A morning at Gouda cheese market, with Lego and smurf ice-cream


20 April 2017

South Holland’s a reliable place when it comes to family holidays

You know you’re going to get satisfying food: pancakes, siroopwafels, poffertjes (which are essentially pancakes again, but small versions) and chips. The cycling’s well-designed for little legs, with flat cycle paths, well away from cars.

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Gouda Cheese Weighing House 2

Say Cheese – You’ll Be Smiling In Gouda

19 June 2017

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Gouda Cheese market

Six stops on a south Holland family road trip

20 April 2017

Last spring, we visited south Holland, staying in a holiday park by the sea.

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Gouda – a cheese for all seasons

12 April 2017

We have many cheese choices in specialist shops and even our local supermarket. Gouda can easily be overlooked.

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Museum Gouda scale model

Around Gouda

6 April 2016

In the Middle Ages a settlement was founded by the Van der Goude family, who built a castle on the banks of the Gouwe River.

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Gouda Cheese Market

13 September 2015

If you enjoy cheese plus insights into regional heritage and culinary traditions then make a note to visit Gouda's long established cheese market next summer.

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