Back to the age of knighthood at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem

Go back to medieval times with an outdoor workshop at Loevestein Castle. It is perfect for an outing with your family, friends, or colleagues. These workshops offer a unique combination of historical atmosphere and active participation. Whether you want to stretch your legs during a meeting or enjoy a full day outdoors, Loevestein Castle offers a memorable experience.

After an active workshop, return to our hotel for a delicious meal or a relaxing stay. Our high-quality service and hospitable environment make your experience complete, whether you are with family, friends, or colleagues.

Fencing Workshop

Learn the basics of fencing in a light-hearted and accessible way. Participants learn the techniques under the guidance of an instructor and can duel after a short training session. The workshop ends with an exciting relay race.


The cost is €495 for up to 12 persons, with an additional charge of €35 for each extra person. 

Archery Workshop

Participants discover eveything about this ancient sport under the guidance of a professional archer. Everyone gets the chance to experience what it is like to shoot a bow, an activity that is both challenging and fun.


The cost is €495 for up to 15 persons. For more participants, the price is available upon request. 


Complete your stay at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem with an adventurous workshop at Loevestein Castle. Whether you choose fencing or archery, you are guaranteed a unique and unforgettable experience. Book today and go back to the age of knighthood!

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Terms and Conditions

  • Activities are upon request and based on availability 
  • Rates exclude travel costs, which are calculated per request.
  • Rates exclude entrance to Loevestein Castle, which is charged seperately (€15.50 per person)
  • There is no minimum age applicable
  • It is mandatory to wear special clothing during the workshops