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Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest is a forest in East Sussex in England. It consists of large open area of heathland together with pine, birch and oak woodland in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is famous as the setting for the Winnie the Pooh stories. Poohsticks Bridge, Galleon's Lap, Roo's Sandpit, the North Pole, the Hundred Acre Wood and the dark and mysterious forest can all be found in Ashdown Forest.

Ashdown Forest was once a royal hunting ground and was originally protected by Act of Parliament in 1885.