Penhurst Gardens

Chipping Norton

New Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5ED
(Sat Navs OX7 5LL)
New resident enquiries 01608 698055
All other enquiries 01608 698100

Located in the world famous ‘area of outstanding natural beauty’, the Cotswolds, Chipping Norton is the setting for Penhurst Gardens Care Home. Steeped in tradition and heritage, Chipping Norton has a picture postcard setting with Cotswold stone architecture and is surrounded by rolling countryside.

Our care home is situated just five minutes’ walk from the thriving High Street, set back in a tranquil and idyllic enclave on the former Penhurst School site on New Street. Nearby towns and villages like Woodstock, Burford, Witney, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Banbury are all within easy reach.

Opened in December 2016, Penhurst Gardens 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 Penhurst Gardens is able to meet the changing needs of our 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 at Penhurst Gardens 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, 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 gardens for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercise.

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

To arrange a visit please call our home manager, Michelle Daly, our client services manager, Mark Young or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

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

Easter Egg Hunt


A yearly favourite for the young or old, our residents seem to have a natural ability to hunt down chocolate! Following clues and assisted by their furry little helpers – our carers dressed up in Easter bunny outfits – residents will be given fun clues to find their chocolate prizes! A small party with cupcakes and other sweet treats will be enjoyed in the Bistro alongside tea, coffee and extravagant Easter hats!

Residents Meeting

Wednesday 14th April 2021 - Both Floors

Residents will be focussing on and planning elements of the spring and summer activities at the home. This month we are focussing on planning new outings and working on winning the Garden Challenge. The residents meeting is always a great opportunity to chat about any suggestions or concerns and is lead by for residents for the residents.

St George’s Day Feast and Celebrations

Friday 23rd April 2021 - 2.30pm

We are feasting in celebration of St George’s day in the Bistro. Residents will be wining and dining in the spirit of St George’s, enjoying Morris dancing to help ward off the dragons and a Punch and Judy show as theatre whilst feasting like medieval knights, kings and queens.

The Cotswolds Animal Park and Gardens Outing

Thursday 29th April 2021

Safe from monkeys and other creatures, residents will enjoy and drive through this iconic wildlife park.

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01608 698100 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

View the full Penhurst Gardens activities listing

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Penhurst Gardens: None

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News & Events at Penhurst Gardens

Welcome to our spring 2021 edition of the Penhurst Gardens Post

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Minibus Trips Resume at Porthaven Care Homes

Date posted: 9th March 2021

We were as thrilled as our residents were to see the minibuses back in action this week! In line with the UK government roadmap out of lockdown, we have resumed short trips out and about in the local areas. With our residents and staff now vaccinated, this is truly a sign of better days ahead and a welcome return to our leisure and wellness programmes. Watch the moment here covered by ITV news in the west country.

Exploring Chinese Traditions for Chinese New Year

Date posted: 9th March 2021

As it was Chinese New Year at the beginning of February and every month we do a themed evening, we decided to host a Chinese-themed party in celebration. We set up the bistro so that as our residents walked in, there was an explosion of red, a colour which is considered to be lucky in […]

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Best Specialist Dementia Design at Pinders Healthcare Design Awards!

Date posted: 9th March 2021

Porthaven’s newly-opened Home, Falkland Grange, has recently received its first impressive plaudit after winning the ‘Best Specialist Dementia Design’ award at the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards. We are thrilled with the judgement, not only for what it represents in terms of recognising the quality of environment we provide for our Residents and the effort that […]

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