Ennigerloh | Info on living, living, working in the Münsterland region
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Far away from everyday life

Welcome to Ennigerloh!

In Ennigerloh, THE GOOD LIFE awaits you with lots of culture, traditional festivals and leisure opportunities in the green surroundings. The approximately 21,000 inhabitants live in the core town and three smaller districts.

Between Münster, Hamm and Bielefeld

Ennigerloh is located in the centre of the district of Warendorf near Beckum and Oelde, about 20 minutes from the district capital. Münster is about 45 minutes away by car, and you can reach Münster/Osnabrück Airport (FMO) almost as quickly. Bielefeld and Hamm are both about 40 minutes away by car, and Osnabrück is about an hour's drive from Ennigerloh.

Tip: The 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 Ennigerloh

Around 12,000 of the town's 21,000 inhabitants live in the centrally located and eponymous main town of Ennigerloh with its pretty historic town centre. To the west, north and east, barely ten minutes by car from the centre, are the three districts of Enniger, Westkirchen and Ostenfelde. Each of them is home to around 3000 people.

Even if rental and purchase prices follow the general real estate trend overall, there are still numerous niches to be discovered in Münsterland when building, buying or renting. In the rural areas of Münsterland, the average rental price per square metre is between five and seven euros, and the average purchase price for flats and houses per square metre is 2100 euros.

If you want to build a house in Ennigerloh, you can find out about available building plots on the city's real estate portal.

Did you know...?!

In Ennigerloh and the region, young people are really making theatre: cultural institutions from Ahlen, Oelde, Beckum, Warendorf and Ennigerloh have joined forces to form an amateur theatre network and launched the project "PROVINZ - Jugend macht Theater im Kreis Warendorf". Teenagers and young adults rehearse in the participating institutions and stage their plays once a year as part of a festival.

Shopping in Ennigerloh

You can buy groceries in supermarkets and bakeries in all districts, and on Thursdays at the weekly market in Ennigerloh. In the city centre you can shop in shoe shops, a bookshop and furniture shops. As in many towns in the Münsterland region, Ennigerloh has fashion shops with well-known brands as well as some boutiques and concept stores. And of course you will find specialist bicycle shops almost everywhere, offering lots of accessories and new bicycles or e-bikes.

Childcare and schools in Ennigerloh

Among the twelve kindergartens and day care centres in Ennigerloh are also some inclusive facilities. You can find all the addresses and contact persons here.

Ennigerloh has three primary schools with a total of five locations in all parts of the town, so that the youngest pupils always have short distances to travel. The secondary school in the town is a location of the comprehensive school Ennigerloh-Neubeckum, which also offers the gymnasiale Oberstufe. There are secondary schools and grammar schools in neighbouring towns, for example in Beckum and Warendorf.

Working in Ennigerloh

The cement industry has a long tradition in Ennigerloh. Today it is only one pillar of the diverse business location: metal and mechanical engineering companies, logistics providers, plastics processors, woodworking companies and other businesses have settled in the town. Large companies in the town include the pharmaceutical company Rottendorf Pharma and Phoenix Budosport, a wholesaler of martial arts articles. In addition, some manufacturers of upholstered furniture are based in Ennigerloh, for example the Johannhörster upholstery company and the Poggel upholstered furniture workshops.

Our tips: Leisure, sport and culture in Ennigerloh

  • Cycling on the 100 Castles Route
  • Horse riding on the Münsterland Riding Route
  • Golf course
  • Indoor and outdoorswimming pools
  • Football, handball, martial arts, fitness and much more in the sports clubs
  • Maypole and mill festival in spring
  • Funfair and market in autumn (traditional "Mettwurstmarkt")
  • Cinema and theatre stage in the "Alte Brennerei" cultural centre
  • Trip to the All Saints' Fair or the Christmas market in Soest (45 minutes)
  • Trip to the skiing area in Winterberg (1.5 hours)
  • City trip to Münster or Enschede
  • You can also find more information at the welcome service of the district of Warendorf

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