Astbury Mere Care Home


Newcastle Road, Astbury, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4HP
New resident enquiries 01260 296 779
All other enquiries 01260 296 789

Bordering the historic mill town of Congleton and the delightful village of Astbury in the heart of East Cheshire, Astbury Mere enjoys a truly enviable position. Whilst only a few minutes drive from the centre of town, the home enjoys a leafy setting adjacent to the natural open beauty of Astbury Mere Country Park. Astbury Mere is also less than 20 minutes away from Biddulph, Kidsgrove and Sandbach.

Opened in 2010, Astbury Mere provides 24 hour residential, nursing, dementia and respite care for the elderly in an elegant and spacious home incorporating numerous thoughtful and practical features which ensure Astbury Mere is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Our expertly trained and professional staff are dedicated to the care, comfort and dignity of all our residents, with special emphasis given to promoting independence, privacy, respect and wellbeing.

All residents benefit from living in a caring environment with generously appointed private bedrooms with en suite wetrooms, and plentiful communal living areas including sitting rooms, restaurants, a hairdressing salon, a leisure and wellness room and a private dining room for special family occasions.

In keeping with our unique and award winning leisure and wellness philosophy, our residents also benefit from our private and secure landscaped gardens for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercising.

All of us at Astbury Mere are confident we are one of the leading care homes in Cheshire. We would be delighted to show you our home, and should you decide to visit us, you will see the difference Astbury Mere makes to the lives of our residents and families.

To arrange a visit, please call our home manager, Emma Harding, our client services manager, Adriana Jaracz, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

Below are a selection of upcoming activities at Astbury Mere. For the full listing, please click here.

Switching on the Christmas lights

Wednesday 1st December 2021 - 4.00pm | 4.15pm

Residents will be able to gather around the entrance on each floor for a delightful, festive evening as we switch on the lights. We will be turning on the first floor lights at 4.00pm and the ground floor lights will follow at 4.15pm.

Trip to Clonter Opera House

Tuesday 7th December 2021 - Leaving 2.00pm

This December, we will visiting Clonter Opera House to enjoy afternoon tea and a live Christmas performance.

Silk Brass Band

Wednesday 15th December 2021 - 6.45pm

Residents will be able to see the Silk Brass Band play live from their windows or wrap up warm and head outside. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served to keep you warm!

Staff and residents party

Friday 17th December 2021 - 2.30pm–6.30pm

Residents and staff will be able to enjoy a festive party complete with live entertainment and a delightful Christmas buffet. The night will be finishing with a candlelight carol singalong. Christmas parties will be held on both floors from 2.30pm to 6.30pm.

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01260 296 789 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

View the full Astbury Mere activities listing

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Astbury Mere: None

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News & Events at Astbury Mere

Welcome to our autumn 2021 edition of the Astbury Mere Article

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Astbury Mere Care Home achieves ‘highly commended’ in RHS North West in Bloom Awards

Date posted: 25th November 2021

Astbury Mere Care Home in Congleton achieved ‘highly commended’ for our wheelbarrow submitted in the RHS North West in Bloom awards. The North West in Bloom awards are a celebration of environmental competitions within the United Kingdom, which aim to create and maintain attractive environments that benefit both residents and visitors alike. This year, the […]

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What a Hoot!

Date posted: 25th October 2021

On Friday 15th October, Pamela Graham from Owl Friends visited our residents at Astbury Mere care home, located in Congleton. During the visit, residents were given the chance to hold and touch the birds, and learn about their new-feathered friends. Pamela taught our residents interesting facts about the owls, their personalities and her experiences hand-rearing them. […]

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Oh We Do Like to be Beside the Seaside!

Date posted: 25th October 2021

Residents at Astbury Mere have the opportunity to choose from a variety of different day trips and they recently enjoyed a trip to New Brighton. As autumn is approaching, Beryl was embracing the last part of the summer on New Brighton Beach. She reminisced about her past holidays away with family and enjoyed feeling the sand beneath her toes. 

The whole group stopped for traditional fish and chips before heading back to our home. It was a fantastic day out enjoyed by all!