Rensumaborg estate was known already in the 16th century, but the current manor dates mainly from the restoration made in 1710.



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Founded: 1710
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Netherlands

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Wolf Blitzer (16 months ago)
Round-Up is still used here on the edges of the grassland, sheep can eat this because they just walk in these meadows.
Bert Huizing (20 months ago)
Nice deposit, not open to the public. However, nice hiking opportunities in the area and around Uithuizermeeden. Parking is possible on the roadsides of the Rensumalaan.
Arnoud (3 years ago)
Unfortunately a low value for tourism and that is a missed opportunity. Furthermore, a beautiful well-maintained location with many hiking opportunities.
Arie Beemsterboer (4 years ago)
Rensumaborg, not a museum, but a beautifully restored deposit that has been restored and inhabited!! It was purchased from an estate in 1996 and placed in the foundation, Rensuma Boon. This foundation is reminiscent of Renske Titia Boon (1900-1985), landscape architect living in Hoogezand. It was close to her heart that characteristic baileys and their gardens would be lost. She also designed the gardens of the Verhildersum borg in Leens. It therefore deserves all the respect what these heirs have restored and developed. It is important that the Rensumaborg with its park and gardens are preserved for the future, so that the next generations can also enjoy it. In the canal around the Rensumaborg, the hazel trees have been replaced by lime trees. among them are many types of stinzen plants, of which the saxifrage, Haarlem Glockenspiel, Saxifraga granulata "Plena" is the most special. It has a striking, brilliant white, double flower. It is unique and a protected plant. The plant grows on calcareous permeable soil and spreads via tubers. In the fall there are different types of mushrooms, including the green-knob manite, an IVN department in North Groningen has a guided tour in the fall. The forest is 19 hectares and has a natural park-like landscape with many tree species. You can walk freely on the trails. It is sad and frustrating that vandals have caused damage, but everything is quickly restored, so that it does not distract from all this beauty. North of the deposit is an open view area with an elongated meadow with oak trees on both sides, a pond and a hill. The mound was created again with the soil that was released when the pond was dug. It has been restored after a hundred years. The top of the hill is accessible via a (clay) path around this hill. There is a lovely gazebo from which you have a view of the borg on the one hand and the vast flat polder area on the other. The road you see is Oudedijksterweg, it was the first dike, which was built around 1350 and subsequently improved after dike breaches. In the longitudinal axis of the Rensumalaan, about 2 km to the north, lies the duck decoy, Wytsema, which used to be part of the borg. This was built outside the dikes around 1650, off the then coast, outside the dikes. The duck decoy is now owned by Natuurmonumenten and has largely been restored by volunteers. It has no more fishing rights now an educational function . It is closed during the breeding season and all animals are given space to breed or stay there. On Open Monument Day and guided tours are given. information and data can be found on the site of Natuurmonumenten. Along the driveway that starts with chestnuts followed by plantations of iconic plane trees , beautiful effect in every season and leafy in summer . At the bridge to the borg are still four iconic chestnuts, unfortunately threatened by the chestnut blood disease and the honey fungus. People used to go to the Maria church via this driveway by coach or on foot. This white plastered church has a very beautiful high tower with blue and white colors, it can be seen from afar and it stands out as a beacon in the sea. This church has become a showpiece, decorated with beautiful wood carvings, the four apostles, by Jan de Rijk and a Hinz organ from 1785. This 13th century church is so beautiful, partly due to former residents of Rensuma such as the Alberdas. And both the church and the organ (2015) have been completely restored. Finally, I would like to mention the renovated animal park with goats, peacocks and golden pheasants. Again beautifully housed in a thatched barn. The dovecote also stands triumphant in the meadow where the treasure cover used to stand. This can be seen from the train. in other words See you at the Rensuma Park. Yes, I was there and going again, are you?
Jaap Visser (4 years ago)
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