Burg Hülshoff

Burg Hülshoff information

Münsterland , Germany
Address
Street Schonebeck 6
Telephone
+49 2534 1052
More information
www.burg-huelshoff.de
Prices
adult/child incl audio guide €5/4.50, park and castle free
Opening hours
11am-6.30pm Apr-Oct
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Lonely Planet review

In Havixbeck, about 10km west of Münster, Burg Hülshoff is the birthplace of one of Germany’s pre-eminent women of letters, Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (1797–1848). The red-brick Renaissance chateau is embedded in a lovely – partly groomed, partly romantic – park. The interior, which consists of period rooms furnished in the style of the poet’s day, can be explored with an English-language audioguide. Alas, there’s no public transport out here.