Gateway De Plaetse

De Plaetse nature gateway near Heeze is a great starting point for a walk or bicycle ride on the
Strabrechtse Heide, an immense heathland area with numerous fens, forests and driftsand
Have you ever wondered why so many twentieth-century painters sought out Heeze and the area of
the Strabrechtse Heide? Look up! That cloudscape and the vast views is what many artists fell in love
Sheep maintenance 
The Strabrechtse Heide is also home to a flock of 350 Kempen heath sheep, who roam the
Strabrechtse Heide accompanied by the shepherd. Their presence plays an important part in
maintaining the heathland. By eating grass and other plants they prevent the heather from becoming