IJmuiden is city closest to the campsite. The harbor area is always busy. Daily fishermen unload their catches for the auctions. In several restaurants you can enjoy the deliciously prepared catch of the day.
Here you can also find one of the largest sea lockcomplexes in the world.
The Zuidersluis build in 1876, the Middensluis from1896, the Noordersluis dated 1929, the Spuisluizen and the Gemaal. The most recent one (2022) is the Sea lock Ijmuiden: the largest in the world.
The 4km long beach perfect for swimming. The public pool is also an option and located nearby.