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Care homes in Barnstaple

Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Communal Lounge of Tyspane Care Home in Barnstaple, North Devon


Braunton, EX33 2LHBarchester Healthcare

Ideally located within walking distance of the old village of Braunton and the breathtaking beaches of Exmoor, Tyspane is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, nursing and respite care to those in need. This Barchester Healthcare establishment is home to an array of excellent facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, spacious dining areas, a tranquil conservatory, an activity room and manicured gardens. The dedicated activities coordinator at Tyspane ensures residents are kept engaged, stimulated and entertained with a jam-packed activity programme. From exercise classes to day trips to surrounding areas, there’s something for everyone here.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,263 weekly

Lottie’s guide to Barnstaple

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Barnstaple. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Barnstaple

One of the largest towns in North Devon, Barnstaple is rich in history and contains several markets popular with older adults. Many care homes in Barnstaple are ideally placed to enjoy these markets and other cultural events.

When living in a Barnstaple care home, your loved one will benefit from hard-working and dedicated staff who will go the extra mile to provide person-centred care tailored to the specific needs of every resident.

This dedication extends to a range of care home activities which often aim to promote independence in care, including arts and crafts, baking, gardening and book clubs.

There are several types of care homes in Barnstaple, such as specialist nursing care homes and dementia care homes with healthcare professionals available 24/7. We also offer temporary respite care homes for support on a short-term basis.

Barnstaple, Devon is near other towns containing ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ rated Care Quality Commission-rated homes as well, such as Ilfracombe, Tiverton and Cullompton.

For further support, get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable care experts. They’ll be more than happy to help you and your loved one find the perfect care home in Barnstaple. They will also answer questions about specific Barnstaple homes, including those about care home costs and facilities.

Popular Locations in Barnstaple

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

This museum focuses on the local history surrounding Barnstaple, as well as North Devon as a whole. This history is proudly displayed through a range of exhibits and displays, covering topics like archaeology, social history, natural history and much more.

Castle Mound

This historic mound is what remains of a Norman castle. Here, you’ll be rewarded with stunning views stretching across the town and the surrounding Devon countryside. Though uphill, there are handrails along the paths as you head towards the mound.

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