The biggest home decor center in the Netherlands is Friesland’s top attraction
Home Center in Wolvega, in the south of Friesland, encompassing more than 50 home decor shops, is with its 75,000 square meters the most extensive shopping mall in home furnishing in the Netherlands. It’s a far cry from a run-of-the-mill home improvement strip. This huge business owned by the Kapenga family is a unique home decoration expo center because of the variety it offers. It features classic, modern and avant-garde styles and top brands from all over the world. No square meter is the same and there are options in every price range.
Home Center draws more visitors yearly than any other top attraction in the northern Netherlands. People from all over the country and the border regions come to Wolvega for inspiration on how to decorate their homes or appartments. Wolvega is also a worthwhile place to visit for recreational purposes. The village, a popular starting point for cycling holidays, boasts several pleasant hotels and is near Giethoorn and two National Parks: Weerribben-Wieden and Drents-Friese Wold.
Home Center is a ‘house’ offering a great many formulas by nationally and internationally famous designers. You can also find collections by Frisian designers and manufacturers such as Pilat & Pilat, famous for their furniture as far away as in Japan and the quality bed manufacturer AVEK.
The showrooms and shops with furniture, kitchens, bathrooms, fireplaces, window frames and more than 100,000 home furnishings offer visitors redecorating their home or holiday home or moving house a day’s entertainment and a huge amount of inspiration. Outdoor living is also represented. Tuindorado is all about gardening, lounging and barbecueing.
Those interested in advice on styling or layout can consult some twenty specialized interior decorators, personal shoppers and designers. These experts are also involved in the designing of interiors for hotels,offices and other projects. The interior of many a luxury holiday villa comes from Wolvega.
Parking and access to the complex, which features a playground,are free. There is a attractive brasserie where visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee, lunch or dinner. Don’t hesitate to come by electric car or bike. They can be recharged at one of the 116 charging points, fed by electricity from 15,000 solar panels on the roof!
Monday 13.00 – 18.00
Tuesday 09.30 – 18.00
Wednesday 09.30 – 18.00
Thursday 09.30 – 21.00
Friday 09.30 – 18.00
Saturday 09.30 – 18.00
For opening hours on holidays and other special occasions and for additional information check www.homecenter.nl