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.

RAF Cadets Visit Penhurst

Tuesday 9th April 2019 - 7:00pm

We welcome back our local cadet force for another visit to the home. The youngsters will be exchanging stories with our residents before playing a few board games.

Still Life Art Class

Tuesday 16th April 2019 - 2:30pm

Join us for an afternoon of still life art, discover and practice some of the basic techniques of drawing and painting.

Holy Communion

Thursday 25th April 2019 - 11:30am

Local church, St Mary’s, will be holding our regular service in the ground floor lounge.

Fire Service

Tuesday 30th April 2019 - 2:30pm

Banbury Fire and Rescue Service’s Blue Watch team will be visiting our residents to show them just what it’s like to be a part of the fire service.

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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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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Burns Night Celebrations

Date posted: 22nd February 2019

As is traditional on Burns Night, our residents celebrated the renowned Scottish poet with a dinner of haggis, followed by the reading of one of his poems. Our residents also enjoyed a wee bit of welly throwing to end the day and tried to knock over as many cans as they could.

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