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 call our home manager, Elaine Ratcliffe, our client services manager, Suzanne Morgan 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.


Thursday 9th January 2020 - 11:00am

ZooLab’s visits are always informative, educational and interactive which is why we love their visits so much! Join us for this hands-on session and see what the rangers bring with them for residents to see, hold and learn about.

Champagne Enterprise

Thursday 16th January 2020 - 2:00pm

We are very excited to welcome Val from Champagne Enterprise into Lincroft Meadow to perform for our residents. Val is an amazing singer and our residents are sure to love her.

Art Around the World

Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 2:00pm

For this month’s Art around the World activity, we will be creating some Aboriginal artwork. This activity is a great way for the residents to experience the artistic styles from many different cultures and to learn new skills.

Memory Café

Thursday 30th January 2020 - 2:00pm

Our Memory Café is where we get an entertainer in to perform for our residents and we serve tea and cake afterwards. This month, we are delighted to welcome back James Crowdry, who will be performing ‘A Night at the Musicals’ with songs and costumes from many different films and shows.

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 Winter 2019-20 edition of the Lincroft Meadow Matters

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Lincroft Meadow Festival of Lights

Date posted: 8th January 2020

To kick off the holiday season, we held a Festival of Lights in our beautifully decorated Christmas marquee. If you visited us over Christmas, you would have seen how well the team had decorated it and it was the perfect setting for our event. With the help of Suzy, group leisure and wellness manager, and […]

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Armistice Day Commemorations

Date posted: 3rd December 2019

In honour of Armistice Day this year, our residents made some poppies out of the bottom of plastic bottles. Pictured is our resident Ann as she paints one of the poppies red getting it ready to be placed with the others on our fantastic poppy wall.

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Regular Visitors to the Lincroft Meadow Gym

Date posted: 30th October 2019

We have a new home gym which has been a real hit with many of our residents who are keen to maintain their fitness and mobility. The gym is used regularly by Tom who is seen here riding the bike. Tom comes in every Tuesday along with his friend John to assist him on the […]

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