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Poohsticks Bridge in Ashdown Forest, East Sussex, was first built in 1907 and provides the setting for the beloved children's novels. The wooden bridge was officially declared closed on Monday after the wooden railing was ripped from the side of the bridge and the uprooted tree was left lying across the river.

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Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest

3.68km from Pooh Sticks Bridge

Ashdown Forest was originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, Ashdown Forest is now one of the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.

The Llama Park

The Llama Park

5.27km from Pooh Sticks Bridge

The Llama Park is set on 33 acres in the heart of the beautiful Ashdown Forest. they have llamas, alpacas, and reindeer with Spanish horses, Shetland ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats and so more. The Park has picnic areas, a great children's playground with a bouncy castle, and lovely walks in a spectacular setting.

Forest Way Country Park

Forest Way Country Park

5.38km from Pooh Sticks Bridge

The Forest Way is situated in the heart of the beautiful East Sussex countryside. It is approximately 10 miles long and is used for walking, cycling, horse riding and the quiet enjoyment of the countryside. This linear Country park providing walking, cycling, horse riding and the quiet enjoyment of the countryside. It runs for around 16 km from East Grinstead to Groombridge.

Weir Wood Reservoir

Weir Wood Reservoir

7.24km from Pooh Sticks Bridge

Weir Wood Reservoir in the Ashdown Forest is mostly water, surrounded by strips of open grassland, scrub and woodland. Low lying meadows also form part of the reserve. Access to the north and south of Weir Wood affords great views of this large water expanse, as well as exciting birdwatching opportunities. This is one of the largest bodies of open water in the county and it has rich and diverse communities of breeding, wintering and passage birds.

Groombridge Place Estates

Groombridge Place Estates

7.36km from Pooh Sticks Bridge

The Groombridge Place estate is a truly historic moated castle that stood on the site in the 13th century with the house standing today built-in 1662 as its replacement. As well as the moated manor house, the estate boasts more than 200 acres featuring formal gardens, a canal, vineyard, farmland, and ancient woodland. It has become a tourist attraction, noted for its formal gardens and vineyards. The manor house has an associated Dower House.

National Trust - Standen House and Garden

National Trust - Standen House and Garden

8.22km from Pooh Sticks Bridge

Standen is an Arts and Crafts house located to the south of East Grinstead, West Sussex, England. It features rich William Morris textiles and wallpapers, complemented by contemporary furniture, ceramics and pictures of the time. The National Trust acquired Standen Wood, originally part of the larger estate at the property, in 2001. The wood had been owned and managed as a nature reserve since the 1970s and is a haven for birds.

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East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, West Sussex to the west, and Surrey for a short distance to the north-west, as well as the English Channel to the south.

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