Meeting in Netherlands 2011


The Dutch Deerfarmers invite you to the

Fedfa Autumn Meeting



Date: September 23-25, 2011

Registration until August 1st, 2011


Location: Hotel Gilze-Rijen

Address: Klein Zwitserland 8

                         5126 TA  Gilze

Phone 31-(0)161-454951



Prices Single/Double (breakfast included)

Standard Room

1 person

€ 80,50 per room/per night

Standard Room

2 persons

€ 93,00 per room/per night

Superior Room with whirlpool

1 person

€ 120,50 per room/per night

Superior Room with whirlpool

2 persons

€ 133,00 per room/per night



Traveling directions

By Car:

* From direction Breda Highway A58 towards direction Tilburg, exit no. 12 (Baarle-Nassau/Gilze-Rijen). Turn left through the viaduct, then 2nd street left. App. 200 meters further you will find the Hotel on your right.

* From direction Tilburg Highway A58 towards direction Breda, also exit no. 12 (Baarle-Nassau/Gilze-Rijen), turn right, then 1st street left. App. 200 meters further you will find the hotel on your right.


Public transportation:

* From Schiphol Airport: train to station Gilze-Rijen: first take the train to Breda station, transfer to the  train to 's Hertogenbosch (exit at Gilze-Rijen station). Price per ticket € 17,80 per person, time needed app. 1 hour

* From Eindhoven Airport: Bus 401 to Eindhoven Central Station, from there take train to Gilze-Rijen: First take the train to Tilburg, make a transfer to the train to Breda (exit at Gilze-Rijen station). Price per ticket € 8,00 per person, busticket not included. Travel time app. 1 hour

* From Rotterdam-the Hague Airport: RET busline 33 to Rotterdam Central station. From there buy a ticket to Gilze-Rijen station: first take the train to Dordrecht, make a first transfer to Breda station, make a second transfer towards 's Hertogenbosch station (exit at Gilze-Rijen station)


For everyone who travels by train:

From Gilze station: take a traintaxi to the hotel or give us a call and we will pick you up from the trainstation.





20.00             Fedfa Management Committee Meeting


08:15 Leaving the hotel by touringcar

Visiting Wildhandel van der Cruijsen, venison processing

Visiting the Deer farm Edel Brabant of the Van der Elzen family

Lunch at the van der Elzen farm

14.00 Visiting National Park Hoge Veluwe

With a guided tour through te park, visit to the visitorscentre and a lecture about the deerkeeping at the National Park by one of the rangers

Evening programme and diner in Utrecht

22.00 return to the hotel


09.30 Visiting a clog-factory


13.00 Visiting the Zonhoeve, deerfarm of the fam. van Zon

Farewell party and closure, individual homeward journeys



The costs for transport, meals and entrance fees depend on the number of participants and on possible sponsors. For now we can make an approximate calculation, and we estimate the costs to be 80-100 euro per person.



Deadline for registration is August 1st 2011

Please send your registration form to, or by regular mail to:

Peter and Annelies Timmerman

Oosterstraat 21

1654 JK  Benningbroek

The Netherlands


At the same time we ask you to pay the registration fee of  80 euro per person to the following bank-account:

Rabobank  3289.05.194

IBAN: NL 02 RABO 0328 9051 94


To: Vereniging van Nederlandse Hertenhouders

This amount will be taken as a payment on account of your additional expenses


For questions and contact:

Peter and Annelies Timmerman, or

Telephone 31-229-575165, mobile 31-6-51219915

Wim and Marianne van Zon,, telephone 31-161-222786