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Ashdown Forest

Wych Cross RH18 5JP, England
+44 1342 823583
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Beautiful area for walking and losing yourself in the countryside. Keep your eyes open and you’ll... read more

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Trevor W
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Stunning panoramic views - bring good footwear!

Park and walk from Gills Lap north to the AA Milne memorial stone and the views you see along the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Helen C
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Wych Cross RH18 5JP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful area for walking and losing yourself in the countryside. Keep your eyes open and you’ll often see wild deer walking through the trees. There are good walking tracks through the woodland and plenty of picnic areas just off the road.

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Park and walk from Gills Lap north to the AA Milne memorial stone and the views you see along the way go on for miles! Stunning panorama’s!

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on two of the documented walking trails in January; the Military Walk and the Winnie the Pooh walk. Both were muddy (as you would expect in January) but exhilarating. We probably walked about 5 miles in total which isn't a great deal unless...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is an amazing place , full of Winne The Pooh history , along with Pooh Corner , the countryside is so beautiful , a lovely walk , we uae to go here reguarly over the years of our family growing up and it holds...More

Thank Nicky A
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

So this is the place that inspired so many Winnie the Pooh stories and you can see why...what a beautiful place! Many different walks to go on but it is a bit hilly so those who are a bit on the unfit side (like me)...More

Thank catp79
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A walk on the forest with golf is perfect. West course great, old course fantastic. Some winter photos attached when course is closed.

Thank TheInternetRetailer
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We were looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday close to london in case of any emergency. As we like the open country and walking Ashdown forest seems a good option. We stayed in a self catering cottage in an estate broken up next to...More

Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Covering 6500 acres, Ashdown Forest offers a host of walks across its heathlands. A regular walk for us and other basset owners, this area is just joyous to explore. With a large number of car parks around the 'Forest' you can never get bored if...More

Thank John5550
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A really great family walk, pop on your wellies and have a stomp through the woods to find pool bridge. I highly recommend gathering sticks at the beginning of your walk as when you get to poo Bridge there aren't many.

Thank NumNumNads
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Top tip: visit the visitors centre first. They have 10 free maps for walks in the Forest and you can then plan your route Ps ‘Forest’ is from the French ‘Foret’ which means enclosed land for hunting so erroneously now called a forest. It’s really...More

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Miss_Friend
29 September 2016|
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Response from veronica59 | Reviewed this property |
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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Louise D
25 August 2016|
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Response from veronica59 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I don't know the Broadstone Amble walk in Ashdown Forest. But you may like to know, if you didn't already, that Pooh Corner and the Poohsticks Bridge is in Ashdown Forest - east side - if you are into the... More
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Jayashree A
29 October 2015|
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Response from Harbroe | Reviewed this property |
the forest itself can't close in winter - it's open land. Not sure about the Forest Centre but their current hours are bound to be online. If you Google Ashdown Forest Centre it'll come up. Is it practical in a day from... More
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