment details

We have a secure payment environment for you to pay for your booking. When paying with iDeal or bank transfer, your data will be stored in our records to enable your payment to be linked to your booking. Besides that, we will only use your bank account number when you receive money from us. When paying by credit card, we will send your credit card details directly to our credit card partner from our secure environment. They execute our credit card payments. During this process we will not see your credit card details. Our partner only tells us if your payment has been successful

A deposit will be charged for most accommodations, all reservations. Your bank account number will be registered solely for the purpose of transferring the deposit back to you.

IP address

We may look at your IP address on the internet. We remember your preferences and this allows us to give you appropriate advice.


E-mail address

You will receive an e-mail about your reservation, invoice and bookings. Newsletters will also be sent to you by e-mail. If you prefer not to receive newsletters and offers, you can easily unsubscribe via the link in the newsletter.


Data received from third parties and data we share with third parties

Occasionally, we do not receive data from you directly, but rather from another party. For example, if you make a booking for one of our accommodations through one of our partners,this partner will pass on certain data about you to us. This allows us to register and process your booking. Questions or changes with regard to your booking or stay may also be passed on to us by our partners. Where reasonably possible, we will notify you of the receipt of such information.

All information we receive from third parties may be combined with information that has been provided by you.

Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp shares information only to third parties when and only if this is necessary for the implementation of our agreement with you or in order to comply with a legal obligation.


Furthermore, we use your information for the following:

Guest Service

You can call, e-mail and contact us via social media. We store your data to avoid you having to provide it again. We analyse all contact moments to make our service a little better every day. We also record telephone calls for use as training material.


Your data will be forwarded to organisations that perform activities in connection with your booking. This also includes parties that are not part of Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp organisation. For example, the cleaning company or the insurance company if you have taken out travel or cancellation insurance.



You may receive newsletters and other offers from us. Their content is based on your interests and past bookings, and in some cases on information from other companies. If you prefer not to receive newsletters and offers, you can always unsubscribe via the link in the newsletter. You can also let us know by sending a note to: Hidden Village Exploitatie B.V., Boslaan 2, 3847 LT Harderwijk or by e-mail


Reviews and guest survey

You can help other guests with your review. Sharing experiences gives others a better picture of Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp. The responses you provide in our guest survey are reviewed by us to further improve our services. In that context, we may also share your responses and data with our partners, such as cleaning service providers. You may also be contacted based on a completed survey, for example, to ask additional questions or to thank you for your feedback


Night registration

When you stay at Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp you are required to fill in a night registration form. This can sometimes be in digital format. Your data and those of your travel party are processed for the municipality in which the park is located, for example in the event of an emergency. The data may be processed in our systems.



We may sometimes approach you about taking part in a guest survey or a place on our guest panel. Additionally, we are also interested in knowing how a complaint has been handled and what you think of our newsletter. Therefore we collect information on guest behavior. This allows us to analyse your reading behaviour and provide content that suits your needs. We do this by registering unique visits and all the activities that take place during this visit, such as viewing pages, zooming in on something or clicking on links. Sometimes a third party performs these checks for us. KLOPT DIT? OVERLEGGEN MET BINARY-daarna alle talen aapassen]


Special offers

If you participated in a special offer, we may contact you and inform you if you have won. We also use this data to analyse our special offers. This means that they will be even more attractive next time.

Customised advice

If you visit our website, like us on Facebook, make a booking with us or stay at our holiday park, we will remember your preferences. We search for you and provide you with nice offers, for example by e-mail. We also use your information to improve our services and websites. And to show useful ads, for example on Facebook and Twitter. When you use social media on different devices, you may also see these ads on these other devices. Cookies play a role in this. We may have your data compared or combined with data known to other companies in order to match information and offers with your interests as much as possible. Insofar as we are required to do so by law, Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp requests your consent before sending your data to third parties.

Required data

Sometimes we use guest data to investigate, prevent and counter fraud. Under certain circumstances, we are required to provide personal data to relevant agencies. In connection with (international) sanctions legislation, under certain circumstances we may also share your data with, for example, financial institutions.


Minors may not send any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or guardians. Through our website, we do not process any personal data knowingly acquired from minors. We encourage parents to be involved in the online activities of their children, so to prevent data be collected about children without parental consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal information without the consent of a minor, please contact us via, then we will remove this information.


Retention periods

We will retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this document. However, based on legislation, we may need to keep the data for a longer period.


Legal bases

Based on legislation, we must indicate what legal bases are used to process your personal data. This particularly concerns data processing based on 1) an agreement, 2) in connection with a legitimate interest of Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp, 3) permission that has been given and 4) in connection with a statutory duty.

We use your information mainly in connection with your booking and therefore based on an agreement with you. Your booking will be registered and we will do everything possible to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Additional contact moments, such as reviews, marketing activities, and the registration and analysis of your actions will take place in connection with a legitimate interest of Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp. You can also sign up for a newsletter. By doing so, you are giving us permission to use your data for this purpose. Additionally, we are legally required to include your data in the night registration.


What are your rights?

The right of inspection and the right to rectification, restriction of processing and erasure

In the event that your personal data are processed by Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp, you are entitled to receive a copy of the data that have been collected about you. You are also entitled to receive your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. Please direct any such requests to the following email address: or submit your request to us by post at Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp, Boslaan 2, 3847 LT HARDERWIJK. Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp will respond to your request within one month of receipt.

If the statement shows that your personal data are incorrect or incomplete or if, in your opinion, in consideration of the purpose of the registration, you feel that certain data should not be included in the Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp, then you may request that Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp amend, delete or restrict these data. In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your data. Such requests can likewise be directed to the email or postal address listed above.

Should you request that we amend or delete information that is necessary for the execution of the agreement, this may result in your no longer being able to use our services.

Right to withdraw consent

If you have consented to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at all times. We will then cease to process the personal data that were processed based on your consent


If you have any complaints about the way in which your personal data are handled, please let us know by sending us an email ( or contacting us by post (Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp, Boslaan 2, 3847 lt HARDERWIJK). We will do our very best to address your complaint. You also are entitled to submit your complaint to the national supervisory authority, the Dutch Data Protection Authority.


Cookies Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of information that are stored by a website on a user's computer.

Why do websites use cookies?

The web pages have no memory. A user going from page to page on a website is not recognized him as the same user. Cookies allow the website to recognize a user's browser. Therefore, cookies are usually used to remember the options the user has chosen (for example, recall the language used) or to recognize users who frequent the site.

Do all cookies have the same function?

No, there are different types of cookies and are used for different purposes. Cookies can be differentiated by function, duration and who stores.

How uses cookies? offers users an advanced and easy to use website that automatically adapts to your needs and desires. To achieve this, our website uses 3 types of cookies:

How long remain active cookies

http://verscholendorp.comuses several cookies with a variable life. The maximum lifetime we set some of them is 2 years (Google Analytics). All cookies will be deleted from the browser at any time.

How I can recognize cookies?

You can find cookies in your browser settings. These are the cookies we use:

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Do you use third-party

Yes. The Web makes use of Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools, a service of Google, Inc. ('Google') that uses cookies in order to conduct a web analytics about how to use Web users . The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States Internet. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and promote other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google can also give this information to third parties in cases where the law so provides or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data stored by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, you must remember that if you change those settings, you might not be allowed to enjoy the full functionality of the Web. The use of the Website constitutes consent to treatment of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Who has access to information on

Only and Google have access to information of

Does monitor my behavior online?

No. We do not follow your behavior outside the website

How I can manage my cookies?

If you go to the settings of your browser (eg. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome) you can configure which cookies you want to accept or reject. Depending on the browser, the cookie settings will be in one place or another. You can locate if you use the 'Help' function of your browser.

Note that if you do not accept certain cookies, you can not use some features of our website. Also keep in mind that using the option opting out does not mean you're going to stop getting involved in online advertising and market analysis. Means that the network that do not want to participate will not send you more ads that match your preferences and ways of use.

We assure you that our use of cookies does not contain viruses or personal or private information.

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