The thermal bath of Bad Waldliesborn
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Bad Waldliesborn

Welcome to Bad Waldliesborn!

The state-recognised spa Bad Waldliesborn is a district of Lippstadt and lies exactly on the border between Münsterland and Sauerland. Here, the 5,000 inhabitants enjoy THE GOOD LIFE in the countryside with a wide range of sports and wellness facilities.

South-east of Münster in the Münsterland park landscape

Bad Waldliesborn is located on the south-eastern edge of the Münsterland and has good transport connections to the Sauerland and the Ruhr area. Hamm, for example, is only 45 minutes away by car, Münster a good hour. Bielefeld in East Westphalia is only 35 minutes away.

If you want to travel, you have several airports to choose from. Münster/Osnabrück Airport (FMO), for example, is a good hour's drive away, Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport half an hour.

Tip: Münsterland is a cycling region! 4,500 kilometres of cycle paths offer you almost unlimited possibilities in the city and in the countryside: you can commute to work comfortably by bike and go on great tours with friends and family.

Living in Bad Waldliesborn

Bad Waldliesborn, with about 5000 inhabitants, is the largest district of Lippstadt, which is also called the "Venice of Westphalia" because of its many bridges. It is located about 15 minutes by car north of the city centre in the countryside and has its own village centre with shopping facilities, restaurants, bars and ice cream parlour. The heart of the small town is the extensive spa park, which is adjoined by residential areas to the north and south.

On the Lippstadt website you can find the current rent index, the addresses of the housing associations and a housing market report with information on the property market in the city.

Did you know ...?!

Bad Waldliesborn used to belong to the municipality of Liesborn in Münsterland. It was not until 1975 that the spa became a district of Lippstadt, while Liesborn became a district of the municipality of Wadersloh.

Shopping in Bad Waldliesborn

You can buy everything you need for everyday life in Bad Waldliesborn: in addition to a supermarket, there is also an organic food shop, bakeries and a drugstore. The nearby city centre of Lippstadt invites you to go shopping: Here you have the choice between many large fashion shops and small concept stores, bookshops, decoration and gift shops and special specialist shops, for example for wedding and evening dresses.

Childcare and schools in Bad Waldliesborn

Two of Lippstadt's approximately 39 kindergartens and day care centres are located in Bad Waldliesborn, one of which is an inclusive facility. The municipality also offers comprehensive information on child day care on its website.

The youngest pupils have short distances to travel in Bad Waldliesborn: There are two primary schools in the district, and a special school (focus on mental development) is also located here.

Here you can find an overview of the educational offers in the whole of Lippstadt:

  • 14 primary schools
  • Three special schools (focusing on mental development, learning, emotional and social development)
  • One secondary school
  • Three secondary schools
  • One comprehensive school
  • Four grammar schools
  • Four vocational colleges
  • One college of further education (evening school and evening grammar school)
  • One university of applied sciences (part of Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences)

Our tips: Leisure, sport and culture in Bad Waldliesborn

  • Cycle tour on the Römer-Lippe route
  • Thermal brine bath with sauna (Walibo Therme)
  • Lippstadt Golf Club
  • Canoe tour on the Lippe
  • Walk through the large spa gardens
  • Football, tennis, dancing and much more at the Bad Waldliesborn sports club
  • Lippstadt Riding Club
  • Medieval market in the spa gardens (May)
  • Apple festival (September)
  • Cinema and theatre in Lippstadt (town centre)
  • Trip to Soest, for example to the All Saints' Fair (35 minutes)
  • Trip to the skiing area in Winterberg (just over an hour)
  • City trip to Münster or Soest
  • and much more.

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