May 2011

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Heusden is a small fortified township just a 20 minute bus ride west of Den Bosch. Surrounded by defensive moats and ramparts, Heusden boasts the remains of a mediaeval fortress, an attractive harbour and marina plus well as several windmills. An ideal place for a leisurely walk of an afternoon.

Moats surround steep grassy ramparts

Some of the anciant cannon remain on guard

The partly restored tower of the ancient fortress


Hotel with the Cannonball

The Inner harbour

The Marina and two windmills

Cannon 'playground'

Governor's House and Gardens

St Catherine's Cathedral
from Weessteegje

The Demer (canal)