Play Pooh Sticks in East Anglia

East Anglia is full of stunning rivers that are just perfect for a friendly game of pooh sticks

Firstly, how to play pooh sticks...

Play Pooh Sticks in East Anglia

East Anglia is choca a block full of rivers and streams that are perfect for playing the odd game of pooh sticks!

The game is very simple, all you need is; a stick per person and a river with a current. You all start on one side of the bridge, take some time to memorise the characteristics of your stick, then the countdown begins. 5,4,3,2,1 and drop your stick into the water. You need to dash to the other side of your bridge to see who's stick makes it underneath and to the otherside first.

You can play with 2 or 12 people and it is always just as fun!

Keep reading to find out our best spots.

Our favourite places for a pooh sticks game!

Play Pooh Sticks in East Anglia

The River Waveney

A river that winds between Norfolk and Suffolk, full of wildlife and bridges perfect for pooh sticks. Head to Bungay or Beccles for the best spots.

Play Pooh Sticks in East Anglia

The River Cam, Cambridgeshire

Play Pooh Sticks in East Anglia

The River Stour, Suffolk

Fourty seven miles of winding river, the river stour runs through Suffolk into Essex and offers secluded riverside walks and great views. Our favourite bridge is one at Flatford Mill in Suffolk.

Play Pooh Sticks in East Anglia

The River Wensum, Norfolk

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