Embers Polesden Lacey, National Trust Campsite Surrey

Embers Polesden Lacey is our very own hidden gem. Within striking distance of London, set within a stunning National Trust estate in the Surrey Hills and surrounded by 1,400 acres of renowned natural beauty, there’s so much to do onsite such as a volley ball game or explore on the estate when camping with us.

A kids playpark is next to the campsite or wander down the many trails from the campsite into the Surrey Hills - nature at its best!

What We Offer at Embers Polesden Lacey, National Trust Campsite Surrey

What's on site

National Trust entry is included in the camping fees - a great benefit to staying at Embers Polesden Lacey! You can visit the house and stunning rose gardens, forests and a kids wooden playpark is next to the campsite.

There is a large area in the centre of the site to play volley ball, game of football or cricket with the family. New this season is table tennis - great for kids to play amongst each other!

The facilities have been tastefully designed in an oak framed building with shower and washrooms which even come with underfloor heating, offering a little taste of luxury. Be sure to visit The Embers Snack Bar serving coffees, delicious hot food, beer, wine and all your snack & drink essentials. And what would camping be without a campfire, with each pitch with its very own fire basket to toast your marshmallows into a delicious melting treat.

You'll feel refreshed ready to take on the day ahead with these outdoor comforts.

Wine, beer, hot food and coffee at the embers snack bar

New to Embers this year is selling chilled beer, wine and mixers such as G&T and Pimms.  A great way to start your holiday with a cold beverage after a long journey.

Our famous stone-fired pizzas are freshly made on site and individually fired. Available via pre-ordering before you arrive on site - keep an eye out for an email for pre-orders, about 5 days before you arrive on site and sell out so book early.

Wake up in the morning and enjoy a cheese toastie or croissant from the Embers Snack Bar, which stocks all the drink & snack essentials - freshly ground barista coffee to super creamy ice-cream, snacks and ice-cold drinks essential for those hot summer days during your stay.

Polesden Lacey house and wider estate

At Embers Polesden Lacey, we are proud to offer the unique experience of camping in the Surrey Hills at one of England’s most beautiful National Trust properties.

National Trust entry is included in the camping fees - a great benefit to staying at Embers Polesden Lacey!

As our campsite is close to the centre of the estate, a short stroll away is the majestic House and Gardens, open daily from 10am to 5pm. The House provided the ultimate location for renowned socialite Margaret Greville to entertain the Edwardian high society in the early 1900's, even attended by Kings and Queens of the day. A map of the house and gardens can be found here.

Local Attractions


Denbies Vineyard Train Tour

Denbies Wine Estate, near Dorking, Surrey, has the largest vineyard in England, with 265 acres under vines, representing more than 10 per cent of the plantings in the whole of the United Kingdom. Embers have partnered with the estate to offer a camping plus outdoor vineyard train tour, the perfect way to find out about how English wines are making their name throughout the world.

Buckland Park Lake

With a pristine 50-acre lake surrounded by mature woodland, Buckland Park Lake is a great base for a memorable outing in nature. Take a stroll along their nature trails, enjoy lunch at their onsite restaurant, The Reverie, with elevated views over the lake, or book a paddleboard session with The Surrey Hills Adventure Company (The SHAC).

Bocketts Farm

A working family farm in Fetcham surrounded by the beautiful Surrey countryside. A fantastic day out for the whole family with animals to feed, tractor and pony rides, pig racing and play areas.

For a full interactive map with more information and other attractions, please click here.

local pubs

Specially chosen for their individual charm, these pubs are some of our favourites which serve local seasonal food and are sure to give you a warm welcome!

The King William IV - panoramic views of Mole Valley, often described as ‘Surrey’s best kept secret’.

Stepping Stones - within walking distance, a gastropub serving local produce.

The Plough Effingham - friendly atmosphere with beautifully presented and tasty food, your local pub with a large pub garden. Embers customers get 10% off their total bill when showing their Embers wristband!

Ye Olde Windsor Castle - typical English pub serving traditional dishes.

Directions, Check-in and Parking

Directions, Check-in and Parking

As the campsite is found within the unspoilt National Trust Polesden Lacey Estate, cars can only enter the campsite after 5pm for setting up camp.  If you arrive between the hours of 2pm to 5pm, we’ve got handy wheelbarrows which you’re welcome to use to transport your tent to site to set up camp. It’s around a 10-minute walk from the drop off point to the campsite.  Alternatively, you are welcome to park up and explore the Polesden Lacey estate before driving down all your gear down to site after 5 pm. Cars are then parked overnight in the main National Trust Car Park.  Check out is 11am on the day of your departure.

Due to our site's secluded and private location, we recommend using What3Words to guide you directly to the campsite entrance. Simply follow the link below to take you directly to What3Words, you can then select a google map or navigation of your choice to guide you straight to the campsite entrance: 

What3Words Directions - CLICK HERE

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