Wadersloh | Info on living, living, working in the Münsterland region
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Welcome to Wadersloh!

The 13,000 inhabitants of Wadersloh enjoy THE GOOD LIFE in the countryside with many sporting opportunities in nature and exceptional cultural offerings. The municipality consists of the main town and two smaller districts.

Münsterland meets Soest district

Wadersloh is located in the district of Warendorf between Beckum, Oelde and Lippstadt, the latter town already belonging to the district of Soest. Münster and Münster/Osnabrück Airport (FMO) are a good hour's drive away, Bielefeld about 35 minutes. Hamm and the district town of Warendorf are both 40 minutes away by car. Paderborn/Lippstadt Airportto the south-east is just as easy to reach.

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 Wadersloh

The almost 13,000 inhabitants of the municipality of Wadersloh live in three districts that used to be independent municipalities. About half of them live in Wadersloh, the district that gives the municipality its name, and about 3700 in Liesborn, which lies to the south. The smallest district is Diestedde, which lies to the west of Wadersloh: About 2300 people live here. In the Münsterland park landscape around the three villages are several farming communities that also belong to the municipality.

Even if rental and purchase prices follow the general real estate trend, there are still many niches to be discovered in Münsterland for building, buying or renting. In the rural area 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.

The municipality of Wadersloh provides information on its website about which building plots are for sale in the municipal building areas.

Shopping in Wadersloh

In Wadersloh you can buy everything you need for everyday life: there are several supermarkets in the main town and in Liesborn, and bakeries, cafés and restaurants in all parts of the town. On Thursdays you can also get fresh food at the weekly market in Wadersloh.
The town centre around the church of St. Margareta also offers other shopping opportunities, for example a drugstore, furniture shops and fashion shops. Like everywhere else in Münsterland, you can of course get everything you need for your trip by bike or e-bike in the specialist bicycle shops.

Childcare in Wadersloh

The youngest children in Wadersloh are well looked after in all three villages: of the seven or so kindergartens and day-care centres, four are in the main village, two in Liesborn and one in Diestedde. Here you can find all the addresses and the contact details of the contact person at the municipal administration.

Schools in Wadersloh

The education on offer in Wadersloh enables children and young people to obtain all school-leaving qualifications:

  • Three primary schools (one in each district)
  • One secondary school (Hauptschule and Realschule)
  • One grammar school
  • One international boarding school

Working in Wadersloh

Various metal construction companies, tool manufacturers, machine builders, the company Gödde-Beton and the foundry Laukötter Druckguss are located in the industrial and commercial areas. In addition, Wadersloh is a location of the company Westag & Getalit, which manufactures doors and worktops, among other things.

Top employer in Münsterland

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Did you know...?!

You can find a product from Wadersloh almost everywhere in the world: Gloria, which has its headquarters here, is Europe's largest manufacturer of fire extinguishers and exports them to more than 100 countries.

Our tips: Leisure, sport and culture in Wadersloh

  • Cycling on the 100 Castles Route
  • Hiking on the Westphalian Way of St. James
  • Walk in the Liesborner Holz forest or around Crassenstein Castle
  • Horse riding on the Münsterland Riding Route
  • Skating facility
  • Boule facility
  • Beach volleyball facility
  • Riding clubs
  • Football, fitness, dancing and much more in the sports clubs
  • Cultural events at Liesborn Abbey Museum
  • Chamber music festival Liesborn Museum Concerts (spring)
  • Trip to the All Saints' Fair or Christmas market in Soest (35 minutes)
  • Trip to the Winterberg ski area (1.5 hours)
  • City trip to Münster
  • You can also find more information at the welcome service of the district of Warendorf

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