Glamping Sites in Sussex – Sumners Ponds

If you’re looking for glamping sites in Sussex and seeking a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, look no further than Sumners Ponds.

Sumners Ponds offers an idyllic glamping experience amidst the picturesque English countryside. Nestled in the heart of Sussex, Sumners Ponds boasts a variety of glamping accommodations, including Lakeside Lodges, B&B Shepherd’s Huts, Safari Tents, and the charming Robin’s Nest. 

Join us on a virtual tour of these fantastic glamping sites and discover the perfect retreat for your next getaway.

Glamping Sites in Sussex – The Allure of Sumners Ponds

At Sumners Ponds, the essence of glamping is redefined. With a backdrop of serene lakes and lush greenery, this site provides a unique opportunity to connect with nature without sacrificing comfort.

Lakeside Lodges at Sumners Ponds

Lodges: Where Luxury Meets Nature

Sumners Ponds’ Lakeside Lodges are a haven for those who crave a blend of luxury and natural beauty. These spacious accommodations are equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay.

Lodge Features

Iris and Lily Lodge are the two luxurious additions to Sumners Ponds. They both have three bedrooms and are positioned on the southeastern edge of Sumners Lake with stunning views overlooking the water. They are both comprised of an open plan kitchen/dining/lounge area, two shower rooms and toilet, three bedrooms and can sleep a maximum of six guests.

Outside and inside of the iris lodge at Sumners Ponds

Moorhen Lodge is a two-bedroom log cabin positioned on the north-western edge of Sumners Lake. The lodge comprises an open plan galley kitchen/dining/lounge area, bathroom and toilet, two bedrooms and can sleep a maximum of six guests with the use of the double sofa bed for two in the lounge.

Glamping Sites in Sussex | inside of moorhen lodge

Grebe Lodge is a two-bedroom log cabin positioned on the southwestern edge of Sumners Lake. The lodge comprises an open-plan galley kitchen/dining/lounge area, bathroom, two bedrooms and can sleep a maximum of four guests.

inside of grebe lodge

B&B Shepherd’s Huts: Cosy Retreats

For a cosy and intimate glamping experience, the Bed & Breakfast Shepherd’s Huts at Sumners Ponds are a perfect choice. These quaint, compact huts offer a snug retreat amidst the serene surroundings.

Shepherd’s Huts Charm

These quirky and beautifully handcrafted huts are ideal for a quick stop over or a romantic weekend away in the beautiful West Sussex countryside. The well renowned Sumners Breakfast at our wonderful Cafe by the Lake is included with each booking!

Glamping Sites in Sussex | inside of Gabriel Shepherd's Hut

Safari Tents: A Taste of Adventure

Experience an unrivalled atmosphere and comfort in Sumners Ponds’ Safari Tents. These spacious glamping tents provide a unique adventure for the whole family.

Safari Tent Experience

Willow’s & Swallow’s Hide is glamping at its finest and would tempt even the most reluctant campers. 

Sleeping up to 4 people (and a nest bedroom sleeping 2 more in Willow’s) means it is perfect for couples or families that love the camping experience but can’t live without a bit of luxury!

In Willow’s Hide, there is a large, open-plan kitchen and dining area, a cosy living area with a smart TV, as well as a spacious and modern shower room – it’s hard to remember you’re in a tent!

Glamping Sites in Sussex | The inside of Willow's Hide at Sumners Ponds

In Swallow’s Hide the living area is furnished with a sofa, tub chair, fold-up dining table and benches and a large log burner. A “smart” satellite television with catch-up services and free Wi-Fi.

Glamping Sites in Sussex | the inside of Swallow's Hide at Sumners Ponds

Robin’s Nest: A Romantic Getaway

If you’re looking for a romantic escape, Robin’s Nest is the answer. This charming cabin nestled among the trees is perfect for couples seeking seclusion and tranquillity.

Romantic Retreat

Perfect for anyone looking to relax, unwind and recharge their batteries. It is light and cosy with tasteful furnishing and is fully equipped to a high standard.

This mini lodge comes with a kitchenette and living area, a cosy double bed, and a modern shower room, not to mention your own fishing platform, BBQ, and seating area outside!

Glamping Sites in Sussex | the inside of Robin's Nest at Sumners Ponds

Glamping Activities

While at Sumners Ponds, you’ll never run out of things to do. From fishing and cycling to nature walks and birdwatching, there’s an activity for every type of traveller.

Booking Your Glamping Experience

Ready to embark on your glamping adventure? Booking your stay at Sumners Ponds is simple. Click here, select your preferred accommodation, and choose your dates! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Glamping Sites in Sussex – FAQs

Q: What is glamping?

A: Glamping is a luxurious form of camping that combines the comforts of a hotel stay with the beauty of nature.

Q: Can I bring my dog to Sumners Ponds?

A: Yes, Sumners Ponds is dog-friendly. Please check each accommodations web page for more information.

Q: Can I buy food at Sumners Ponds?

A: Yes, the Cafe by the Lake serves delicious meals and drinks with stunning views of Sumners Lake.

Q: Is Wi-Fi available at Sumners Ponds?

A: Yes, Wi-Fi is available in most areas of Sumners Ponds, so you can stay connected if needed.

Q: What is the best time to visit Sumners Ponds?

A: Sumners Ponds is a year-round destination, so whether you prefer basking in the summer sun or cosying up by the fire in the Autumn, we are here for you!

Sumners Ponds in Sussex beckons with its glamping charm. Whether you’re in search of a romantic getaway or a family adventure, this idyllic destination has it all. 

Book your stay now and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while enjoying the comforts of home!

Glamping Sites in Sussex – 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 



Quick Enquiry

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.