Heading for the open countryside with 4 eclectic stages of house, hardstyle and a whole lot in between, Brothers Open Air is back at the Henschotermeer lake for its third edition of electronic release.
Brothers Open Air takes the best of the Netherlands’ beautiful landscape and transforms it into an immense outdoor experience, with a diverse musical offering backed up by inspiring and inventive staging.
There aren’t many places that conjure up such chilled relaxation while also laying out the materials for a pulsating all-day party. Brothers Open Air is one of those things you just have to experience.
- Head Hunterz
- Vato Gonzalez & MC Tjen
- Jay Hardway
- La Fuente
- Girls Love DJs
- Pep & Razh
Brothers Open Air 2015
3931 MK Woudenberg
Meadows, forest and a sandy beach surround Henschotermeer’s glistening lake, which is around 2.2m deep at its lowest point. The beach forms a tactile, natural dancefloor for Brothers Open Air.
Henschotermeer is just over 20km east of Utrecht city centre.
Accomodation In The Area
Hotel Landgoed ISVW
The Landgoed ISVW is a hotel set in the quiet forest of Amserfoort, close to the A28. The main building dates back to 1917, and features 31 Scandinavian-style guest rooms that all feature a balcony on the large terrace. The rooms at the Landgoed overlook the lush grounds, and the surrounding forest. This green key gold-awarded hotel also offers a library, a bar, and an à la care restaurant that offers gourmet dishes that are made with organic produce. The centre of Amersfoort is a 10-minute drive from the Landgoed ISVW, and Utrecht, with landmarks including Rietveld Shroder House, is a 20-minute drive. The Utrecthse Heuvelrug National Park can be reached in 15 minutes by car.
Hotel Restaurant Oud London
The 4-star Hotel Restaurant Oud London is located in the woodland of Zeist, only a 20-minute drive from Amersfoort and Utrecht. Guest rooms at the Oud London are spacious and feature stunning views, and a seating area The hotel restaurant, Brasserie Restaurant ‘t VoorHuys offers a casual, comfortable setting for a cup of coffee and home-made traditional “kletskoppen” biscuits, lunch and dinner. Dishes are made on a daily basis with fresh ingredients and are accompanied by an extensive wine list. The Oud London also has a newly-renovated bar with a wide range of “open” wines, champagne, cocktails and savoury snacks. Available spa and wellness facilities include a swimming pool, a Finnish sauna, a Turkish bath, a fitness room, and a relaxation area. Other hotel amenities include: a large courtyard terrace with shaded seating and a giant chess set, bicycle hire. The centre of Zeist is 3.5km from the hotel, and the Utrechtse Heuvelrug Nature Reserve is less than a 15-minute drive. The Oud London offers free parking on site.
Woudschoten Hotel & Conferentiecentrum
The Woudschoten Hotel & Conferentiecentrum is located in a secluded and peaceful woodland setting, only 4km from the centre of Zeist. The hotel features 140 comfortable guest rooms that are decorated in a modern style and boast views of the surrounding forest. The Woudschoten also has a restaurant that serves a daily breakfast buffet, light lunches, and a seasonal dinner menu that changes on a monthly basis. The hotel bar and lounge is open from 21:00 -00:30 for guests to enjoy a drink. Other hotel amenities include: 24-hour reception, and free on-site parking. The Pyramide van Austerlitz is 4km from the hotel. Central Utrecht, with sights including the Domkerk and the Nederlands Spoorweg Museum is approximately 20 minutes away by car.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Brothers Open Air?
Amsterdam Schiphol is the closest airport. Public transport from there is very good, and you should get to the festival site in just over an hour.
FROM SCHIPHOL BY TRAIN: Trains depart from Schiphol every 15 minutes to Utrecht Centraal station, taking half an hour and costing around €9.
FROM UTRECHT BY TRAIN AND SHUTTLE: Intercity trains from Utrecht to Amersfoort depart four times per hour and the journey is around 15 minutes. From Amersfoort, there are frequent shuttle buses to the festival site.
FROM UTRECHT BY TRAIN: Trains from Utrecht Centraal to Maarn depart every 20 minutes, taking about 15 minutes and for a fare of about €6. From Maarn, Henschotermeer is about 3km north, in the corner made by the N227 and N224 highways. A taxi from Maarn station would be the best option.