Noordwolde, Friesland

Noordwolde (West Frisian: Noardwâlde) is a village in Weststellingwerf in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 3,600 as of 2017.[1]

Noordwolde Church
Noordwolde Church
Location in Weststellingwerf municipality
Location in Weststellingwerf municipality
Noordwolde is located in Netherlands
Location in the Netherlands
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°53′29″N 6°8′32″E / 52.89139°N 6.14222°E / 52.89139; 6.14222
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityWeststellingwerf Weststellingwerf
 (January 2017)
 • Total3,596
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0561
WebsiteWebsite about Noordwolde

There is a restored windmill in the village, Windlust. The National Museum of Weaving is located in the village. There is a natural lake, the Spokedam, which is partly surrounded by a beach, on the outskirts of Noordwolde. There are several camp sites near the lake such as "Hanestede" and the bungalow park "The Bosmeer".

There is a swimming pool beside the Spokedam. There are two supermarkets and several other shops and restaurants in the village and the largest model train shop (G-scale) in Europe is in Noordwolde.


  1. ^ Villages - Weststellingwerf municipality (in Dutch)

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