Beinsdorp: small but extremely cozy village in Haarlemmermeer

Beinsdorp is a small village between Nieuw-Vennep and Hillegom and has only around 1000 inhabitants. The name Beinsdorp is derived from the largest former island of the Haarlemmermeer. The other islands were Vennip, after which Nieuw-Vennep is named today, and Abbenes. The village is also known among horse lovers thanks to its riding school and hosts several annual events such as the Loca Live music festival.
Ringvaart near Beinsdorp with a boat.

Horse stables and riding lessons 

In the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, every place of residence has its own iconic building by which you can recognize the place. You can recognize Beinsdorp by a horse. The beautiful riding school is located on the Hillegommerdijk in Beinsdorp Steal Jasper.  
You can take lessons here, stable your own horse or pony and visit the shop. The riding school also organizes special activities such as courses and competitions. Tip for the kids: young children aged 5 to 10 can celebrate their birthday here.  

Things to do in Beinsdorp 

There is much to experience in Beinsdorp. Local Live is a popular free festival founded in 2007. The festival is organized by the village council and a resident of Beinsdorp. Talented bands and musicians from Beinsdorp and the surrounding area perform here every year during the last day of the Roland Garros tennis tournament.  

Restaurants in Beinsdorp

There is also a cozy restaurant. Bee Tasting room Bregje in Beinsdorp you can enjoy a delicious meal. When the weather is nice, you can enjoy a drink in the sun on the terrace on the Rietkraag. As Proeflokaal Bregje himself puts it: why would you still cook yourself? 

Feel free to drop by in Beinsdorp to admire the surroundings or swing along during the local music festival Local Live festival at the beginning of summer.