Thirlestaine Park


Humphris Place, Off Sandford Rd, Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire GL53 7GA
(Sat Navs GL53 7AW)
New resident enquiries 01242 505 644
All other enquiries 01242 505 560

Located in the desirable Montpellier district of the historic spa town of Cheltenham, Thirlestaine Park Care Home enjoys a perfect location, overlooking the majestic landscaped grounds of the Grade II listed Thirlestaine Hall, adjoining sports fields and parkland, and with far reaching views of the Cotswolds. With the convenience of a central town location, and immediately adjacent to the Cedar Court retirement development by Beechcroft, Thirlestaine Park Care Home offers a peaceful and tranquil setting for its residents. Thirlestaine Park is also a short distance away from Winchcombe and Broadway.

Opened in 2014, Thirlestaine Park 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 Thirlestaine Park is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Our 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 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 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 exercising.

All of us at Thirlestaine Park are confident we are one of the leading care homes in Gloucestershire. We would be delighted to show you our home, and should you decide to visit us, you will see the difference Thirlestaine Park makes to the lives of our residents and families.

To arrange a visit, please call our home manager, Kim Mulford, client services manager, Sarah Jeffcutt, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

If you are planning to visit the home, and using a ‘Sat. Nav.’ for directions, the most accurate postcode for guidance is GL53 7AW.

Activities - Join us!

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

Tai Chi with Nikki


Nikki’s Tai Chi sessions have been a great hit with our residents due to the peaceful and gentle nature of the exercises. Suitable for all ages and abilities, Bonsai Chi is a fusion of gentle and flowing exercise to refresh the mind and body. It provides many health benefits such as fitness, improved hand-eye coordination, balance and flexibility to name a few!

Andy Yapp Performance

Tuesday 17th March 2020 - 11:00am

Andy Yapp is coming in to entertain our residents on St Patrick’s Day, ready with a set of Irish jigs and folks songs to get everyone dancing! Andy has a beautiful deep bass voice and fantastic skills on his guitar! We look forward to welcoming him here on the 17th.

Cotswold Chippy

Friday 20th March 2020

We are super excited to have our first visit from the Cotswold Chippy! The Cotswold Chippy is a familyrun mobile fish and chip shop that focusses on fresh and sustainably sourced produce. Hiring a fish and chip van has been something our residents have been asking for in their residents’ meetings over the last few months – and it is happening in March!

Cheltenham College Student Visits


Our friends from Cheltenham College are joining us again this year for their Community Links programme. These lovely students will be at Thirlestaine Park for an hour every Wednesday to chat and do lots of exciting activities with our residents. Sing-alongs, music quizzes and chess tournaments are just a few of the activities in the pipeline from the Cheltenham College students.

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01242 505 560 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

View the full Thirlestaine Park activities listing
Coronavirus Guidance at Thirlestaine Park

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Thirlestaine Park: None

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News & Events at Thirlestaine Park

Best Specialist Dementia Design at Pinders Healthcare Design Awards!

Date posted: 3rd August 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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Harvesting our first potatoes!

Date posted: 3rd August 2020

We were extremely excited to harvest our very own crop of King George potatoes this year. This variety was gifted to us by leisure and wellness coordinator Alice’s dad and they are known for their pink spots! We are waiting for more to grow, and our potato patch is looking great! All of the plants […]

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Digging for Victory for This Year’s Porthaven Garden Challenge

Date posted: 30th June 2020

We have been spending a lot of time in the garden over the last month as the weather has been warming up. As ever, we are getting our lovely garden ready for the Porthaven Annual Garden Challenge and we are determined to get our garden looking as colourful and vibrant as possible. The theme for […]

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