Sumners Ponds
Sumners Ponds
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • rob l
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Peace and Calm at Sumners
    Just returned from a four-day stay at Sumner’s Pond. We stayed at Willows Hide. We arrived to a table laid with one of the best cakes I have ever eaten, farmyard eggs and milk and the cabin immaculately clean. The cafe by the lake also served gorgeous fresh food and coffee, the toilets were clean and ample with a lovely touch of piped birdsong just for fun. The flowers outside were beautiful throughout the ponds and were tended to expertly by Roy. Even though it is a haven for fishing, as non-anglers we thoroughly enjoyed it, simply as a restful bubble of calm. The dog wood was great for us to test out our sproodle’s recall too. The accessible walks through the grounds were interesting and the location allowed us easy access to Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills, the Silent Pool gin distillery just near Shere to the north. We absolutely loved our time at Sumners and are already planning our next stay there.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 July 2023
  • Lucyclover
    London, United Kingdom137 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place
    Another great stay at Sumners ponds, I don’t think you can fault this campsite. The grounds are well kept and the toilet facilities are excellent. Water and electric on your pitch. Cocktails at the cafe is a nice touch. Easy walk to the local pub. The only downside I can find is that our pitch backed into the road which leads to the fishing lakes, so from 6am there were cars driving up there which woke us up. They don’t drive up there slowly either. Great stay and we will be back!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Charlotte B
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best place ever!!
    This is our favourite place to come!! We have been 5 times now, we always stay in Lily lodge which is perfect, fishing from the decking and fully enclosed for our dogs. Hubby has caught quite a few fish, decent sized carps and breams so he’s always happy. The lodge has everything you could want or need, the cake, wine, eggs and condiments are such a lovely welcome. The meadow and wood are great areas for the dogs to let off some steam. The restaurant is dog friendly and welcoming. The staff cannot do enough for you here, everyone greets you with a smile. This time we also rented Grebe lodge as more of us came and this was a cosy, well equipped lodge, with a decking area. We can’t wait to come back in May.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 November 2023
  • James D
    Horsham, United Kingdom156 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good tasty main dishes
    There were 8 of us. We ate a variety of main dishes. All of us loved them in particular I was surprised by the crispness of the chunky chips which I normally don't like. The service was quick and all the meals were brought out at the same time which is not always teh same in every cafe/restaurant. Sorry forgot to take photos because we were chatting and eating great food.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 31 January 2024
  • Claire T
    29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good site with with great cafe.
    Two nights here in vans with friends. Pitch was big. Nice walks around the woods with the dogs and around the fishing ponds. Breakfast was excellent in the pretty cafe. Log burner made it very cosy. The staff are very nice. Toilets and showers very clean with plenty of hot water. Queens Head is a short walk away with good food.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 February 2024
  • Relax20251734307
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sumners ponds stay and fishing
    Sumners ponds is one of the cleanest friendliest campsites we use. The bait / tackle shop has a very good range of stock and the staff are very helpful and trusting. The last time I was there my bank card would not connect and the lady in the bait shop allowed me to take my purchase back to our motorhome and collect the cash so I could pay for it. There isn't any where else that we have been to that has done that before. Such lovely staff there. Sumners ponds will be one of our go to sites for years to come. Our next stay is in May, and we're so looking forward to it. See you then. Malcolm Hennem
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 April 2024
  • Jo and Phil
    Isle of Wight, United Kingdom12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous setting
    Just spent a week in Lilly Lodge, having stayed at Sumners for a number of years now and stayed in all of the lodges and Swallow's Hide. I have to say Lily was beautiful and is now the firm favourite. Peaceful and restful, thank you Sumners for a fabulous setting. Thank you to Luke (?) For getting my partners fishing gear out of the lake. Looking forward to our visit in June in Sallow's.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 April 2024
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Jo and Phil
Isle of Wight, UK12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Just spent a week in Lilly Lodge, having stayed at Sumners for a number of years now and stayed in all of the lodges and Swallow's Hide. I have to say Lily was beautiful and is now the firm favourite. Peaceful and restful, thank you Sumners for a fabulous setting. Thank you to Luke (?) For getting my partners fishing gear out of the lake. Looking forward to our visit in June in Sallow's.
Written 20 April 2024
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Relax20251734307
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Sumners ponds is one of the cleanest friendliest campsites we use. The bait / tackle shop has a very good range of stock and the staff are very helpful and trusting. The last time I was there my bank card would not connect and the lady in the bait shop allowed me to take my purchase back to our motorhome and collect the cash so I could pay for it. There isn't any where else that we have been to that has done that before. Such lovely staff there. Sumners ponds will be one of our go to sites for years to come. Our next stay is in May, and we're so looking forward to it. See you then.
Malcolm Hennem
Written 5 April 2024
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Claire T
Chicago29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Two nights here in vans with friends. Pitch was big. Nice walks around the woods with the dogs and around the fishing ponds. Breakfast was excellent in the pretty cafe. Log burner made it very cosy. The staff are very nice. Toilets and showers very clean with plenty of hot water. Queens Head is a short walk away with good food.
Written 25 February 2024
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James D
Horsham, UK156 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
There were 8 of us. We ate a variety of main dishes. All of us loved them in particular I was surprised by the crispness of the chunky chips which I normally don't like. The service was quick and all the meals were brought out at the same time which is not always teh same in every cafe/restaurant. Sorry forgot to take photos because we were chatting and eating great food.
Written 1 February 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Charlotte B
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
This is our favourite place to come!! We have been 5 times now, we always stay in Lily lodge which is perfect, fishing from the decking and fully enclosed for our dogs. Hubby has caught quite a few fish, decent sized carps and breams so he’s always happy. The lodge has everything you could want or need, the cake, wine, eggs and condiments are such a lovely welcome. The meadow and wood are great areas for the dogs to let off some steam. The restaurant is dog friendly and welcoming. The staff cannot do enough for you here, everyone greets you with a smile. This time we also rented Grebe lodge as more of us came and this was a cosy, well equipped lodge, with a decking area. We can’t wait to come back in May.
Written 20 November 2023
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Linda C
Fareham, UK4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
When we booked at the beginning of summer we asked for 2 camper vans to be together. When we arrived we found we were sort of together but with a road in between us. We had a dog with us and having a road between the 2 vans meant we had to be more vigilant with the dog as, she goes back and forth. The sight was also very crowded and there wasn’t much privacy . Not sure if we’d return
Written 9 September 2023
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Lucyclover
London, UK137 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Another great stay at Sumners ponds, I don’t think you can fault this campsite.
The grounds are well kept and the toilet facilities are excellent.
Water and electric on your pitch.
Cocktails at the cafe is a nice touch.
Easy walk to the local pub.
The only downside I can find is that our pitch backed into the road which leads to the fishing lakes, so from 6am there were cars driving up there which woke us up. They don’t drive up there slowly either.
Great stay and we will be back!
Written 19 August 2023
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Jim M
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Had some of the new cocktails on offer at Sumners Pounds cafe. Great value and delicious. Highly recommended.
Written 22 July 2023
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rob l
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Just returned from a four-day stay at Sumner’s Pond. We stayed at Willows Hide. We arrived to a table laid with one of the best cakes I have ever eaten, farmyard eggs and milk and the cabin immaculately clean. The cafe by the lake also served gorgeous fresh food and coffee, the toilets were clean and ample with a lovely touch of piped birdsong just for fun. The flowers outside were beautiful throughout the ponds and were tended to expertly by Roy. Even though it is a haven for fishing, as non-anglers we thoroughly enjoyed it, simply as a restful bubble of calm. The dog wood was great for us to test out our sproodle’s recall too. The accessible walks through the grounds were interesting and the location allowed us easy access to Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills, the Silent Pool gin distillery just near Shere to the north. We absolutely loved our time at Sumners and are already planning our next stay there.
Written 12 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

OB
London, UK14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
I stayed in pod 5 at sumners ponds during the last week of March 2023 for 3 nights. Having been fishing here many times as a kid it was great to take my girlfriend and get a taste of nostalgia. I would say that fishing on Sumners lake is overly tricky and as such I would only recommend for experienced carp fishermen as without a fair bit of experience iy will be hard to land the carp. The weather during my stay was terrible- strong winds and heavy rain throughout which was the opposite of ideal, yet did made for good fishing conditions. As a result I was able to land 3 carp to 20lbs 2oz which I was very happy with. All carp on this lake fight extremely hard, which made for great sport as even the smallest carp (around 7lbs) gave a good fight. If you plan to fish for carp I strongly advise not putting in too much bait and avoid spodding as this seemed to kill the swim of other anglers who took this approach- instead stick to bags and loose feed from throwing sticks as this had great results for me! The pod was fantastic. Clean, warm and cozy with the fishing swim in great condition also, making it near impossible to fault. Something that really stood out was the exceptional service I received from Debbie in the reception, as her friendly and cheerful attitude set a positive tone for our stay, and she remained a delight throughout. If you are a somewhat experienced fisherman looking for an ideal weekend to spend with your partner where you can fish while still keeping them in comfort- pod 5 and sumners ponds as a whole is a great shout!
Written 31 March 2023
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