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  Ashdown Forest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, England is a large open area of heathland together with pine, birch and oak woodland in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Ashdown Forest was once a royal hunting ground and was originally protected by Act of Parliament in 1885.
The forest was at one time home to a number of Red-necked Wallabies, the result of an escape from a captive colony.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ashdown_Forest   (210 words)

  
 Ashodown Forest Wildlife Protection Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The forest was the source of inspiration for AA Milnes "Winnie the Pooh" stories and as a result attracts many visitors from outside the county and from overseas (totalling in excess of 1.25 million per annum).
The Ashdown Forest Wildlife Protection Group has video evidence of damage caused to the land surface by the hunts infringing forest bylaws and violating the riding state and thus breaking the terms of their informal consent to hunt.
On Ashdown Forest the deer are left to control their own population- an example that should be followed in the case of foxes.
www.huntinginquiry.gov.uk /evidence/ashdownforest.htm   (2012 words)

  
 Ashdown History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Another possible origin for the name of Ashdown is that Judge Byrne's mother was from Ashdown, England which is famous for the Ashdown Forest which was the model for the Hundred Acre Woods of Winnie The Pooh fame.
Ashdown also had several saloons and was considered a lawless town not fit for respectable people.
Ashdown now boasts of several light industries, a modern hospital, several medical clinics, restaurants, schools, churches and other amenities that make Ashdown a great place to live.
www.ashdownar.org /pg2.html   (266 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Ashdown Forest
A weald once meant a dense forest, especially the famous great wood once stretching far beyond the ancient counties of Sussex and Kent, England, where this country of smaller woods is still called the Weald.
Download high resolution version (1920x912, 144 KB)Ashdown Forest image by redlentil 14 August 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Hartfield Parish Church Hartfield Parish, situated in East Sussex, consists of several villages on the edge of Ashdown Forest.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ashdown-Forest   (681 words)

  
 Ashdown Rambling Club, East Grinstead
The small collection of hunting lodges which grew up at the northern edge of the forest to provide relaxation for the noblemen after their hard day’s hunting gradually evolved into the present-day Forest Row.
Take the narrow way onto the village green opposite the Forester’s Arms, turn left and walk forward to a row of short posts which mark the avenue of young trees to the right of the timber yard.
Forest Row and Weirwood Reservoir will be round to the right and the village of Hartfield to the left.
www.johnmowbray.freeserve.co.uk /feb03.htm   (1012 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest
Ashdown forest covers some 2,700 hectares, and is what is left of the ancient forest of Andredsweald.
Later on, the Romans cut down extensive areas of the forest and built large ironworks and tile works in the clearings, but the forest at this time was too dense and forbidding for anyone to settle in it.
Later on the Saxons began to settle on the forest, and their influence can be seen in the endings of many of the place names.
www.highwealdwalkers.org.uk /ashdown_forest.html   (361 words)

  
 (Attractions in our Ashdown Forest area) - VillageNet
The Ashdown Forest and the Ouse valley area covers the villages between Frant and Forest Row to the north and down to Hamsey and Offham in the south.
The villages to the north are dominated by the influence of the Ashdown Forest, and to the south the Ouse valley found near the county town of Lewes.
The Ashdown Forest is one of the last wild areas within the South of England, and provides many walks for the visitors across sandy landscapes with gorse and wild sheep.
www.villagenet.co.uk /ashdownforest/attractions/content   (240 words)

  
 Winnie the Pooh - Ashdown Forest
Ashdown Forest is much the same today as when Ernest Shepard first sketched it over seventy years ago.
Later that year, a bronze plaque was set into a rock in an obscure pathway near the summit of Gills Lap, the highest point of the Ashdown Forest which overlooks all the Pooh places, commemorating the creation of Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard.
A few years earlier, Christopher Milne recruited Pooh to help in the campaign for the survival of Ashdown Forest, which was then being threatened by the proposed ravages of a major exploration by British Petroleum.
www.just-pooh.com /ashdown.html   (558 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest - The Online Guide - Nutley
The village is situated midway between Forest Row and Uckfield, on Ashdown Forest.
The sister of the Observer Wilf Brooks was a particular and quite frequent visitor to the spot where her brother died.
Frank brought her down to the Forest for what might be her last opportunity, and organised a position for her part way down the track where she could see 'The Airman's Grave'.
www.ashdownforest.co.uk /Places/nutley.htm   (3622 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It is famous as the setting for the (Click link for more info and facts about Winnie the Pooh) Winnie the Pooh stories.
Ashdown Forest was once a (Stag with antlers of 12 or more branches) royal (The pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport) hunting ground and was originally protected by (Click link for more info and facts about Act of Parliament) Act of Parliament in 1885.
The forest was at one time home to a number of (Click link for more info and facts about Red-necked Wallabies) Red-necked Wallabies, the result of an escape from a captive colony.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/as/ashdown_forest.htm   (212 words)

  
 Wych Cross Hotels: Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club
Set in 186 acres of beautifully landscaped Sussex countryside in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, this magnificent hotel provides the perfect setting for every occasion.
Whether staying for business or pleasure, Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club is the complete venue in the south-east of England.
The Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club is based around an old country mansion house.
www.ashdownpark.com   (299 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest Hotels. Hotels near Ashdown Forest - Accommodation UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
All our discount Ashdown Forest hotels are specially selected with guaranteed low internet rates for all our England and UK hotels.
From a cheap Ashdown Forest hotel, to 4 and 5 star Ashdown Forest hotels with special offers, you are sure to find the best Ashdown Forest hotel Accommodation for you.
In the heart of Ashdown Forest lies this impressive country house hotel surrounded by 186 acres of beautifully landscaped parkland, gardens, lakes and an 18 hole golf course.
www.picturesofengland.com /England/East_Sussex/Crowborough/Ashdown_Forest/hotels20   (1008 words)

  
 A. A. Milne
In 1925 the Milnes moved to Cotchford Farm, Hartfield, East Sussex, which is on the outskirts of Ashdown Forest.
Milne and Shepard walked together through the forest, Shepard sketching Gills Lap, the bridge and all the other enchanted places, which were to appear in the books.
Christopher Robin used to play in the forest and would cross the little bridge when it was time to return home.
www.gillslap.freeserve.co.uk /milne.html   (360 words)

  
 ashdown.co.uk
Our company has a unique aim in life - to be different and to lead the way in all areas of publishing.
In the last 25 years Ashdown has gained an enviable reputation as a company that thinks for itself.
Operating from the UK, in beautiful historic Arundel on the South coast; from Kasson, Minnesota, the state of 10,000 lakes and from infamous Arnhem in Holland, we span continents and languages with one voice - that of commitment to our readers and customers.
www.ashdown.co.uk   (113 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest Code   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Rangers of Ashdown Forest seek the visitor's assistance in protecting the Forest.
The society of the Friends of A.F. was founded in 1961 to encourage interest in the conservation and peaceful enjoyment of the Forest and to provide funds to assist the Conservators in its management.
Keeping the Forest for the local residents and the thousands of visitors who value it for its views, peace and tranquility is a skilled and expensive business.
www.highwealdwalkers.org.uk /ashdown_forest_code.html   (395 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest
Ashdown Forest is located in the High Weald of East Sussex in south-east England, where valley mires, heath and damp woodland have developed on soils derived from Hastings Sands (Lower Cretaceous).
Once a royal hunting forest, reduced grazing has resulted in the accelerated development of woodland and encroachment of bracken over former heath.
Together with the nearby Wealden Heaths SPA and Thames Basin Heath SPA, Ashdown Forest forms part of a complex of heathlands in southern England that support breeding bird populations of European importance.
www.jncc.gov.uk /page-2052-theme=default   (363 words)

  
 World Golf: Royal Ashdown Forest
Both are laid out on common land and, in the case of Royal Ashdown, the club is bound by the rules and regulations of the Conservators of the Forest.
The army were in the forest for manoeuvres and the officers accorded temporary membership.
The Big Room with its magnificent views over the forest and the 1st and 18th holes, is a feature and the men's bar - a small room with benches round the walls - is a Dickensian snug of Pickwickian charrm.
www.europegolf.com /course-reviews/england/royal-ashdown-forest-240.htm   (1818 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ashdown Forest is a forest in East Sussex in England.
Poohsticks Bridge, Galleon's Lap,Roo's Sandpit, the North Pole, the Hundred Acre Wood and the dark and mysterious forest canall be found in Ashdown Forest.
Ashdown Forest was once a royal hunting ground and was originally protected by Act ofParliament in 1885.
www.therfcc.org /ashdown-forest-93976.html   (103 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest Tourism Association - Local Information, Places to Visit and News & Events from the Heart of the ...
Ashdown Forest Tourism Association - Local Information, Places to Visit and News and Events from the Heart of the High Weald
Ashdown Forest is an area of open heathland on the highest sandy ridge-top of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Become a member of the Ashdown Forest Tourism Association and join the many businesses and organisations that are being actively promoted in the area and now nationwide through our website.
www.ashdownforest.com   (115 words)

  
 www.click-for-health.com - Ashdown Forest Medical Centre, Sussex, England
WELCOME TO The Forest Row Practice started in 1876 at "The Elms", the house which stands opposite the health centre.
In 1968 it moved across the Lewes Road to a house on the present site, which was demolished to make way for the present day health centre which opened in 1982.
However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised be guaranteed or endorsed.
www.ashdownforesthealthcen.co.uk   (471 words)

  
 Ashdown Park - Wych Cross - Ashdown Park Reviews - TripAdvisor
It is ideally situated for the pristine and expansive Ashdown Forest as well as Sheffield Forest.
The grounds are very well kept with fine trees and flowers, and if you are not a golfer, the par 3 course manages to be very un-obtrusive.The area has excellent pubs, to get to them you need a decent map because the hotel is quite remote...
Now it happens that the Ashdown Forest is one of the most beautiful places in the World and the grounds of the hotel match it so despite some reservations about the hotel I would still recommend this as a place to stay.
tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g503770-d250542-Reviews-a_als.0-Ashdown...   (899 words)

  
 Places to stay on the Ashdown Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On the edge of Ashdown Forest Holly House offers a warm welcome, inviting lounge, comfortable beds and memorable breakfasts served in the conservatory overlooking the garden.
Country cottage with spectacular views situated down a quiet track in the heart of Ashdown Forest.
A warm welcome is always assured at this 4 Diamond graded property, nestled right in the heart of the Ashdown Forest.
www.sussexwt.org.uk /exploresussex/ashdown_stay.htm   (253 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest home of Winnie the Pooh
A. Milne set his famous Winnie the Pooh stories in the Ashdown Forest, East Sussex, England.
It was the only place in the Forest where you could sit down carelessly without getting up again almost at once and looking for somewhere else.
In 1979 The Conservators of Ashdown Forest agreed to the placing of a memorial dedicated to Milne and Shepard in the forest.
www.gillslap.freeserve.co.uk /ashdown.html   (215 words)

  
 Ashdown Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Ashdown Forest covers 6,400 acres of the High Weald although in ancient times it spread over twice its present area.
The Forest is managed by a Board of Conservators who are empowered by the Ashdown Forest Act of 1974.
Visitors are attracted to the Forest for a variety of reasons.
www.ridinginsussex.co.uk /The%20Ashdown%20Forest/The%20Ashdown%20Forest.htm   (126 words)

  
 ashdown eyes - ashdown forest photos - updated daily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
ashdown eyes - ashdown forest photos - updated daily
Ashdown-Eyes provides frequently updated photos of Ashdown Forest wildlife and landscape, specialising in the detail which is easily missed.
When away from the forest I leave a note on the new photos page about the next update.
www.ashdown-eyes.co.uk   (110 words)

  
 Faircote Stud - Riding in the Ashdown Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
There is no better way to appreciate the spectacular Ashdown Forest than from the back of a horse.
Whatever the season, from the green of spring, to the purple hues of the flowering heather in late summer, and the red and gold in Autumn, the forest is a beautiful place to ride.
A permit to ride on the Forest is necessary, and can be obtained from the Conservators of the Ashdown Forest.
www.faircotestud.co.uk /ashdown.html   (152 words)

  
 Artemis holiday cottage Ashdown Forest England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ideal for lovers of horses and the outdoors, this small yet comfortably renovated property is situated in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, in the grounds of a riding centre.
At the end of a row of three, adjacent to the stables, it overlooks the equestrian school and countryside beyond.
A perfect base to explore the unspoilt forest heathland, popular for walking, riding, birdwatching and fishing (there are four lakes locally).
www.cottagedirect.co.uk /self-catering-holiday-property/England/17475.html   (149 words)

  
 Royal Ashdown Forest , West Sussex - Corporate golf days and Company Golf events at Royal Ashdown Forest
Forest Row, East Sussex (3 miles S of East Grinstead).
This beautiful Sussex golf club was established in 1889 and offers two superb courses set in mature heathland countryside, ideal for a classic corporate golf day.
The course is still distinguished by its natural layout using only the characteristic contours of the land and the indigenous hazards of the forest to snare a wayward shot.
www.golfbreaks.com /corporate/england/royal-ashdown   (367 words)

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