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Quick tour round the
Heart of Flanders
About Bailleul | Local area map

Places to visit nr. Armentieres:
Steenwerck Country-life Museum - rural Flanders in 1900
...near Bailleul:
Bailleul Maison de la Dentelle - lace museum, with school of hand lace-making
Beck Farm - nr. Bailleul: farm visits & brewery
Benoît de Puydt Museum - Bailleul: collection of Flemish art
"De Vierpot" Estaminet (Flemish bar) and windmill - Boeschepe (5km N of Bailleul)
Mont-Noir - (6km N of Bailleul) départmental park, European writers & cultural centre
...near Cassel:
'T Kasteelhof Estaminet - traditional Flemish bar in Cassel
Cassel Windmill - see it working!
Maison Guillaume de Rubrouck - museum about local monk who went to Mongolia in 13th cent.
...near Hazebrouck:
Hazebrouck Museum, giants and balloon rides..
...near Watten:
Gin distillery, Houlle just up the river Aa.
Boat trips from Watten along the river Aa
...near Wormhout:
Jeanne Devos Museum, Wormhout - photographer's record of life in the Flemish countryside.
Brasserie Thiriez - small artisinal brewery near Wormhout

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