In this publicity image released by Disney, characters from left, Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, Piglet, Owl, Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin are shown in a scene from ” Winnie the Pooh.”
Oh trouble, you can actually visit the place that inspired a little story about a silly old bear.
According to The Telegraph, fans of the classic Winnie the Pooh series can arouse their imagination run free and explore the real-life locations that inspired the A. A. Milne stories.
Milne wrote his children’s books after watching his son Christopher Robin, playing with his toys in the forests near their home in Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, England. For those who want to take part in the adventure, Nicholas Roe, The Telegraph recommends walking three miles from the center of Nutley.
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Locations in this area, that inspired places in the books are the Five Hundred Acre Wood (known as the “Hundred Acre Wood in Pooh’s world) and Gill’s Lap (known as Galleon’s Lap in the stories).
Roe wrote, “The irony is that much of the forest disappeared centuries ago, to be replaced by heath, and ferns. Yet, this is a 6,500-acre spread offers a particularly vivid pleasures to autumn hikers.”
A pedestrian bridge in the area, on the River Medway in Posingford Wood, is a popular place for tourists to visit and play Poohsticks.
For the Pooh fans who want to explore the area, Family Traveller asked for a stay at Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club is just a 10-minute drive from the Ashdown Forest. Ashdown Park is also very proud of her Winnie-the-Pooh roots, where Pooh theme tea with “hunny” sandwiches, Winnie the Pooh tea, and Kanga cupcakes.