The Collector's House is situated in historical surroundings and is found next to ''The Fraeylemaborg'' This mansion, provided with a treasure chamber, coach house and a double ditch, is the center of the estate of 25 hectare. The chaired park and woods have romantic features of the English landscape style. Besides ''The Fraelemaborg'' Slochteren also has numerous other monumental buildings, such as ''The Geerstemaheerd'' (a former farmhouse), ''The Regthuis'' (a former court of justice), ''The Juffertoren'' (a completely brickbuilt churchtower dating from the 14th century), several old churches and worth seeing grain- an watermils. Because of the lack of industry and the presence of water, greenery and quiet by-roads, Slochteren is very siutable for an active walk, cycling or watersports holiday