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Camping sites near me | Sumners Ponds Family Field

Are you looking for ‘camping sites near me’ for your next outdoor adventure? Look no further! We pride ourselves on being the premier choice for campers in the area, and for good reason.

We even recently won Silver at the Camping and Caravanning park of the year at the Beautiful South Tourism Awards!

In this blog, we outline a few reasons why we believe we are the best campsite and fishery in Sussex for your camping trip!


Our campsite is a great spot for a short or long holiday break! We have easy car and caravan access and lots of things to do like walking, fishing, and sightseeing, so everyone can find something to enjoy. A short 10-minute cycle ride takes you to the Downs Link and Southwater Country Park. The seaside town of Brighton is only a 35min drive by car and London a 45min train journey from Christ’s Hospital train station. ‘Camping near me’ has never been easier! 

We are also dog friendly, and with our two secure dog exercise paddocks, your four-legged friends can run around to their heart’s content!


We provide a variety of services and amenities to make your camping experience as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. 

Sumners Ponds has electrical hook-ups on all our pitches (except for Rally Field) with Ribbon Park boasting running water too. We also have 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 year to campers. 

We stock various sizes of Calor Gas and Camping Gaz. Bottles can be purchased by a like-for-like swap only from reception. We also stock gas bottles suitable for small camping stoves that can also be purchased from reception.

Complimentary WiFi is available at The Cafe by the Lake and at the outside seating area to all our customers.


Safety is a top priority at our campsite. Sumners Ponds has well-lit pathways, on-site wardens 24/7, security cameras, and life bouys on every lake and on every accommodation.


We strive for a spotless campsite, and our staff do all they can to keep the premises and grounds looking great. This entails frequently cleaning and sanitising bathrooms as well as keeping the grounds tidy. 

Customer service.

Our friendly and helpful staff are always ready to help with anything you need during your stay. We are devoted to giving great service and ensuring a wonderful trip for our campers. So whether it’s a question or just a chat, they’re there for you! 

Variety of campsites.

At Sumners Ponds, we have multiple camping sites to suit different needs and tastes. From more secluded areas to ones that are great for families, we have something for everyone. 

If you’re looking to pitch your tent near a fishing lake, we can also help you with that too!


Our campsites are priced competitively, enabling all to experience nature. Plus, with a range of campsite selections, you can pick the one that suits your finances.

Camping sites near me, Sumners Ponds

Overall, we believe our family-friendly, couple-friendly, and dog-friendly campsite is the best choice for you. Our location, facilities, and dedication to safety and service guarantee an amazing camping experience. Don’t hesitate to book now and begin your outdoor journey!

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.