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in the woods


in nature

roggebotstaete estate

Yūgen Forest is located on Roggenbotstaete estate and food garden in Dronten. This 52ha nature reserve with its swaying, herb-rich grasslands and beautiful vistas is surrounded by forests and water.

Roggebotstaete estate is regeneratively maintained by us, seeking to increase biodiversity as much as possible. In addition to the sites below, you will find a bee garden, food forest, herb garden, our perma-culture vegetable garden, lots of birds, deer, bees and smaller critters, and finally cattle and forest hogs.

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Slot Roggebot

Slot Roggebot is the beating heart of the estate. The ecological building has a unique shape. The warm living room with fireplace and the special towers, make Slot Roggebot a wonderful location for meetings, trainings, drinks or workshop….


Our beautiful antique grape greenhouse is enchantingly beautiful. Whether you are hosting a yoga session in it, a tasting, wedding or exclusive dinner at a long table….

Forest Chamber

In the forest, there is a place tucked away to be in nature together. Find a nice spot, make a pizza in the pizza oven and start the fire….

Sacred Forest

The estate’s most beautiful spot is deep in the woods. In this field you will find a large fire circle and our two sweat lodges. Here you can sink into a ceremonial bubble undisturbed….

Giant Tipi

The tipi is in the middle of the idyllic field; a large field surrounded by hills of grasses and flowers. In the middle is a large tipi tent, which is super suitable for ceremonies up to 30-50 people, but dinners,…