HartfieldHartfield is a village in the Ashdown Forest of East Sussex on the south bank of the River Medway .
The village is most famous for being the home of Winnie the Pooh. The loveable bear's creator AA Milne lived at Cotchford Farm, Hartfield. Sadly, Cotchford Farm later hit the news because of the death there of Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones in 1969.
Hartfield villageThe village centre is very attractive, with the Anchor Inn dating from the 15th century and there are many other attractive old buildings in Hartfield.
HartfieldThe parish of Hartfield also includes the hamlets of Hammerwood, Colemans Hatch, Marsh Green and Holtye.
Places of interest around HartfieldInteresting places in and around Hartfield include:
- Hammerwood Park the restored mansion once owned by Led Zeppelin;
- The Church of St Mary the Virgin - a 13th century church which has a distinctive lychgate;
- The Sussex Border Path is just north of the village;
- The High Weald Landscape Trail passes just by the village of Hartfield.
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