Ostbevern in the Münsterland
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Small treasures in magnificent nature

Welcome to Ostbevern!

The 11,000 inhabitants of Ostbevern enjoy THE GOOD LIFE between town and country: The municipality lies in the countryside between fields, meadows and nature reserves, but is well connected to nearby Münster. Ostbevern consists of the town centre, the small district of Brock and twelve farming communities.

A community between Münster and Osnabrück

Ostbevern is located northeast of Münster in the district of Warendorf, about 20 minutes by car from the district capital. You can reach Münster/Osnabrück Airport (FMO) just as quickly; it takes about 40 minutes to get to Münster. Osnabrückand Bielefeld are both about 50 minutes away, and Dortmund is about an hour away. Ostbevern has a railway station located between the town centre and the Brock district. From here you can travel to Münster, Osnabrück or Düsseldorf, among other places.

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 Ostbevern

Most of the 11,000 inhabitants of the municipality live in the town centre, about 600 in the district of Brock. Ostbevern also includes twelve small farming communities, which are located around the two districts in the Münsterland park landscape.
Ostbevern's extensive residential areas are home to a particularly large number of young families: almost every fourth citizen of the municipality is under 20 years of age.

Even though rental and purchase prices overall are following the general real estate trend, there are still numerous niches to be discovered in Münsterland for 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.

Information on current building areas with residential plots can be found on the municipality's website.

Did you know...?!

Loburg moated castle, which lies to the north-east of the town centre, was designed in the 18th century by Baroque master builder Johann Conrad Schlaun as a pleasure palace and is now a boarding school. The magnificent building has also served as a film set several times - most recently in 2018 as the school of the "TKKG" gang in the cinema.

Shopping in Ostbevern

In the centre of Ostbevern you can browse and shop in various shops, for example in a handicraft shop, a toy shop or a fashion boutique. Like almost everywhere in Münsterland, there is also a specialist bicycle shop in the town where you can get everything you need for your e-bike or bicycle. You can buy groceries in Ostbevern at several supermarkets, and on Thursdays there is also a weekly market.

Childcare and schools in Ostbevern

The youngest inhabitants of Ostbevern are in good hands in the eight or so kindergartens, daycare centres and playgroups. You can find an overview with contact details on the municipality's website.

Older children and young people can take all school-leaving exams at the schools in Ostbevern:

  • Two primary schools
  • One secondary school
  • One grammar school (with boarding school)

Working in Ostbevern

The more than 200 companies in Ostbevern - mainly small and medium-sized enterprises - are active in a wide variety of sectors. One focus is on manufacturing, but there are also a number of service providers, including catering and retail businesses. The larger employers include Friwo Gerätebau GmbH, WESTERIA Fördertechnik GmbH and Vossko GmbH & Co KG, which produces frozen meat dishes. Thanks to the good transport connections, it is also easy to commute to work from Ostbevern, for example to Münster.

Our tips: Leisure, sport and culture in Ostbevern

  • Cycling on the 100 Castles Route or the Peace Route
  • Football, handball, martial arts etc. in the sports club
  • Swimming pool (Beverbad with indoor and outdoor pool)
  • Horse riding at the riding club and on the riding routes in the Warendorf district
  • Bowling and skittles centre
  • Painting, drawing and handicrafts courses, theatre and singing in the cultural workshop
  • Concerts at Loburg moated castle
  • Cinema in nearby Warendorf
  • Funfair in spring
  • Rifleman festivals in spring and summer
  • Excursion to the skiing area in Winterberg (two hours)
  • Trip to the All Saints' Fair or the Christmas market in Soest (1.5 hours)
  • City trip to Münster or Osnabrück
  • and much more

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