A Gateway to Leiden
Historically, Oegstgeest is part of the Duin- en Bollenstreek. Oegstgeest is situated centrally in the Randstad and is easily accessible. It acts as a gateway to the city of Leiden, whereas, on the other side, it is a portal to the Duin- en Bollenstreek. Moreover, Oegstgeest is the natural link to the coast and the beach. Oegstgeest has two high-quality shopping areas which attract shoppers from across the region. Hospitality is highly valued in Oegstgeest and the hospitality of the town allows people ‘from outside’ to feel at home there quite easily.
Popular for its Beauty
The town attracts people from the region, as well as commuters and many expats who are employed at the international Life Science companies and other businesses in the area. Many people are impressed by the green areas and pleasant social climate of Oegstgeest. Due to its countless beautiful, stately and green sites, Oegstgeest is also a very popular location for weddings and conferences. The town hall, Oud-Poelgeest Castle, the Beukenhof, each of these locations attracts many people from outside the town.
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CORPUS 'Journey Through the Human Body'Visit the Corpus website
A spectacular experience around the human body. CORPUS is a 'journey through the human body' during which the visitor can see, feel and hear how the human body works and what roles healthy food, healthy life and plenty of exercise plays. CORPUS offers a variety of information and provides education and entertainment with this journey as well as a vast number of permanent and variable exhibitions.
Kasteel Oud PoelgeestVisit the website
Kasteel Oud-Poelgeest is located in Oegstgeest, 2.9 km from Leiden, with Schiphol, Keukenhof and the North Sea beach in the vicinity. From this estate, you can take boat rides over the nearby lakes. In addition to a hotel and a bistro, the castle also has 14 meeting rooms of various sizes for groups from 2 to 100 people. There is a wine-tasting hall and a castle bar with a sun-drenched patio adjacent to the big pond.