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 Jacka, 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 and past activities at Thirlestaine Park. For the full listing, please click here.

Amanda & Tilly


Good news! We now have a PAT dog visit every weekend! Amanda will be bringing her soft, friendly and well-behaved cocker spaniel, Tilly, to visit every other weekend. We know how much the vast majority of our residents enjoy animal visits and now we have one every week as well as our monthly visits from the Cheltenham Animal Shelter. Welcome to Amanda and Tilly!

PB Duo

Thursday 14th February 2019 - 2:00pm

The PB Duo is a piano and bass duo who have over 2 years’ experience performing in care homes. Brian and Mike have perfected a repertoire of relaxing music dating from the 1930’s. They also perform music from films, and from the 1960’s and 70’s with hits from The Beatles and The Carpenters included. The PB Duo will be entertaining us with a set of classic love songs, perfect for Valentine’s Day!


Friday 25th January 2019 - From 12:00pm

If you didn’t already know, our leisure and wellness coordinator, Alice, now offers weekly nail painting for all residents. With a wide range of colours from natural and modest to bright and wacky to choose from, there is a colour for every taste and style. Let us know if you’d like to book a space by speaking to the leisure & wellness team or by calling our office.

Cheltenham College Students


We have teamed up with Cheltenham College as part of our community links and their voluntary work! A group of students visit us every Wednesday to interact with the residents, chatting, playing games and music. Come along for an hour of fun!

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!

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Angela Rippon on care and more and choosing a care home

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News & Events at Thirlestaine Park

Welcome to our Winter 2018-19 edition of the Thirlestaine Park Times

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Cheltenham Busker Yeuey Qing Entertains Residents

Date posted: 23rd January 2019

One of the highlights of our January was a performance from Cheltenham’s best known busker, Yeuey Qing. Yeuey has a very classic soft baritone voice, reminiscent of Frank Sinatra and other singers of that era. He sang an array of beautiful songs from Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Cole Porter. Several […]

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Porthaven Raises Fantastic Sum for South African Care Home Outreach Project

Date posted: 14th January 2019

Staff at Porthaven are celebrating raising a fantastic £1500 for a South African care home as part of a recent collaborative outreach project. A partnership was formed between Porthaven Care Homes and Sunnyside Park Care Home in Pietermaritzburg to raise funds to build a gym at the South African home. Porthaven is well-known for promoting […]

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Little Apples Nursery Christmas Visit

Date posted: 4th January 2019

On Thursday 13thDecember, we had a visit from the children of Little Apples Nursery. They came into the home and spent time with the residents, getting to know them and exchanging stories. It was a lovely atmosphere with plenty of laughter and smiles all around. As it was Christmas, we all sang popular songs such […]

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