The Potted History Tours Blog

Potted History Rocks!

January 27, 2019

The Winnie-the-Pooh stories owe much of their magic to the iconic illustrations of E H Shepard. Many of these depict the inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood in recognisable heathland scenes, typical of parts of the High Weald ridge.

Gorgeous Christmas markets & Christmas baubles

November 30, 2018

Kent has some of the most beautiful buildings in the country, and they become even more so when bedecked with Christmas baubles and hosting their gorgeous Christmas markets. Here are a few worth visiting...

Potted History Tours feature in Hong Kong-based travel publication

September 17, 2018

Last Sunday saw glorious weather in 100 Aker Wood, and a visit from Winnie the Pooh fans from the other side of the globe. Yuki, a journalist from Chinese publication U-Travel, came to visit Ashdown Forest along with her team,…

The Suffragettes in Tunbridge Wells

March 12, 2018

With 2018 being the centenary of (some) women finally winning the right to vote, and this being the week of International Women's Day, our blog entry explores the unique story of how the women of Tunbridge Wells contributed to the…

Goodbye Christopher Robin

October 22, 2017

I went to see 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' recently, successfully passing it off as 'research' for our wonderful Winnie the Pooh at Hundred Acre Wood tour in Ashdown Forest.