Our B & B can easily be reached by car, public transport and bicycle. The bed and breakfast is centrally located in the quiet area of the village ‘Bontebok’ in the municipality of Heerenveen, the Netherlands. There are various seating areas around Hûs Jens where you can enjoy the peace and quiet and space in the garden.
Stay overnight at the junction route to beautiful destinations
Pedal your bike for about 30 seconds and you are on the popular Flevo-route. By following this bicycle route, you will be taken past special places in the scenic Frisian country. At the same time, there is a well-stocked supermarket in Nieuwehorne within 5 minutes by bike.
You can get on the Bospad for a long, relaxing walk in the Frisian nature. You can also walk in the forests of Oranjewoud, which is within cycling distance to Hûs Jens. A little further away is Beetsterzwaag, which is also ideal for a walk or a bike tour!
Many places in our area are definitely worth a visit! So while you are here, why not visit one of our cultural attractions? We have put together a list of excursions worth seeing.
Heerenveen IJsstadion 'Thialf', Posthuis Theater (theatre)
Gorredijk Rinsma Modeplein, Sauna with an outdoor pool in the sports and relaxation center - wellness in a Frisian sauna
Beetsterzwaag A gallery, a beautiful tropical greenhouse garden, an impressive property 'Lauswolt' and a great hiking environment
Oldeberkoop Kunst- en Kijkroute 'Open Stal' This is an Art exhibition from the 11th of July – 9th of August, 2020 – absolutely ideal for a nice bike tour
Oranjewoud Museum Belvédère, Museum with the Oranjewoudfestival from the 29th of May – 1st of June, 2020, stunning environment suitable for a hike and bike tour
Leeuwarden Leeuwarden was voted Capital of Culture in 2018, Frisian Museum, Ceramic Museum, City Theater and Concert Hall, Frisian Street Festival from 29th of May – 30th of May, 2020, cultural center 'De Blokhuispoort', this was a house of custody in earlier days
Giethoorn this little village is known as the 'Venice of the North' and is situated in the national park 'de Weerribben-Wieden
Joure Visit different museums, book balloon flights or attend the annually balloon party from the 8th of July – 12th of July, 2020
Lemmer Picturesque center with a focus on water sports at an old harbor with many locks, Wouda gemaal and Lemmer beach
Sneek A traditional fleet show at Lake Sneek, you can admire the sailing regattas and celebrate the show in the center of town with young and old on the music courts and at other festivities from 1st of August – 6th of August, 2020, bustling center, Waterpoort
11 cities fountain tour Since Leeuwarden was named European Capital of Culture, there has been a so-called fountain tour that you can explore by bike or car