Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP19 8EH
New resident enquiries 01296 438 038
All other enquiries 01296 438 000

Aylesbury, the thriving county town of Buckinghamshire, sits on the edge of the beautiful Chiltern Hills in the Home Counties and its traditional market still survives from the 13th century, sitting comfortably alongside the town’s many modern facilities. With its prominent position on Gatehouse Road, Avondale offers a haven of calm and tranquility within private landscaped grounds, only a few minutes from Aylesbury’s bustling town centre. Avondale is also less than 20 minutes away from Haddenham, Thame and Wendover.

Opened in 2010, Avondale 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 Avondale 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 fully equipped gym, library, 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 Avondale are confident we are one of the leading care homes in Buckinghamshire. We would be delighted to show you our home, and should you decide to visit us, you will see the difference Avondale makes to the lives of our residents and families.

To arrange a visit, please either call our home manager, Shaun Canavan, or our client services manager, Jonathan Perez, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

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

World Chocolate Day

Wednesday 7th July 2021 - 2.00pm

To celebrate the tasty World Chocolate Day, we will be having a chocolate making session and will be offering chocolate bars to our residents.

National Tattoo Day

Saturday 17th July 2021

To celebrate National Tattoo Day, we will be setting up a tattoo stall where our residents can choose a temporary tattoo! They will come off after a good wash and will leave no trace – so what will you be choosing?

National Day of the Cowboy

Saturday 24th July 2021

To celebrate National Cowboy Day, we will be holding a selection of western themed activities for you to enjoy. We will be playing lots of country music, holding some competitive games of buckaroo, and even making cowboy cookies! The day will be topped off with a showing of a special John Wayne western. Yee-haw!

National Wine and Cheese Day

Sunday 25th July 2021 - 3.00pm

What better way to spend an afternoon than to have a wine and cheese party? This national day has given us the perfect opportunity to enjoy a selection of cheeses and a delicious tasting of wine. Cheers!

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01296 438 000 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

View the full Avondale activities listing

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Avondale: None

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News & Events at Avondale

Welcome to our summer 2021 edition of the Avondale Ace

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Avondale Prepares for the Annual Porthaven Garden Challenge

Date posted: 1st July 2021

With our eyes firmly set on this year’s annual Porthaven garden challenge, residents at Avondale took a trip out to a local garden centre. 

The garden challenge comes round every year and there is the opportunity to win prizes. Keen to pick a winner, our green-fingered residents explored options for the vegetable garden and searched high and low to find some special plants, with one resident spotting some beautiful purple and white-spotted petunias. 

Porthaven Looks to the Future Thanks to New Carbon Neutral Status

Date posted: 14th May 2021

In recent years, the topics of climate change, global warming and carbon emissions, amongst others, have been gaining more and more traction, with notable figures such as David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg speaking out about preserving the environment and changing our habits for the better for future generations.  At Porthaven, we understand our responsibility and […]

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Unveiling of Our Weeping Willow Memorial

Date posted: 10th May 2021

In March 2020, life as we know it altered dramatically and we have been working hard to provide our residents with a sense of normality whilst also continuing to provide high quality, person-centred care. In recognition of a challenging year and following a generous donation from one of our families, we wanted to do something […]

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