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ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE

I visited the Ashdown Forest as an enormous, life-long lover of Winnie-the-Pooh and A. A. Milne's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AllAussieTraveller91
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Melbourne, Australia
Wonderful Forest

Drive past the sheep grazing in the forest. Plenty of car parks to use to walk from. The visitors... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
suebrooker3
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Ashdown Forest as an enormous, life-long lover of Winnie-the-Pooh and A. A. Milne's stories. Was so wonderful to walk through places I only ever thought existed in our dreams and imaginations. Regardless of its heritage, Ashdown is an absolutely gorgeous, tranquil place...More

Thank AllAussieTraveller91
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drive past the sheep grazing in the forest. Plenty of car parks to use to walk from. The visitors centre in coleman’s hatch (RH18 5JP) is great and staff very knowledgeable and you can buy maps of the area. There is a ‘Pop up cafe’...More

Thank suebrooker3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of creating a video advert and Marketing images and a 360 tour for Broadstone Warren activity centre so I saw all the main areas and activities. Its a wonderful venue for children and adults alike, there is so much to do...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We came on a Tuesday afternoon and there was few people there. You'll have the bridge to yourself for photos and playing pooh sticks. We climbed down into the water and fetched a bunch of sticks out to clear the waterway a bit. Was nice...More

1  Thank It_Began_In_Salzburg
Reviewed June 27, 2018

You have no idea how many times we had to stop for a little house in a tree or playing pooh sticks by dropping sticks into a river from a bridge during my time here! Seriously though, I had no idea this place existed until...More

1  Thank Mattw2012
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Maybe it was just the areas we visited - Old Lodge nature reserve and the area around the Information Barn at Wych Cross - but there was more heathland than forest. Amazing views just not what was expected. Paths are typical of heathland so uneven...More

Thank SKALondon
Reviewed June 10, 2018

You feel as if you are miles away from civilization. Walking on the forest offers spectacular view after spectacular view, even on a grey day. And of course, there's the Winnie the Pooh connection to make it even more magical. Parking areas well located but...More

1  Thank therese l
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Parked at Pooh parking about a 20-30min walk to Poohsticks bridge. Saw Owls tree, Eeyore’s wigwam, Piglets house on the way. The Pooh’s house after the bridge. Played Poohsticks, bring some twigs on the way. From Piglet parking we walked to the Enchanted Place, with...More

Thank ADailey
Reviewed May 31, 2018

I love this place to walk and feel in a wilderness. It is easy to feel lost and immersed into this wild and ancient landscape. What a tradegey that our government cares so little for environment it is proposing thousands more new houses in the...More

2  Thank anartraveller
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I bought a walks map in the Ashdown Forest visitor centre (online information about opening hours was incorrect.. said it was closed on weekends) and picked up free maps as well to spend three days in the area. An extremely helpful lady in the visitor...More

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It's the out doors yes however it doesn't mean that we ought not to worry about Lyme's disease.
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I’m not sure access to the bridge would be easy with a wheelchair. We parked in the suggested car park and it is a fair trek on woodland paths down to the bridge and steep on the way back. Not sure if there is other access... More
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I'm sorry I don't know the exact location of the tree tunnel - I didn't go there when I visited Ashdown Forest. However, I am sure if you go to the Ashdown Forest website there should be contact details there, and maps, so... More
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