De Hoek, Rotterdam’s own beach is situated on the most extreme point on the North Sea. The village the Oude Hoek originated during the construction of the Nieuwe-Waterweg canal. Now it’s the place where many locals come to visit the sea. In the area you will find the necessary nature, including a forest, the Staelduinse Bos. Rotterdam is easily accessible by train. Or you can go the other way, by boat to England.