Do you want to discover the charm of the countryside and stay in the countryside of Hageland? With the walking and cycling junctions you will never get lost! Wings is close to hiking node 201 and cycling junction 74 and 76, from there you can leave for hours of enjoyment!
But Wings also has a lot to offer for shoppers. We are about 15 km from the shopping city of Leuven and 1km from shopping center “Gouden Kruispunt”, an outdoor shopping complex with more than 40 shops (boutiques and chains) that is open on Sundays and public holidays. You will find here AS Adventure, Fun, Krefel, Torfs, Modemakers, L&L, E5, Hema, ...
Within walking distance of Wings lies the Vlooybergtoren, known from the TV series Callboys with, among others, Matteo Simoni and Rick Verheye. This floating lookout staircase is situated on one of the highest hills of the Hageland (80m) on the Vlooiberg, near the Kabouterbos where fairytale walks are regularly organized during the summer.
The tower is 11m28 high. From the top platform at 10m height you have in good weather a beautiful view over the rolling landscape that can reach to the Antwerp Kempen, the cooling towers of Electrabel in Vilvoorde and the shafts of the Limburg Koolmines. The staircase is made of corten steel, durable material with a natural view that refers to the iron sandstone, typical of the Hageland.
Many bicycle, mountain bike, hiking and riding routes pass along the tower.
The golf course of Tielt-Winge is within walking distance of Wings. On the track you get acquainted with one of the most beautiful landscapes in Flanders, namely the Hageland. Skilled golfers but also starters can go here in view of the initiation courses. Perhaps a great opportunity to get acquainted with this sport in the healthy open air?
At the back of our garden we have a standard fruit orchard, called Cortsheyde. Apples, pears, plums, cherries, ... all natural and un-sprayed fruit of which we make various delicacies such as juices, jams, cakes, .... Furthermore, there are also 2 centuries-old giant oaks that can provide the necessary cooling in the summer. Our 5 sheep maintain the orchard.