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A bench in the front garden at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home.
A stylish bedroom at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home with coordinating wooden furniture.
The dining room with wooden floor and chairs at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home.
A dressing table with three mirrors, hair brushes jewellery and scarfs.
The contemporary black and white hairdressing salon at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home.
The traditionally styled lounge at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home has curtains with beautiful swags and tails.
A typewriter and traditional telephone on a leather topped desk.

Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home in Oxfordshire

Rutten Lane, Yarnton, Oxfordshire, OX5 1LW
Residential care, Nursing care, Dementia care, Palliative care, Respite care
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Yarnton is a beautiful care home located in a picturesque rural village on the outskirts of Oxford.

Situated amongst rolling fields and countryside, the care home is set in a tranquil location close to the historic town of Woodstock with shops, village pubs, tea rooms and other attractions, including Blenheim Palace.

Our dedicated team provides a range of care and support for our residents, including residential care, nursing care, dementia care, palliative care and respite care.

Our care home has been designed with the usual comforts and luxuries you’d expect such as welcoming lounges with garden views, light and airy dining rooms, landscaped gardens and spacious bedrooms, which provide a warm place for our residents to rest and relax.

However it’s the small personal touches and our friendly team, who care for our residents as if they were members of their own family, which make Yarnton a true home from home.

We welcome visits from family and friends and have an open door policy, so whether loved ones like to pop in for a coffee or take part in an activity, we encourage them to become part of the community within our home.

We hold regular meetings for residents and relatives, enabling our residents and their loved ones to be directly involved in everyday life at Yarnton.

Pre-bookable respite care

Did you know we now provide pre-bookable short-term respite breaks? Providing residential, residential dementia and nursing respite care at Yarnton, loved ones have the opportunity to meet new people, rekindle old past times and try new things at our welcoming care home, whilst you’re reassured that they are safe and receiving care with kindness. 

Call Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home today to book pre-book respite care or to find out more information.


We have beautifully furnished and decorated Yarnton to the stunning care home it is today. Our spacious 60 bedrooms are all en-suite, with television points and internet access.

Residents are encouraged to make their rooms their own by bringing personal ornaments, pictures and small items of furniture.

We have several lounges with lovely garden views and these areas are for our residents to use as they wish, whether taking part in activities, catching up with friends and family or simply reading a good book.

Our dining rooms provide a welcoming atmosphere to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals in the company of others.

The home is surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens which have raised flower beds for our residents who like to do a spot of light gardening. They also have a water feature and overlook the picturesque countryside.

Yarnton’s features include:

  • Beautifully refurbished and decorated
  • Spacious en-suite bedrooms with television points
  • Several lounge areas with garden views
  • Dining rooms where our residents enjoy home-cooked meals
  • Large landscaped gardens with raised flower beds
  • A hairdressing salon
  • wi-fi logo  Wi-Fi enabled throughout the home.

Our team

Our care team is on-hand 24 hours a day, every day of the year and staff are dedicated to delivering care with kindness.

To ensure we continue to provide the best standards of care and support to our residents, we recruit and train only the best staff.

Whilst they receive a variety of on-going training to ensure their skills remain up-to-date, along with an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB), it is their dedication to our residents which makes them truly special.


We believe it is important that our residents spend their time as they choose, so have a dedicated activities person to support them to take part in interesting activities, rekindle old past times and try new things.

We have a hairdressing salon and our residents also enjoy being pampered with manicures and hand massages.

Regular activities on offer include everything from music therapy, gardening, animal visits, light exercise, arts and crafts and live music entertainment.

Our residents also help to host themed community events throughout the year, as well as enjoying regular visits from children at the primary school next door to Yarnton.

Care and Support

We pride ourselves on treating people as individuals, so all our residents have care plans tailored to their individual medical, social and emotional needs. We review care plans on a regular basis and involve family and friends in this process wherever possible.

The range of personal care services we can provide, in partnership with local professionals, include:

  • Chiropody
  • Hairdressing
  • Optical care
  • Dental care
  • GP
  • Key worker

Home-cooked meals

Our catering team prides themselves on preparing nutritious, seasonal home-cooked meals, along with mouth-watering home-baked cakes for afternoon tea.

Residents help us to shape the menus and our catering team spends time with them to get feedback on the dishes and their likes and dislikes. They are also able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Breakfast includes a wide variety of choice from cereals and toast to a traditional cooked breakfast.

Lunch and dinnertimes see a selection of sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, jacket potatoes and hot meals such as a Sunday roast with all the trimmings and favourites including fish and chips, cottage pie and a hearty casserole.

There is also an array of snacks and refreshments available throughout the day for residents and their loved ones if they get a bit peckish.

Contact us

If you would like more information about our care home or have any questions, please feel free to contact us either via the yellow ‘view phone number’ button above or the yellow ‘contact us’ button below.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit to our care home so you can meet our residents and team and see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

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