A trip to Poohsticks Bridge

A trip to Poohsticks Bridge

For a small person who keeps asking ‘Where’s Christopher Robin?’ (and I have no idea why as we only started reading Winnie-the-Pooh after this question)…a trip to visit ‘Pooh Country‘ was an excellent way to spend a morning with the Grandparents. Fortunately for us, said Grandparents live a stone’s (or stick’s) throw away from the Ashdown Forest, the inspiration for A.A.Milne’s hundred acre wood (the home of Winnie-the-Pooh).

First we went to the tea shop at Pooh Corner, a dedicated one stop shop for Pooh aficionados, in the pretty Sussex village of Hartfield. Satisfied after a round of toasted teacakes and coffee, we prised Little G from all the Pooh-phernalia (fortunately without tears, though there seemed to be plenty around us as sobbing children begged for souvenirs. We indulged in a bottle of bubbles, possibly one of the cheaper mementos). From here, we drove the short distance to the dedicated car park from where you have a jolly walk down to the Poohsticks Bridge.

We scouted for sticks along the path (as we had been recommended to do, as funnily enough there aren’t many right by the bridge)...

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