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, Mandy Vettraino, our client services manager, Kathryn Green 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.

Morning at the Races

Friday 13th March 2020 - 11:00am

Join us in celebrating Cheltenham Gold Cup Week with racing games and a tipple! Will you reach the finishing line first?

Dancing with Golden Toes

Tuesday 17th March 2020 - 3:30pm

This month Golden Toes will be performing a seated jazz session. Come and join us and dance the afternoon away.

Theatre Trip – ‘Rocketman’

Monday 23rd March 2020 - 10:30am

Chipping Norton is home to the most delightful small theatre and it is always a pleasure to spend time there. This month, our residents are looking forward to watching the film ‘Rocketman’ and of course, having that interval ice cream!

RAF Cadets Visit


A group of RAF cadets will visit us and spend time talking to residents, playing games with them and putting on impromptu concerts.

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 Winter 2019-20 edition of the Penhurst Gardens Post

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Best Specialist Dementia Design at Pinders Healthcare Design Awards!

Date posted: 30th June 2020

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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Celebrity Chef Prue Leith Generously Donates Meals to Penhurst Gardens Staff

Date posted: 30th June 2020

Celebrated chef, Great British Bake Off judge and local Oxfordshire resident, Prue Leith, has been very generously donating home cooked meals to Penhurst Gardens as a way of recognising and thanking our staff for their tireless work during the pandemic. Once a week for the last eight weeks, we have received a delivery of healthy, […]

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Emma’s 90th Birthday Celebrations

Date posted: 30th June 2020

Emma has been a Penhurst Gardens resident for two years and very recently, celebrated her 90th birthday. We wanted to make sure Emma’s milestone birthday was as special as she is to us so we enjoyed a glorious socially-distanced afternoon in our garden with a selection of fabulous cakes and sandwiches whilst dancing to Glen […]

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