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Pooh Bridge
Ashdown Forest, Hartfield, East Sussex - England, UK
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Take a step back in time to the days of Winnie the Pooh and Tiger too. The famous children’s author of the Winnie the Pooh stories, A.A. Milne, lived in a house in Hartfield, close to Ashdown Forest. When his son, Christopher was a child, they would visit the rickety old bridge in Ashdown Forest and played a game they called “Poohsticks”. The bridge became infamous in the tales of Christopher Robin and families now flock to the little bridge to play their own game of Poohsticks.

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Having read the books and watched the films, once your there you can feel the stories coming back to life, but this time your part of it. It's such a lovely place to visit. - Anne Jacks
This is a lovely little spot in the woods at the end a pretty country lane. I have played Pooh Sticks here with little ones many times, and they always have fun.

Watch out for horses – the path over the bridge is also a popular bridle path to Ashdown Forest, and horses tend to rush across it. If you’re walking, you can reach the forest – where Winnie the Pooh and his friends lived – in about five minutes from here. Just keep walking up the hill. Note that the path gets very muddy in winter.
- MitchQ
Had a lovely Sunday walk last week in mid October down to Pooh Bridge for a race with many other families who had also collected their sticks en route. The walk has numerous sitting spots for you to just enjoy the scenery and a lovely cup of tea and scrummy cake can be partaken at the cafe in the tiny High Street just a short drive away - a smashing family outing for all. - Tracy Newman


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