Welcome to Windlesham Manor

Private Residential Care Home in Crowborough East Sussex


Coronavirus Information

Updated information on the proactive, preventative measures we are taking at Windlesham Manor.

At Windlesham Manor our number one priority is the safety and well being of our Residents, Staff and Visitors. We would like to reassure everyone that we are continually and proactively reviewing our best practice protocols.

We are following Public Health England and East Sussex County Council Guidance. We will continue to review advice and be reactive and responsive to changing advice and guidelines.



We are pleased to confirm that outdoor visits in our beautiful grounds from family and close friends of our relatives are welcome, by prior appointment only. If you would like to visit, please call us and we can explain the safety measures and procedures in place.


New Care Enquiries

We welcome new care enquiries. Please call and speak to our Manager Peter to discuss the current position.


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3 days ago

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Spring painting!
Our Resident Art Club enjoyed sketching some beautiful Daffodils this week! Lovely to capture the first signs of spring 🌼
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5 days ago

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Chef Martin really does make the best homemade cakes and pastries, which our lucky residents get to enjoy everyday! #topchef #dessertoftheday🍰 #freshlymade #Homemadecake #homemadepattiserie #CareHome #residentialcarehomes #elderlycare #crowborough #eastsussex
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1 week ago

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🥞 Pancake Day 🥞

All our Residents love food tasting activities and it’s a lovely way to bring everyone together for a chat, to compare and contrast and of course enjoy some of Chefs yummy treats!!!

Chef made some delicious pancakes and a huge selection of toppings for us to rate to include;

1. Lemon and sugar (Of course!)
2. Chocolate sauce
3. Strawberries and whipped cream
4. Cheese and tomato
5. Peanut butter and banana
6. Toffee

Everyone enjoyed all the different toppings, but Peanut butter and banana and strawberries and cream were the favourite! What are your favourite toppings? We hope you enjoyed some lovely pancakes this week too! #pancakeday2021 #shrovetuesday #pancaketasting #pancaketoppings #strawberriesandcream #peanutbutterandbananas #carehome #residentialcarehome #carehomeactivities #crowborough #eastsussex
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2 weeks ago

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Scrumptious homemade heart shaped shortbreads and thick luxurious Hot Chocolate as a Valentine’s Day treat! Thank you Chef Martin!
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2 weeks ago

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Our Art Club enjoyed a cosy afternoon sketching our beautiful snowy grounds and the fun Snowman our Carers made for them to enjoy from the warmth of the conservatory! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please enjoy the following video for an insight into life at Windlesham Manor

We are continuously striving to meet the requirements we have been set by the CQC and pride ourselves on the high standard of care we know our friendly and caring staff do give our residents 24 hours a day.


The staff are key with their residents’ focussed philosophy, highly prized qualifications and on-going training programme. The words compassion, empathy, kindness spring out.


Windlesham Manor believe that activities not only enhance each resident’s quality of life but also provide an important social framework for meeting informally.


Our rooms are appointed to a high standard, they are light and airy with en-suite facilities. Most rooms have a garden aspect with some ground floor rooms having garden access. All rooms and public spaces have WIFI access.

Windlesham Manor Residential Care Home in Crowborough, East Sussex

The former home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Windlesham Manor is a family-owned and run care home for the elderly. Found in the heart of beautiful Sussex countryside where Sir Arthur lived for many years and wrote many of his works.

At Windlesham our philosophy is that you go on flourishing throughout life and we believe our residents do just that. It may be the interesting activities that are arranged, our chef’s delicious meals or just simply that the house and it’s lovely grounds are the perfect recipe. A country house setting on the outskirts of Crowborough, East Sussex, close to Crowborough Beacon Golf Club and the Ashdown Forest. The former and much-loved home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, now sympathetically extended, retains much of its original character and provides excellent accommodation for up to 40 residents.


If you have any queries or wish to view the rooms, please feel free to either visit us or call 01892-611 000.


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Rewarding. Challenging. Inspiring.

If you’re as dedicated to providing exceptional care as we are, we want to hear from you.


We’re always looking for dedicated individuals who may want to gain some work experience and work with us on a voluntary basis. Get in touch if you’re interested.

Windlesham was much loved by my mother, who always spoke of it as ‘home’. The change of environment could have been unsettling, but her welcome was warm, friendly and re-assuring.

Barry, Newton Abbot


It has always been obvious to us that you are all dedicated to the work you do, full of kindness, compassion and empathy for our mother and for us, her family.

Sue and Arnfinn, Stein, Morten and Una

Call us on 01892 611000

Telephone lines are open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm. For after hours and weekends please call 01892 611 000