Espelkamp is located between Osnabrück and Minden – in the middle of the Westphalian Mühlenstrasse (windmill street), with 42 restored windmills from past decades. Within the city of Espelkamp we have a modern tennis and badminton center next to the water park Atoll with different saunas, the outdoor pool Waldfreibad and the Neue Theater.
Experience Espelkamp from its historical side. Learn more about the city that developed from a strategic ammunition
facility in the Second World War into a high-tech location with over 11.000 workplaces and over 25.000 residents in
only a few decades.
The society of city marketing Espelkamp offers city tours with several topics and even individually guided trips – Cultural Office Espelkamp – 05772/562-161
42 Windmills are waiting to be explored by foot or bike.
Another interesting place is the »Duemmer See« (lake), with its vast bird reservoir or the »Museumshof in Rahden« (museum).
Culture enthusiasts will feel right at home in the "Neues Theater" Espelkamp –
the latest programme can be found here.
The Arthouse »Elite Kino« (cinema) or the »Dersa Kino« in Rahden offer you cinematic entertainment.
100 years of automate history are presented in the »Deutsches Automatenmuseum«. With over 1800 exhibits, it is one of the largest collections of international historic vending/slot machines.
In the north-western area of Espelkamp you will find the local recreation area Große Aue, a lake scenery within a beautiful forest, the natural reserve Aue-See and the See am Kleihügel. This area also offers great jogging paths between 4,5 – 8 km. We can inform you about the exact route at the reception desk with a map or a QR Code.
The »Tennis- and Badminton Center« provides 4 indoor tennis field and another 4 indoor badminton fields. Furthermore, Espelkamp offers a variety of gyms.
The »Freizeitbad Atoll« (water park) awaits your visit – with a brine bath, lots of swimming pools, a water slide and a sauna area. Right next to it we have the »Waldfreibad« offering outdoor bathing fun in the summer.
Please ask us for further advice on how to plan your spare time. We are happy to create you an individual offer.
Here in Espelkamp – behind the hotel – we have the "Breslauer Strasse", the shopping mile of the city with various stores for clothing, shoes, presents and supermarkets.
Everything for your daily needs can be found here.