How to get there
Scout Centre Rotterdam
's Gravenweg 101
2902 LE Capelle aan den IJssel
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By car or cycle
If you plan to come by car please navigate to 's Gravenweg 101 in Capelle aan den IJssel. On arrival you find to gates, a white and a bblack one. All vehicles should enter via the black gate. You'll arrive on a parkinglot (drive to the right and follow driving directions). When the parking lot is full you'll have to park near the Mc Donalds (navigate to Rhijnspoor 275 in Capelle aan den IJssel). Of course it's possible to drop of your luggage at the parkinglot and than leave. You're not allowed to park on the gravel unless the Warden or Campstaff tells you to do so. Parking allong the 's Gravenweg is not allowed and also dangerous so please be safe and park your car where it's allowed, safe and possible.
All cycles can be parked in the bicycle storage near the haystack.
If you plan to come by public transport you’ve got two train stations you can choose to arrive. We’ll describe the route to the centre per station. Planning your way to one of the railwaystations can be done by using either the website of 9292 (www.9292.nl/en) or the one of the Dutch Railways (www.ns.nl/en).
Railway station Alexander:
After leaving the train you head for the subway station ‘Alexander’ and get on the A or B line towards ‘Schiedam Centrum’. When you arrive at subway station ‘Capelsebrug’ you’ll have to get out. From here you’ll have to walk for a kilometre. The route is described below.
Railway station Rotterdam Central Station:
After leaving the train you head for the subway station ‘Rotterdam Centraal’ and get on the D or E line towards ‘De Akkers’ (D-line) or ‘Slinge’ (E-line). You’ll have to change lines at ‘Beurs’. There you head for the A, B or C line towards ‘Binnenhof’ (A-line), ‘Nesselande’ (B-line) or ‘De Terp’ (C-line). When you arrive at subway station ‘Capelsebrug’ you’ll have to get out. From here you’ll have to walk for a kilometre. The route is described below.
For those who prefer a map of the Rotterdam subway please click here.
Walking from ‘Capelseburg’ to Scout Centre Rotterdam:
Once you exit the subway station you head North to the Lilian Ngoyiweg. You turn right on this road and there you’ll see a big yellow M in the air. Keep following this road untill it crosses the subway track. You’ll pass the Mc Donalds and KFC (you’ve walked 800 metres so far) and head straight for the traffic lights. Go strait on to get on the ‘s Gravenweg. Follow this road for about 200 metres and there you’ll find Scout Centre Rotterdam. If you’re by foot or cycle you can enter via the white gate otherwise you’ll find a parking lot at the black gate.