However, the St Ives Tea Rooms at the farm next door seems to have an impregnable power over visitors to this place, who gravitate helplessly towards the flowerfilled tea gardens for scones and jam at least once in their trip. If you've stayed at St Ives Farm campsite, please take a minute to tell us about your experience. Very friendly owner David who supplies logs for campfires.
So, it’s three cheers for Pooh and for St Ives Farm, too. Every month, one lucky reviewer will be picked at random to win a £100 voucher, courtesy of our recommended retailer Blacks. Great little site that we visit every year with a large group. But there is no attempt at recycling and the bins were overflowing from when we arrived on Sunday to leaving Wednesday morning.
As the refuse and shower/toilet facilities are the only things needing maintaining it seems a wasted opportunity not to do so regularly. A good relaxing break but wouldn't go back unless the facilities were updated a bit.
We have just returned from a lovely weekend at this campsite.
What’s not known is if he ever chose to stay at St Ives Farm, a quiet, idyllic countryside campsite just outside Hartfield, the village where A. The old sweetshop where Christopher Robin used to buy ‘bulls eyes’ survives to this day, re-named as Pooh Corner and now does a roaring trade in cream teas, pots of honey and general ‘Pooh-phernalia’.
You can also pick up a map that will direct you to all the haunts frequented by the loveable yellow bear himself, including 100 Acre Wood, Galleon’s Leap and Poohsticks Bridge.Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results.For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.The whole place does have a nice laid back vibe as someone else mentioned. We enjoyed a cream tea at Pooh Corner in nearby Hartfield, and a fun afternooon at Groombridge Place with its Enchanted Wood full of outdoor activities.We have lots of beautiful memories of blue tits perching on our guy ropes and of eating dinner outdoors admiring the views and our campfire.However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.