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Family walking

Win a Pooh Trek trip to discover the real world of
Winnie-the-Pooh

In this trip with your family or friends you can discover the REAL world of Winnie-the-Pooh in wonderful Ashdown Forest - just one hour from London.
Competition Closing Date: May 31, 11pm
Published on May 14

Buy Tickets for a Pooh Trek here.

It’s hard to imagine a more perfect backdrop for a Pooh Trek than Ashdown Forest, the 6,500 acres of woods and heathland in which A.A. Milne based his tales of “a Bear with no brain”, a boy with a sense of adventure and all their forest friends.

Pooh Trek

The winners will get this amazing package:

⭐ Classic Pooh Trek: a private VIP tour for up to 6 persons in our luxury, air-conditioned SUV. With enhancements, this will be around 5 to 5 ½ hours including hosted lunch and afternoon tea

⭐ Overnight accommodation for the winners in double and/or family room(s) at Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club the night prior to the Pooh Trek

⭐ Use of the Spa and indoor swimming pool at Ashdown Park

⭐ Personal hand calligraphy Pooh Trek certificates

⭐ Personalized photo album of your Pooh Trek adventure

⭐ Royal Mint limited edition uncirculated 50 pence presentation coin, struck in 925 Sterling Silver

⭐ Hosted set lunch at the Dorset Arms, set adjacent to Lord De La Warr’s estate at Buckhurst Park

⭐ PoohSticks races - from the world-famous Bridge of the same name, where the game was invented and first played by Pooh and Eeyore along Posingford Stream

⭐ Final stop at the Pooh Corner Tea Rooms for afternoon tea (and hunny sandwiches!) and shopping for souvenirs

For more information go to www.poohtrek.com

For your chance to win this amazing trip, simply email your answers to the following questions, name, email address and contact number to competitions@theamerican.co.uk with POOHTREK COMPETITION in the subject line OR write to:
Old Byre House, Millbrook Lane, East Knoyle, Salisbury SP3 6AW


Q1 The bear who became Winnie-the-Pooh will be 100 years old later this year ...but which actual date in August 1921 is regarded as his “birthday”?

A) August 1st
B) August 11th
C) August 21st


Q2 Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends are now displayed in a famous museum in New York City - but can you name the Museum?

A) Metropolitan Museum of Art
B) New York Public Library
C) American Museum of Natural History


Q3 What was Ashdown Forest renamed in the Pooh books?

A) 50 Acre Wood
B) 100 Acre Wood
C) 1000 Acre Wood


Terms & Conditions:
Deadline for entries is 11pm on Monday 31 May, 2021.
The winner will be notified.
Prize dates subject to hotel and Pooh Trek availability.
If you are under 18 years of age you must have permission from a parent/guardian to enter this competition
If you are under 18 years of age you must be accompanied by a parent/guardian should you win
No cash alternative. Travel & expenses not included. The editor’s decision is final. The American accepts no liability.



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