Netherlands » Oude Rijn | Oude- Woud- & Heimanswetering | Braassemermeer | Südholland

An old link between the cities of Den Haag, Rotterdam and Utrecht with a detour over Baassemermeer to the Ringvaart van de Haarlemmermeerpolder


Oude Rijn | Oude- Woud- & Heimanswetering | Braassemermeer | Südholland: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 51 km
Number of locks: 1
Lock dimensions: 30.00 x 4.25
Max. depth: 1.30
Max. headroom: 2.00
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: old waterway, to be rediscovered
Profile of waterway: Commercial traffic and tourism
Facilities groundside: Good

Weitere Informationen

Waterway has access to:

Amstel | Aarkanaal | Gouwe | Waterways in Holland
Amsterdam - Rijn - Kanaal| Netherlands
Neder-Rijn / Waal | Gelderland Netherlands
Ringvaart Harlemmermeerpolder / Spaarne / Schinkel

Oude Tijn / Leidse Rijn

Oude Rijn, Leidse Rijn
Zuid-Holland

Waterkaart: H / Hollandse Plassen & I / Vechtplassen

Oude Rijn / Leidse Rijn
An „old“ link from Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal to Katwijk at the North Sea. There is no connection to the sea. Be aware of low head room on the first stretch from Utrecht to Woerden.


Oude Wetering / Braassemermeer / Woudwetering / Heimanswetering

Waterkaart / waterway map: H / Hollandse Plassen & I / Vechtplassen

It starts on Oude Rijn at Alpen a/d Rijn as Meimans-wetering, then its Woud-wetering for a few meters, followed by Braassemermeer and Oude Wetering which leads then to the Ringvaart van de Haarlemmermeerpolder.