Gumber Camping Barn and Campsite

Gumber Farm, Slindon, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0RN
A view of Gumber campsite and barn, Slindon
A view of Gumber campsite and barn, Slindon
A view of the inside of the camping barn at Gumber, Slindon
A view of the toilet block at Gumber campsite, Slindon
The campfire at Gumber, Slindon
Barley and poppies, Slindon Estate, West Sussex
A view of Gumber campsite and barn, Slindon A view of Gumber campsite and barn, Slindon A view of the inside of the camping barn at Gumber, Slindon A view of the toilet block at Gumber campsite, Slindon The campfire at Gumber, Slindon Barley and poppies, Slindon Estate, West Sussex

At-a-glance details

  • Type of accommodation Tents Camping barn
  • No of places / pitches20
  • Seasons
    15 March 2019 - 4 November 2019
  • Minimum stay1 night(s)
  • Dogs welcome per pitch0

About Gumber Camping Barn and Campsite

A pretty camping ground on a working Sussex sheep farm.

Gumber Bothy Bunkbarn and Campsite provides an interesting array of accommodation. As well as a pretty, rural camping ground, the site is home to a simple bothy. This converted flint barn benefits from toilets, showers, sleeping dorms, a kitchen, a BBQ, bike racks, a pay phone and drying room. Visitors to the campsite have access to the same facilities, apart from the sleeping dorms.

With no cars allowed on site, you’ll never be disturbed by traffic noise and free to relax with just the sound of birdsong disturbing the quiet.

Keen walkers are in for a treat with over 25 miles of dedicated walking routes, including the South Downs Way and the Monarch’s Way, easily accessible from the campsite, make the most of this beautiful area and explore it on foot.

Enquire and book

Call 01243 814484

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9:00 - 16:00

Email gumberbothy@nationaltrust.org.uk

Features and facilities

  • BBQ available
  • Campfires allowed available
  • Showers available
  • Toilets available
  • Washing-up area available

Additional Information

Notes for guests

Parking: The camping barn and campsite are a two-mile walk from the nearest car park at Bignor Hill or Northwood (grid ref SU 959098) and there is no vehicle access to the site.

Electricity: The site does not have electricity so there are no fridge or freezer facilities. Please bring torches as the site can be very dark at night.

Please note we ask that our visitors are considerate to their neighbours at all times, but ‘quiet please’ between 10pm and 7am. 

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 Acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level. Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose, safe and clean. Running water and a WC are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities (details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage). Bedding, linen and towels are supplied (with a few exceptions, which is again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. Generally a 1 acorn cottage does not have wifi. Examples of a 1 acorn offer include Cartref, Wales and Rosedene, Worcestershire.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high sleeps to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 acorn cottages have wifi and, similar to a 1 Acorn cottage, the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic in their offer. All 2 (and higher) Acorn cottages supply bedding, linen and towels. Examples of a 2 acorn offer include Engine Cottage, Cornwall and High Hallgarth, Cumbria.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small sized kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage. Examples of a 3 acorn cottage include the Mustard Pot Cottage, Norfolk and Rose Cottage, Isle of Wight.

4 Acorn: these cottage have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally it is likely to have added comfort extras. The ratio of bathrooms to guests will be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers as opposed to over bath showers. Examples of a 4 Acorn offer include Portland House, Dorset and Stepper View, Cornwall.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage. This is the highest offer available. The furniture is of high standard, and has real comfort for modern living. Examples of a 5 Acorn cottage include The Old Rectory, South Wales and West Gate Lodge, Yorkshire.

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