Lincroft Meadow


The Moors, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2AA
New resident enquiries 01865 950597
All other enquiries 01865 950500

Ideally located just off the junction of Banbury Road and The Moors, sits Porthaven’s care home in Kidlington, England’s largest village. As well as providing excellent care for the residents of Kidlington, being less than five miles away from Summertown, Woodstock and the bustling heart of Oxford, Lincroft Meadow is a very popular home for many residents of surrounding villages, towns and cities.

Lincroft Meadow 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 ensures our home is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Porthaven’s 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 café, cinema, hairdressing salon, leisure and wellness room and 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 garden for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercising.

We would be delighted to meet you, show you around and discuss how we are able to assist you or your loved one.

To arrange a visit, please either call our home manager, Elaine Ratcliffe, or our client services manager, Karen Fitzgerald, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

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

Food Around the World Taster

Thursday 8th August 2019 - 2.30pm

Every second Thursday of the month, between 2.30pm–3.30pm, we host our ‘Food around the World’ taster session. The residents and their visitors come together in the bistro to try a range of foods from different countries and at August’s session, we will be tasting foods from South Africa.

Pottery Class

Wednesday 14th August 2019 - 2.30pm

Our residents at Lincroft Meadow will warmly welcome another visit from Mitch the potter. This session will definitely be one to note in your diary as Mitch will help our residents make beautiful clay pieces including flower pots, tiles and decorations to hang in their rooms.

Floral Arrangement Class

Friday 23rd August 2019 - 2.00pm

With our first vegetable and flower show looming, our residents will be busy making their very own floral arrangements for the show. Who will win those colourful rosettes on the day?

Vegetable and Flower Show

Monday 26th August 2019 - 2.00–4.00pm

To show off all of the lovely flowers and vegetables we have been growing, Lincroft Meadow is holding its very first Vegetable and Flower Show. We’ll be handing out rosettes on the day so to be in with a chance of winning one, join us and bring along your prize vegetables or your fanciest floral arrangements and enter them into the competition. We can’t wait to see all the beautiful flowers and veg that will be entered into the competition – it’s going to be a great day!

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01865 950500 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

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News & Events at Lincroft Meadow

Welcome to our Summer 2019 edition of the Lincroft Meadow Matters

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Summer Fete is a Great Success

Date posted: 30th July 2019

We held our brilliant summer fete on Saturday 6th July which saw all of our residents, their families, staff and members from the local community coming together to enjoy the warmer weather and peruse the stalls we had on offer. As it was outside, we had garden games for everyone to play such as a […]

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Aromatherapy Week

Date posted: 28th June 2019

To celebrate Aromatherapy Week, our residents had a great time making their own soap. They could choose between making either lavender or sweet pea soup and it was a very messy affair. Both lavender and sweet pea are known for their therapeutic benefits and it was a great experience creating something that residents could take […]

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Lincroft Meadow Residents Enjoy Special Springtime Walk

Date posted: 28th May 2019

Residents from Lincroft Meadow enjoyed a day trip to see the bluebells in the woods in Tackley recently. For one resident, Kathy, the trip was extra special as it was the first time Kathy had ever been in a wood. All of our residents enjoyed the walk and thought the bluebells were just fantastic.

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