Helmond is a real city of culture. Because there are so many places where you can be inspired by modern art, the city has even mapped out a special art route. But there is much more to discover in and around Helmond, such as great walking and cycling routes, attractive golf courses and special attractions for children. Some tips:
Every year, Helmond’s Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek organises around twenty contemporary modern art exhibitions. Gemeentemuseum Helmond is housed in a beautiful medieval castle. Amongst other things, the museum has a permanent exhibition about the castle and the history of Helmond. And to make sure you don’t miss any of Helmond’s artworks, a special Art route has been mapped out. The walk takes around one hour and passes along 70 paintings and statues and 5 open galleries.
In Gemeentemuseum Helmond, children can take part in an exciting treasure hunt through the catacombs of the medieval castle. The forest of Biggetjesbos is located close to Aarle-Rixtel. Here, there is a special Little Piggies walk for children, which includes lots of fun assignments along the route. The best-known children's zoo in the Netherlands is located in Nuenen and is called Dierenrijk. In this animal kingdom, children can see and experience all kinds of animals, including shows with elephants and seals.
Walking and cycling
The 45-kilometres Rondje Helmond is a walking and cycling route through the residential areas of Dierdonk, Brandevoort and Suytkade and the lovely natural areas in and around the city. Another great attraction is the Bolle Akkerroute, which runs through Helmond, Aarle-Rixtel and the lovely landscape of Landgoed Croy, taking around 2 hours to complete.
The 9-hole golf course at Helmondse Golfclub Overbrug is located just outside the city. The beautiful 27-hole Stippelberg Golf Club lies just a few kilometres from Helmond in the natural area between the villages of Bakel and Milheeze.
Just like Hampshire Hotel - Fitland Helmond, the ‘Wellness Helmond’ beauty and wellness resort is also located in the multifunctional complex of Fitland XL Helmond Suytkade. Hotel guests are welcome to use the wellness facilities at a discount rate. Wellness Helmond is a modern, luxuriously appointed wellness centre with a broad range of facilities, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Turkish bath, jacuzzi, sauna and a wellness restaurant.
Restaurant ‘Op Suyt’
In this charming restaurant, everything is cooked on the ‘Green Egg’, which is the popular barbecue praised by top chefs around the world. What makes the Green Egg special is that you can grill, stew, smoke, bake, broil and cook on it. Whatever technique the chef uses, the difference between this and ‘ordinary’ cooking is can be tasted in every bite. In short, Restaurant ‘On Suyt’ is the perfect place to surprise your taste buds after a session in the gym, a relaxing day in the wellness resort or a bicycle trip around Helmond.
In the charming, modern Palladio restaurant, you can eat lunch and dinner and enjoy a great view of the water at the same time. The menu in this à la carte restaurant is consists exclusively of international dishes.
When your visit the province of Brabant on business, Hampshire Hotel - Fitland Helmond is the ideal place to stay. The hotel is very centrally located - just a 5-minute walk from Central Station – and easily accessible by car from the A67 and A270 motorways. What’s more, the hotel has a wide range of extra facilities, such as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a free gym, and discounts in its beauty and wellness resort.
From meetings to conferences
Are you planning a meeting, seminar, reception or conference in the heart of Brabant? Hampshire Hotel - Fitland Helmond has twenty boardrooms and five conference rooms. All the rooms have natural daylight, climate control, Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, and can cater for eight to several hundred people. Should you so desire, a total package of services will be made available to you. From meetings to conferences, everything can be arranged for you down to the last detail.
Sport or a relaxing break
If you want to combine your corporate meeting with a relaxing or sport-based programme, Hampshire Hotel - Fitland Helmond is the location you are looking for. Because the Fitland XL Helmond Suytkade is more than just a hotel. For example, you can take a break from your meeting and enjoy a full business lunch or dinner in the ‘Op Suyt’ barbecue restaurant, relax for an afternoon in ‘Wellness Helmond’, or go bowling in the bowling centre.
Hampshire Hotels has compiled a number of attractive meeting deals for you. All required services are included and the price is per person. Nice and simple!
These are average prices and subject to availability.
All prices are including VAT and for a minimum of 8 persons.
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type.
Pets are not allowed.
From 14:00 hours
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years is charged €10 per person per night in a child's cot/crib.
One older child or adult is charged €35 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Until 11:00 hours