Assumburg Castle

Heemskerk, Netherlands

Assumburg Castle (Slot Assumburg) dates originally from the 13th century, but it was rebuilt in 1546. Since them it has been only a residence for several noble families due thin walls were not planned for defensive purposes. Since 1867 it was abandoned until 1911 and almost ruined. Today Assumburg and its gardens are restored and open to the public.



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Founded: 1546
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands


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Andrea Scharnhorst (9 months ago)
Very nice location full of historic features (meaning also lots of steps !). Many different room for common use available- so great for groups outings. Dinner superb, lots of healthy and vegetable options; breakfast/lunch very good too. Staff super friendly. A second coffee machine might be something for the future!
Eilidh Coll (14 months ago)
The food was amazing, the staff were lovely, the setting was picturesque, the wildlife we saw was cool.
Sebastian Haller (15 months ago)
Nice Co-Worker and impressive location. Only 1 poweroutlet for an 8 people room, difficult to handle. Nightkey nor for shared rooms, 12pm lock in. Good breakfast.
Pradeep S (18 months ago)
Lovely castle coverted as hostel. Neat rooms. Big parking area. Helpful staff. Breakfast could be improved. Altogether we enjoyed our stay in the castle.
Tarirai Mandoreba (19 months ago)
Beautiful castle simply full of character. The grounds are lovely and gardens well maintained in that sort of Baroque style. The castle is even surrounded by a moat. The rooms are lovely. The ones I saw all had a toilet and en suite shower. Only thing though one can get bedding... One needs to bring ones own towels... And something to mop the floor. The views though... Woooowwww! The staff is very friendly though spread thin... But to be fair we came with a small army of teenagers 70-strong. The food was good, averaging 3-4 stars. I did not see any bikes for rent. The city centre is about 15minutes walk away. The surrounding waters seem to be a popular spot for birdwatchers.... Kingfishers have been spotted there.
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