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.

Chair Exercise


Every morning at 10.30am, we take our residents through some exercise routines using either an exercise ball or through dance which can be done as a seated class. We also help residents to formulate their own individual exercise programmes so they can meet the goals they set for themselves through fitness.

Scrabble Club

MONDAY 4TH, 18TH & 25TH JANUARY 2021 - 2.00pm

Our Scrabble Club can get very competitive but it’s great fun and we have some brilliant players.

Flower Arranging

WEDNESDAY 6TH, 20TH & 27TH JANUARY 2021 - 11.15am

Using seasonal flowers, we create beautiful arrangements to display around the home or for residents rooms.

Residents Meeting

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Join us for the first residents meeting of 2021 and let us know what you would like to see on the leisure and wellness programme for the New Year. We hope our minibus trips will resume shortly and it’s a great way of gauging the likes and interests of our residents so we can ensure our activity schedule is tailored to everyone’s needs.

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
Read our approach to caring through Coronavirus here

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Penhurst Gardens: None

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See what makes Porthaven one of the leading care providers in the country.

We believe we have created the right combination for living well at Porthaven. Beautiful surroundings, compassionate and skilled care, great food and the ability to continue to make lifestyle choices prevail throughout.

News & Events at Penhurst Gardens

Welcome to our Winter 2020-21 edition of the Penhurst Gardens Post

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Best Specialist Dementia Design at Pinders Healthcare Design Awards!

Date posted: 8th September 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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Scrapbooking Sessions

Date posted: 5th January 2021

Scrapbooking has always been a very popular activity at Penhurst Gardens and we have enjoyed some very creative sessions in recent times. ‘This is Me’, has been a big scrapbooking event, with residents creating their own books full of memorabilia and pictures which have been truly inspirational. We’ve learned so much about everyone and this has really helped us know everyone that little bit better.

Residents Enjoy Tropical Trip to Hawaii

Date posted: 10th December 2020

Following our very successful French evening and at the request of one of our residents, we hosted a Hawaiian-themed evening, with everyone dressing up in grass skirts and leis. As the evenings are now so cold and dark, it gave us the perfect excuse to escape to a tropical island for a few hours. Ensuring that everyone maintained their distance, we enjoyed food and drink with everyone smiling and laughing throughout the night. Many of our residents agreed it was the best night they’d had in a long time and we’re looking forward to hosting another socially distanced themed evening very soon.

22 Nominees at Great British Care Awards!

Date posted: 6th November 2020

We are proud as can be here at Penhurst Gardens after learning that we have a whopping 22 nominations at the South West regional finals of the Great British Care Awards! 22 staff members have been nominated in recognition of their dedication, professionalism and expertise in their relevant fields, all of which has been particularly […]

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