In the middle of the Ruhr-Valme-Elpe valley, the community of Bestwig is located on the edge of the Arnsberg Forest Nature Park. Visitor highlights such as the amusement park Fort Fun Abenteuerland with its famous Western town and the Sauerland visitor mine with the exciting mine tour inspire the countless guests of the small community year after year.
The Nuttlar Adventure Mine, which attracts sports enthusiasts from near and far for mine d iving, is also one of the visitor magnets. Hikers can experience breathtaking views on the Bestwig Panorama Trail. The beautiful small half-timbered villages such as Ostwig, with the old Steinbergruine or the "Christmas tree village" Heringhausen invite you to take a leisurely stroll through the village. The RuhrtalRadweg, which is known all over Germany, leads, coming from Winterberg and continuing to Meschede, directly through the districts of Nuttlar, Ostwig, Bestwig and Velmede. Here you can cycle relaxed along the river and enjoy the beautiful nature at the Ruhr.
In addition, not far from the village of Wasserfall is the only natural waterfall in North Rhine-Westphalia - the"Plästerlegge". But also the Veleda-Höhle near Velmede attracts many visitors and hikers as an ancient cultural cave in the summer season. And the nearby Hennesee with its bathing bays offers in summer with a varied leisure offer the ideal destination for a carefree day trip with further highlights such as stand-up paddling, a trip with the MS Hennesee or a relaxing walk. From hotels to vacation homes - in Bestwig you will find a variety of accommodation options for a relaxing vacation in the middle of the Sauerland.