Nudist beach Delftse Hout

Last visited 01-06-2019

official nudist beach
surface 0.6 hectares
free parking at 100 m
bus stop at 25 minutes
bicycle storage on the beach
suitable for the disabled
water quality measuring point on the beach
bathing water delimited with a floating line at 1.5 meter depth
toilet on the beach
waste bins
no dogs allowed
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De Delftse Hout is a recreational area around the Grote Plas on the northwest side of Delft. The lake was created by excavation of sand for some new residential areas in the area. To the The camping site is located on the south side of the lake Delftse Hout.

Nudist recreation has been permitted on a small area on the northeast side since 1984.
A continuous footpath runs along the Grote Plas, which crossed the nudist beach. There is a toilet on the nudist beach, otherwise there are none Services. The nudist beach only has sunbathing areas, there is no sandy beach. There is some nuisance from bird droppings on the sunbathing areas, which the numerous present Egyptian geese.

In 2013, the Municipality of Delft decided, in connection with sexual nuisance, to formally close the nudist beach. the permanent visitors to the nudist beach did not resign themselves to this decided and resisted massively and just stayed here naked recreate. After two lawsuits, all suspects in the Delft Blootloop case acquitted. After the last lawsuit However, the Public Prosecution Service did appeal in cassation and won, so that the case had to pass. On November 23, 2016 the case came again before the Hague court and on January 18, 2017 all suspects were acquitted. again could fail to demonstrate to the Public Prosecution Service that the location would have become unsuitable for nude recreation.

Read here much more about the Delftse Blootloopzaak.

Since July 2014, nudity is allowed again on the site of the original nudist beach, but the area is not again indicated with signs.
The municipality of Delft gives on its site indicates that nude recreation is possible throughout Delftse Hout Allowed. The police are patrolling intensively to prevent nuisance in the area. Unfortunately, the attempt by the NFN to give the sunbathing lawn an official status again (for the time being) failed.

The bathing water, which remains shallow for a long time, has a section with a depth of approximately 1.50 m. The bathing water is less suitable for children due to the high wall protection. By the side are many razor sharp vessels of freshwater mussels, so wearing water shoes is recommended.
Het naaktstrandje heeft een eigen officiële zwemwaterlocatie: Delftse Hout. Voor uitgebreide informatie over deze zwemwaterlocatie, kijk op de site van
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