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, Matthew Berry, our client services manager, Kathryn Green or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

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

Decopatch Class

Thursday 6th June 2019 - 2:30pm

We’ll be using the very versatile Decopatch to create unique and colourful boxes. This is the perfect session in which to design your very own keepsake box with different kinds of materials.

Lights Up

Tuesday 11th June 2019 - 10:30am-12:30pm

Join us for Lights Up, a dementia friendly social group. These sessions include music, singing and drama as well as painting seasonal crafts and poetry and dance. This is the first time we’re holding this session at Penhurst Gardens so be sure to join us!

Block Printing

Thursday 20th June 2019 - 2:30pm

Design and make cards for a loved one in our block printing session.

Country & Western Hoedown

Saturday 29th June 2019

Come along to our country and western hoedown, taking place in our garden. There will be country and western singing and games plus the RAF cadets will be helping us with our BBQ and there will even be a flyover by a Hurricane plane!

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!

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News & Events at Penhurst Gardens

Welcome to our Spring 2019 edition of the Penhurst Gardens Post

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Tales of a Hero: Invictus Games Gold Medallist Steve Sebburn Tells His Story

Date posted: 28th May 2019

We were honoured to welcome Steve Sebburn whose perseverance and hard work following injury resulted in winning gold and bronze medals at last year’s Invictus Games in Sydney. During a mission specific training exercise in Afghanistan in 2014, an accident occurred which left Steve with serious back and brain injuries and he was told he […]

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Penhurst Gardens Achieves Second Year as a Top 20 Care Home in the South East

Date posted: 15th April 2019

We are thrilled to have been recognised as one of the South East’s Top 20 care homes for the second consecutive year. The Top 20 award, which is presented by, is particularly special to us at Penhurst Gardens as it is awarded based upon reviews submitted by our residents, their families and the visitors […]

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Born to be wild

Date posted: 2nd April 2019

Local motor enthusiast and friend of Penhurst Gardens, Simon Morton, paid the residents and staff a visit bringing along his very racy Ducati 750 Sport.  Simon has visited us a few times before bringing his motorbikes with him and the residents are always pleased to see him and learn all about them.

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