5 reasons why camping pods are a great staycation

camping pods | sumners ponds camping pod

If you’ve not heard of camping pods before, then we’re here to tell you all about them and why they’re a great staycation!

In short, camping pods are a more back-to-basic form of glamping. When staying in one of Sumners Ponds’ pods, you will get lockable double doors, carpeted flooring, an electric heater, lighting, and the use of a double socket. 

Because it’s more back to basics than our other glamping accommodation, you will need to bring your own bedding, including a mattress or camp bed, cooking equipment, and anything else you may need for your staycation!

We love this kind of stay as you will always be cosy, and you won’t have to pack a tent away at the end of your visit!

With each pod, you will also get a small decking area, with a picnic table, which can be used as a seating and cooking area. And, the Lakeside Pods include an exclusive swim for fishing! The use of the shower blocks and electricity is also included. 

1. Camping Pods – Close to nature

Staying in a camping pod offers a great and unique opportunity to experience the beauty of nature up close. 

Our camping pods are dotted around Sumners Ponds, with beautiful views of our lakes and woodland. This allows you to really switch off and enjoy what nature has to offer. 

You can wake up to the sounds of birds singing, breathe in the fresh air, and appreciate the natural surroundings, which can be incredibly refreshing and rejuvenating.

2. Camping Pods – Unique experience

Camping pods in Sussex offer a memorable experience that differs from your traditional camping! 

If you like camping but get deterred by the unpredictable English weather, having to set up and pack away, or being cold, then camping pods are perfect.

When booking a camping pod, you will also be getting the use of the personal decking area, which you can fish from. Making it perfect for anglers who are looking to get away and have a fishing holiday, or a couple who are trying out fishing for the first time.

3. Camping Pods – Affordable

A staycation in a camping pod is a more affordable option when booking a holiday. They provide a budget-friendly option for enjoying a getaway without breaking the bank. 

If you’re looking to save money on accommodation while still having an enjoyable experience, camping pods can be an excellent choice.

5. Camping Pods – Cosy and warm

Because camping pods are snug, functional, and secure and allow for a secure place to unwind and sleep, they’re perfect for people who are looking for a holiday by themselves or with a loved one.

Our camping pods are carpeted, and we provide a heater, so you won’t have to worry about being cold in the cooler months!

You won’t be left without charge on your phone, or any of your other necessities as all our camping pods have a double socket. This means you can have a comfortable stay, whilst maintaining the rustic, back-to-basics camping feel.

Sumners Ponds Campsite and Fishery

Sumners Ponds Fishery and Campsite in West Sussex is a unique and beautiful spot set in the tranquil countryside amongst 100 acres of lakes, woodland, and pasture.

Perfect for a family holiday, a couple’s retreat, or a short break to recoup. Sumners Ponds has many different types of accommodation, from camping and caravan sites to pods, from lodges with fishing to shepherd’s huts, from safari tents to family fields!

The campsite itself boasts high-quality campsite facilities, acres of woodland, a working farm, and fishing lakes. All this in a beautiful and secluded setting which is perfect for just relaxing, or for the more active, exploring the many footpaths and safe cycleways within and around the site.

Our campsite and all accommodations are dog-friendly, which means you can have your four-legged friend right beside you!

We also have The Cafe by the Lake, which is our restaurant and bar that is open to both those staying on-site and the general public. We aim to provide the highest standard of food and service.

Book your stay today: 

Tel: 01403 732539 

Online: https://sumnersponds.co.uk/staying-at-sumners/ 

Email: bookings@sumnersponds.co.uk 

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Disabled Friendly

Sumners Ponds is a accessible fishery for those with a disability. The best lakes to fish are either Farm Pond or Betty’s Lake.

Farm Pond has a purpose built accessible platform with a ramp from the ajoining car park. This spaceous decked area has three large swims which are all disabled priority. The car park for this lake is directly next to the closest fishing swims so there is not far to travel with your equipment.

Betty’s Lake has two disabled parking areas which are very close to the nearest wood-chipped swims.