The history of Maurick Castle dates to the 13th century. In 1629 the castle was occupied by Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange. Frederick Henry wanted to have the castle as his headquarters for his siege of 's-Hertogenbosch. The castle has been adapted to house a restaurant.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands

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Sam Nachabe (2 years ago)
Amazing castle. It s a nice place to organise a weeding for example.
Michael Boutkan (2 years ago)
Great venue for a gala/wedding
Claudette van Osch (2 years ago)
The castle is beautiful but I went there for a walk and there's only room for a short stroll. Have not tried the restaurant but the terrace looked very nice in the autumn sun.
Livia Wu (2 years ago)
Choosing kasteel maurick as my wedding location is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made! Stylish interior design, beautiful ceremony garden, great food, friendly staff, and convenient location(just next to the highway so super easy to reach it). Hartelijk bedankt!
Michiel Fokkema (2 years ago)
Great place for a nice meal and drink. Super nice location in a century old castle. Plenty of parking space. also great for a wedding or function.
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