Welcome to Gosmore Care Home

Gosmore Care Home is a converted and extended historic building in a small village just five miles from bustling Stevenage with its large shopping centre. Closer to home, look out for Bunyan's Dell, a natural amphitheatre in Wain Wood named after the Pilgrim's Progress author.

Our care home is easily accessible to shops and local amenities and our conservatories overlook the pretty gardens.

At Gosmore Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.

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Life at Gosmore Care Home

A carer and a resident

Good rooms, plenty of activities and outings. Caring staff, clean rooms and communal areas.

Paul Nathan, Relative of Resident/Service User at Gosmore Care Home

The care is second to none. The carers are very good. The nurses are very good and helpful. The office staff have been good to me and my family.

Edward Pay, Husband of Resident/Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I like to be in Gosmore as the service is good and the staff are very friendly. Good choice of activities and outings.

Trudy Pegram, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Of course all here would like to be at home but I do know that Gosmore where I live is the best of all care homes because my family and I am very happy to be here.

Ivy Webster, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I would recommend the hone to others.

Joan Goodenough, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Convenience of the facilities and care parking.

Ronald Pike, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I would be pleased to recommend Gosmore to others.

Margaret Fitch, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

It has a nice atmosphere everyone is friendly. Care is very good and my room is kept lovely.

Kathleen Croft, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Gosmore Care Home works hard to provide a varied programme to keep the residents minds active, including visits to the zoo, and the seaside. All the staff become your friends.

Stephen Lindsay, Son of Resident/Service User at Gosmore Care Home

I have found the Gosmore Care Home to be a very pleasant place to stay. I arrived here following a few weeks in hospital caused by a broken left hip. When I arrived I was provided with a small comfortable room to live in. I soon found that everyone of my needs were met with regular meals and break time cups of tea with biscuits. The nursing staff are providing me with the pills needed to deal with my diabetes and checked blood sugar in morning and evening. All the staff were very friendly to me and went the extra mile to add to my comfort.

Wilfred James, Resident / Service User at Gosmore Care Home

Types of care

Residential care

This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...

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Nursing care

Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Gosmore Care Home whether they...

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End of life / palliative care

It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....

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Intermediate care

Also known as "step-up, step-down", or rehabilitation care, intermediate care offers an alternative...

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Gosmore Care Home in Hitchin. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.

  • All ensuite
  • On site hairdressing
  • Library
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Wi-fi

Our news


20 Jul 2017

An air of celebration was in the air at Gosmore Care Home in Hitchin as five members of the care team have been commended for their care and kindness.

The home, run by Four Seasons pulled out all of the stops to congratulate the team who have been commended for making a difference to a resident in their care.

Representatives from Four Seasons Health Care were joined by the local Mayor, who presented the individuals with their awards, and personally thanked them for their dedication to care.

Christina Hartles, Home Manager at Gosmore said: “I’m very proud of the team here, they regularly go the extra mile to make a difference to the residents they care for. These five awards show that every member of the team in the home cares for the residents that live here. Well done everyone! These awards are very well deserved.”

Madam Mayor Pam Stuart Mayor of Hitchin, said: “I was honoured to present these awards to the team today. Hearing nice stories about people in care homes is fantastic and should be celebrated. It was great spending time with the residents at the after party too. They all spoke very highly of the team here at Gosmore.

After the presentation, everyone enjoyed a good old party.

Marjorie Condacos, Managing Director for the South East of England, said: “The team were all nominated for these awards by residents of relatives in their care. I don’t think there is any higher commendation than that. It’s fantastic to see that the team here are making a difference not only to the residents’ lives but to their families as well. I want to echo Christina’s sentiments and congratulate you all once again.”

A ROCK award is a nationwide honour that specifically highlights the impact a Four Season Health Care employee has made on the lives of people living in one of their care homes. An internal prize, staff are nominated for an award by either residents, their relatives or friends, who have witnessed or experienced staff members demonstrating excellent standards of care and kindness in their role.


14 Jul 2017

Colleagues from Laurels Lodge Care Home in Woodside, Havencourt Care Home in Stonehaven and Cumbrae Lodge Care Home in Irvine all came together to do a skydive, raising money for residents in their care and Alzheimer's Scotland.

Tracey Rhodes, Resident Experience Facilitator for Scotland, said: "Everyone was really excited for the jump. One of them hadn't even been in a plane, and they completed it, which was a huge accomplishment. They managed to raise £4,000 which is fantastic. Well done everyone."

Congratulations everyone! We’re all proud of you.


6 Jul 2017

Gosmore Care Home in Hitchin opened its door to the local community and welcomed them in as part of their open day.

Christina Hartles, Home Manager, said: “Everyone had a lovely day. The sun was shining, entertainer William Smith was wowing us with his singing talent transporting everyone back to the 50s and 60s, not to mention the various stalls and activities there were for people to do.

“New visitors to the home also took the chance to speak to the residents and the care team to get a feel for the place. It was nice listening to the residents swap stories with everyone. It’s safe to say our open day was a success.”

Are you looking for a care home in Hitchin? Hesslewood House Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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Care Home Manager

Christina Hartles

Hitchin Road, Gosmore, Hitchin, SG4 7QH

01462 378046

01462 453 991

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