Gumber Camping Barn (formerly Gumber Bothy), Slindon Estate Yard, Slindon, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0RG
Gumber Camping Barn (Formerly known as Gumber Bothy) is a converted Sussex flint barn on a working sheep farm within the National Trust’s Slindon Estate. It provides simple overnight accommodation or camping for walkers, horse riders and cyclists, just off the South Downs Way, or a tranquil and remote location to get away from it all.
Five minutes’ walk from Stane Street, the Roman Road that crosses the South Downs Way at Bignor Hill, facilities include sleeping platforms in 3 dorms sleeping up to 25, basic kitchen and bathroom facilities, BBQ, drying room, bike racks, payphone. Wheelchair accessible (please phone for details). There is also a campsite available
Sorry, but as the Camping Barn is on a sheep farm, no dogs and most definitely NO CARS. Not suitable for under fives.
Photos: ©National Trust Images/John Miller, ©National Trust Images/Robert Morris.
or call Bothy Ranger on
OS Map LR197 or E121 GR 961 119. Nearest car park GR 973 129. No vehicular access. One mile off South Downs Way on Stane Street bridleway
Train stations, Arundel (urban) 5 miles, Amberley (rural) 5 miles, Chichester (8 miles). National Express stop at Chichester. Buses 84 and 85 from Chichester, stop at Fontwell and then it is a 3 mile walk to the Bothy. Taxi fare from Arundel to Northwood Farm is approx £10, followed by a 2 mile country walk.