Cheese and clogs near Amsterdam

Alida Hoeve is a traditional North Holland farmhouse with a characteristic pyramid-shaped roof. Where cows once grazed, there now stands a shop with cheese for sale. Visitors are welcomed by staff wearing traditional Volendam costume who explain in detail how the cheese is made.

The wooden shoe factory De Vriendschap is situated next to the cheese farm. Visitors can enjoy a free clog-making demonstration, learning all about the many facets of real Dutch wooden shoes. Clogs are available in all sizes and with many different decorations – fun to wear or as a memorable souvenir of your trip!

Entrance and parking are free, plus demonstrations are available in multiple languages.