Royal Horsepower

Spirit of Winter Spirit of Winter

Temporarily open

The Stables Square is open during Spirit of Winter and Winterpaleis Het Loo from 15 December until 6 January. The palace is closed until 2021 due to renovation. The gardens are open from April until September.

9 June - 10 June

On the second weekend of June, the Royal Stables will offer visitors of Paleis Het Loo the unique opportunity to see the royal horses, cars and carriages from up close. The event entitled ‘Royal Horsepower’ will take place in and around the stables of Paleis Het Loo.

To see

Various carriages, including the Gala Landauer, with four horses, the Gala Berline, with two horses, and a Brik with no fewer than eight horses will make several trips a day over the Stallenplein. In addition, the Duc or ‘Self-driver’ and a Hunting rig restored in house by the Royal Stables Department will also join in.

Royal Horses

The care of the royal horses and the hitching to the carriages will take place on the hitching yard. In addition, various royal oldtimers will be on show, such as the Minerva from 1927 belonging to Prince Hendrik, the Mercedes 300 Cabriolet and Cadillac of Queen Wilhelmina and the Austin Sheerline used by Queen Julian.

The Royal Stables Department in The Hague is responsible for the transport of the members of the Royal Household. The normal entrance fees apply for the event.