The original Heerwegen and connecting roads to which the estates originated are now busy or less busy motorways. Where the horse-drawn carriages once rode, now cars drive. Bicycle paths are generally along these roads. However, these cycle paths often have a utilitarian character and are less attractive for recreational use. With a few exceptions (for example Duindigt) the estates are well accessible to the public. The problem with this is that in addition to the traditional driveway, the access consists mainly of hiking trails, which are mainly used by local residents. Moreover, the hiking trails mainly form an internal access. They are in principle not connected to a more comprehensive network.
The estates are traditionally inward-looking parks. Bicycle paths on the estates are almost non-existent. Exceptions are the cycle paths on the Marlot and De Wittenburg estates. There is already a lot to experience for cyclists. But it can be so much better. This is a huge challenge. The green capital of the estate zone is huge, but there are insufficient attractive bicycle connections between and on the estates.