Say Cheese – You’ll Be Smiling In Gouda

Gouda Cheese Weighing House 2

19 June 2017

Coming from the UK, it’s always a pleasure travelling by rail in the Netherlands. I get a buzz of excitement, standing on the platform and seeing one of their double decker trains pull in. I always have to head upstairs, like a schoolboy trying to bag the back seat on a coach. It just adds to the joy of travel and, with the flat Dutch terrain, you feel like you can see for miles. It’s a pity it only took 15 minutes to ride from Rotterdam to the pretty city of Gouda.

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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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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

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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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