Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof
Weekend away Gelderland

Weekend break in Gelderland

  • Camping, glamping, and vacation homes
  • With indoor and outdoor swimming pool
  • At the IJssel

A weekend on the water in Gelderland

Getting away for a weekend is ideal for recharging and not having to do anything. And a weekend away in Gelderland at De Scherpenhof offers just that! You have the choice of camping, glamping, or renting a vacation home.  That way, there is always something to suit your needs! Our vacation park is located directly on the water of the IJssel. Enjoy the recreational lake, marina, and private beach. For more water fun, we have an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Moreover, during your weekend away at the water, enjoy other fine facilities such as good catering, an indoor play paradise, and various sports and games facilities. Hope to see you at our vacation park in Gelderland!

Book a last minute weekend away in Gelderland ⤵


Camping, glamping, or a cottage: What will be your next weekend away in Gelderland?

For every type of vacationer, we do offer a suitable accommodation option. If you're a camping enthusiast, at De Scherpenhof, you have a choice of spacious pitches directly on or near the water. And do you like the camping feeling but without the "hassle"? Then choose our glamping option! The sturdy safari tent is everyone's favorite. Or do you prefer a weekend getaway in Gelderland with maximum comfort? Then our vacation homes are definitely best for you! 


Our spacious pitches of about 100 m² are located directly on or near the water. There is 4-ampere power available and central water taps and plumbing within walking distance.


Our safari tents accommodate up to 6 people and offer everything you want during a weekend away by the water. The tent features an equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms, and a covered terrace.

Vacation homes

De Scherpenhof offers a wide range of vacation homes for a weekend away in Gelderland. Will you choose a chalet, bungalow, or mobile home? The vacation homes can accommodate up to 12 people. 

Sphere impression of a weekend away on the border of Overijssel 📸


Things to do during a weekend away at the waterfront

First of all, at De Scherpenhof you won't be bored for a moment. There is plenty of water fun, even in the colder months. Enjoy our indoor and outdoor pool, recreational lake, and marina (Tip: rent a boat!). (Grand)children also have activities to choose from: indoor playground Play City, Kidsclub Holly (during Dutch vacation periods), and a cool game arcade. What are you going to do during your weekend away in Gelderland?

And then there are countless activities to enjoy in the area! De Scherpenhof is located in the city triangle Deventer, Apeldoorn and Zutphen. So how about a mini city trip during your weekend away in Gelderland? Day out with the kids? Then choose Family Park 't Smallert, Children's Amusement Park Julianatoren, or Paleis 't Loo. The surroundings of the river IJssel and the Veluwe also lend themselves to beautiful cycling and walking tours. Enjoy a wonderful weekend away by the water

Facilities De Scherpenhof

  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pool
  • Recreation lake with lawn and beach
  • Indoor play paradise
  • Pleasant catering facilities
  • Marina on the IJssel
  • Sports and games facilities

Frequently asked questions about a weekend away at De Scherpenhof


Where do I book a last-minute weekend getaway in Gelderland?

At Recreation Park De Scherpenhof! Will you be camping, glamping, or renting a cottage? And do you prefer swimming, boating on the IJssel River, or a game of bowling? The possibilities are endless! So you'll experience a varied last-minute weekend away by the water.

Where do I book a weekend away in Gelderland with my pet?

Can the dog also accompany you on vacation? We get it! And how cozy that is. A weekend break in Gelderland with your dog can be booked at De Scherpenhof. We offer both pet-friendly camping sites and accommodations. The natural surroundings invite long walks along the banks of the IJssel River with your faithful four-legged friend.