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Donnington House

Donnington House care home, BidefordA popular and professionally well known residential care home overlooking the North Devon Coast. With its many prestigious, up-to-date, roomsoverlooking Bideford Bay and Lundy island; and its separate specialist high-needs 17 roomed Primrose Unit for high-needs dementia sufferers.

This substantial 1930’s building with purpose-built care facilities enjoys a prominent position overlooking Bideford Bay and Lundy Island, and the Tor Estuary. Local shops are within walking distance, with

Bideford’s excellent shopping just a short ride away.

We welcome your enquiry whether you or your loved one is looking for:

  • A home from home
  • 24 hour care, 7 days a week, long or short term
  • Specialist Dementia Care
  • Day or respite care
  • A change of care home

Features of the home include:

  • 24 hour a day care
  • 26 single and 5 double rooms
  • Primrose Unit dementia facility
  • Sea views
  • 3 communal sitting and 2 dining rooms
  • Visiting hairdresser, chiropodist, dentist, optician
  • Library
  • Arts & crafts
  • Music
  • Gardening

Donnington House welcomes both private and local authority funded residents.

Care Fees

Care Fees are dependent on care needs and room choice, so will be calculated following a pre-admission assessment. For more information about these fees and what they include, click here.

Contact Details

Home Manager: Louise Cheesman

Address: 47 Atlantic Way Westward Ho! Bideford Devon EX39 1JD

Tel: 01237 475001
01237 424540


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CQC Report


Food Hygene Rating 5

News from Donnington House

High Tea for Mother’s Day in Westward Ho!

Donnington House and Primrose House in Westward Ho! will be celebrating Mother’s Day on Sunday, by serving a delicious high tea to residents and their visitors, from 4.30pm. Everyone welcome. Please let Mary the manager know, if you would like to attend.

Happy St Patrick’s Day…

…from the very gorgeous and very Irish Mary Horsfield, Manager at Donnington and Primrose House in Westward Ho!