Naoberschap are the joint noabers (neighbors) in a small predominantly agrarian society. There is the 'noaberplicht' (neighbour duty) where noabers assist each other when needed. The 'noaste noaber' is the nearest neighbor and has an even 'sterkerenoaberplicht' (stronger neighbor duty), such as arranging help from the neighbors in disease and death.
De Oude Zondagschool is located in the countryside of Aalten, near the hamlet "Lintelo". It is a very rural area, with lots of woods and meadows. De Oude Zondagschool is on a striking location on the corner of two country roads. In the immediate surroundings you can do wonderful hikes and cycling rides. You can take a short walk on the dirt track at the front of De Oude Zondagschool, after a few hundred meters there are beautiful woods with a footpath. The nearby tea garden 'Rensink is also wonderful place to sit in the beautiful garden, while sipping a cup of coffee and homemade cake.
Aalten is rich in cultural heritage, the different locations are interconnected in two cycling routes of about 35 kilometers. Along the way you'll learn about the places you pass through route booklets, information panels, videos or a mobile website (all in dutch).
Explore the border with Germany on the bike in the beautiful countryside of Aalten. A scenic landscape with beautiful fields interspersed with cows in rolling meadows and old farms. The lanes with old oak and the many woods makes a varied landscape.
In village Aalten (2 km) is a good variety of supermarkets (Albert Heijn, Jumbo, Aldi). It has a cozy center with shops. On the central square there are various cafes, bistros and restaurants. In the vicinity (Winterswijk, 10 km and Bocholt, Germany, 10 km) there is a wider range of shops with several large retail chains and broad and extensive choice of restaurants and pubs.