Alan Vaughan and his family, having run this traditional rural free house for around 30 years,…
Sumners Ponds Fishery & Campsite
“Farm diversification at it's best – pods, huts, touring and lakeside cafe” - AA Inspector
BARNS GREEN, WEST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
Dedication to provide high quality camping continues at this working farm set in attractive surroundings on the edge of the quiet village of Barns Green. There are three touring areas – one continues to develop and includes extra hardstandings, and another, which has a stunning modern toilet block, has excellent pitches on the banks of one of the well-stocked fishing lakes. For a glamping holiday there are wooden pods, impressive, fully-equipped safari tents, lodges, shepherd's huts and two luxury cabins – all enjoy a fabulous lakeside setting. A secluded family-only field (with hook ups and fire pits) is located close to woodland and a lake. There are many cycle paths and two dog-walking fields on site and the woodland walk has direct access to miles of footpaths. The excellent Café by the Lake has alfresco seating on a waterside pontoon and serves meals from breakfast onwards. Horsham and Brighton are within easy reach.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Licensed Bar
- Ice pack facility
- Fast food/takeaway
- Picnic Area
- Shop onsite
- Wifi available
- Baby bathing/changing
- Motorvan service point
- Calor Gas
- Camping Gaz
- Toilet fluid
- Open all year
- Total Touring Pitches: 86
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
- Tent Pitches Available
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About the area
Discover West Sussex
Divided from East Sussex back in 1888, West Sussex is so typically English that to walk through its landscape will feel like a walk through the whole country. Within its boundaries lies a wide variety of landscape and coastal scenery, but it is the spacious and open South Downs with which the county is most closely associated.
In terms of walking, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Studying the map reveals a multitude of routes – many of them to be found within the boundaries of the South Downs National Park – and an assortment of scenic long-distance trails leading towards distant horizons; all of them offer a perfect way to get to the heart of ‘Sussex by the sea,’ as it has long been known. If you enjoy cycling with the salty tang of the sea for company, try the ride between Chichester and West Wittering. You can vary the return journey by taking the Itchenor ferry to Bosham.
West Sussex is renowned for its many pretty towns, of course. Notably, there is Arundel, littered with period buildings and dominated by the castle, the family home of the Duke of Norfolk, that dates back nearly 1,000 years.
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