Here you will find links to some friends of Pooh Corner. There are Places to Stay and Places to Visit. There are web-sites with Pooh related information as well as about Ashdown Forest and sundry Pooh Friendly ones.
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Pooh Corner, Hartfield, UK
Visitor Attractions - Things To Do and Things to See
Places to Stay
The Tourist Information Service is willing and happy to help you find places to stay in and around Pooh Country from a B&B to a 5 star Hotel. They can also tell you about other interesting places to visit in the area such as castles, stately homes, gardens, nature walks, steam railways, vineyards, tearooms and restaurants.
Books To Read
The Life and Times of the Real Winnie-The-Pooh by Shirley HarrisonTo celebrate his 90th birthday this is the fascinating, first, biography of the real teddy bear which was the inspiration for A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories. It takes us from his ‘birth’ in an Acton toy factory in 1921, to Harrods where he was bought by Mrs Daphne Milne for her baby son, Christopher Robin. From there we go to the family homes in Chelsea and on the Ashdown Forest in Sussex. It was here that A.A.Milne wrote his world-famous books, and that Pooh eventually emigrated to America, spending many years as a celebrity on tour. Today, he lives in retirement in New York Children’s Library with Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and Piglet.
Containing much original material, friends of the Milne family and Pooh’s guardians in the United States, tell their stories and share their previously unpublished photos and diaries for Shirley Harrison's biography. Included, too, is the author’s own remembrance of the day in 1976 when Winnie-the-Pooh journeyed home to Hartfield for a holiday - and played Poohsticks on Poohsticks Bridge.