Kattenbos is a breathtaking pearl of nature with a rich history. The Leyssensmolen, a corn mill dating from 1797, is just one example. It takes you through breathtaking heath landscapes, a giant butterfly and play areas right out the pages of a fairytale.


Hiking loops


Tip: the lawn around the Leyssensmolen is the ideal place for an idyllic picnic!


  • Starting point and parking: Zandstraat, Lommel
  • Public transport: Bus line 58 Beringen Lommel, bus stop Kattenbos. Lommel train station is also close.
  • Hiking map: €2.5 from our tourist information office or here digitally.



The green route is fully adapted to wheelchair users and pushchairs. If it’s dry, the other trails are easy to do with a sturdy children’s pushchair.