Camping Pods at Sumners Ponds

Camping Pods | Camping pod at Sumners Ponds

If you’re looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and want to immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature, camping pods at Sumners Ponds offer an idyllic retreat. 

Located in the heart of West Sussex, England, Sumners Ponds has gained a reputation for providing a secluded camping experience in their cosy camping pods. 

In this article, we’ll explore what makes camping pods at Sumners Ponds perfect for you and why they should be at the top of your list for your next outdoor adventure.

Sumners Ponds Camping Pods

Camping pods, often referred to as glamping pods (short for glamorous camping), have become a popular choice for travellers seeking a unique and comfortable outdoor experience. 

These innovative structures combine the rustic charm of traditional camping with the comfort and convenience of a cabin, making them perfect for nature enthusiasts of all kinds.

The Pods are equipped with two plug sockets, a heater, a lamp and lights. A carpeted floor allows a great level surface for your airbed. Bring everything you would normally bring to camp minus your tent. No need to pack away a wet tent at the end of your trip!

A Cosy Nest in Nature

One of the primary appeals of camping pods is their cosiness. These compact yet well-designed pods provide a snug and inviting space where you can relax and unwind. 

Whether you’re a solo adventurer, a couple seeking a romantic getaway, or a family looking for an outdoor bonding experience, camping pods cater to all.

All-Weather Comfort

No need to worry about unpredictable weather conditions. Camping pods at Sumners Ponds are constructed to withstand the elements.

Rain or shine, you can enjoy a comfortable stay without the hassles of traditional camping.

Camping Pods | Camping pod at Sumners Ponds

Sumners Ponds: Where Nature Meets Luxury

Now, let’s delve into what sets Sumners Ponds apart when it comes to camping pods.

The Location

Sumners Ponds’ prime location is the key to its allure. Nestled amidst the breathtaking West Sussex countryside, the site is surrounded by lush greenery and picturesque lakes. The peaceful ambience makes it the perfect place to escape the city chaos and reconnect with nature.

Diverse Camping Pod Options

Sumners Ponds offers a range of camping pod options to suit your needs and preferences.

  • Garden Pods, which come with their very own private garden area of Sumners Ponds (Small Pod 2 and Family Pod 1).
  • Lakeside Pod 5 is located on Sumners Lake.
  • Lakeside Pods 3 & 6 are both located on Farm Pond.
  • Lakeside Family Pod 4 (Only suitable for basic/beginner float fishing) is also located within its own Lagoon on the Farm Pond.

All Pods come with their own enclosed area, and Lakeside Pods include an exclusive swim for fishing.

Camping Pods | Camping pod at Sumners Ponds

Amenities That Enhance Your Stay

What truly elevates the Sumners Ponds camping pod experience is the array of amenities provided:

Private Deck: Most pods have their own private deck, offering a serene spot to sip your morning coffee, fish, or stargaze at night.

Toilet & Shower Blocks: There are two high-quality toilet and shower blocks with a washing-up and laundry area located at both. Both blocks are disabled accessible and have suitable facilities. These blocks are open all the time to campers.

The Cafe by the Lake: positioned on the beautiful Sumners Lake at Sumners Ponds in the quaint picturesque village of Barns Green. We are open to all, including day visitors.

Activities and Explorations

Beyond the cosy confines of your camping pod, Sumners Ponds offers a plethora of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Fishing: The well-stocked lakes are perfect for fishing enthusiasts. Spend a relaxing day by the water, waiting for your next catch.

Walking Trails: Explore the beautiful walking trails that wind through the countryside. It’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature’s beauty.

Dog Walks: Whether you want to walk your dog around Sumners Ponds and onto The South Downs or want to book a slot in our Dog Meadow or Dog Wood, Sumners Ponds welcomes your four-legged friend!

Camping Pods | Dog meadow at Sumners Ponds

Camping Pods at Sumners Ponds

In conclusion, camping pods at Sumners Ponds offer a unique and luxurious way to experience the wonders of nature. Whether you’re a seasoned camper or new to outdoor adventures, these pods provide a comfortable and memorable escape from the ordinary. 

Surrounded by serene landscapes, Sumners Ponds camping pods are the perfect choice for your next getaway.

So, why wait? Embrace the serenity of nature and book your camping pod at Sumners Ponds today. It’s time to create unforgettable memories in the heart of the Sussex countryside.

Camping Pods – 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 



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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.