BRAYBROOKE VILLAGE

BRAYBROOKE VILLAGE

The Swan:


Just a stone’s throw away from our care home sits The Swan. Winners of the Great Food Awards 2015 – This stylish thatched 17th Century Inn in the heart of the village, combines great pub food with the finest wines and beers. They have crafted a menu to appeal to those who enjoy the modern British favourites as well as foodies who prefer a bit of flair! www.swanbraybrooke.co.uk – Bookings are advised on: 01858 462754

For those who are interested in the history of Braybrooke the village includes a Castle, exquisite chapel and church. Services are held alternately in the Church and the nearby Baptist Chapel. The ancient Bridge in Braybrooke can be found in the heart of the village resting over the river Jordan.

The village:

The picturesque village of Braybrooke sits on the border of Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.
The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside with stunning views in all directions across the rolling fields. Braybrooke is located just 3 miles away from the town of Market Harborough.
There are regular events at the village hall such as themed nights and comedy evenings. The village has its own cricket club and summer fetes, held yearly in the grounds opposite the Swan Inn.

Braybrooke Church:


The most significant building in modern Braybrooke is the Church, dedicated to All Saints. This lies on the central village cross-roads and a key feature is the magnificent elongated spire which was built in the late 14th century or early 15th century? The oldest surviving parts of the church, the moulded south doorway and the eastern bay of the nave, are thought to date from the 13th century

Braybrooke Castle:

Braybrooke Castle is today no more than a large area of extensive earthworks on the east side of the village. The castle was actually a fortified manor house associated, in the main, with two families – Latimer and Griffin. All that is visible today is the platform on which the manor house stood and the remains of both large and small fish ponds which served the manor? The castle was in good repair in the 16th Century because Sir Thomas Griffin entertained Queen Elizabeth I there in August 1564. King James I also came to visit in 1605. In the early 17th Century, the castle appears to have been used a Dower House for the Griffin Family, who then lived at Dingley Hall. The farm house, which was built on the site of the castle after 1633, was occupied until the early 1900’s. It was sustainably demolished in 1960 leaving the ruins that survives today.

Transport:

Bus Services: There are 2 local bus services from Braybrooke, which run regularly to nearing towns Market Harborough, Desborough, Rothwell and Kettering.

Train Services:

Nearest stations are Kettering and Market Harborough where trains run frequently to Kettering Leicester and Market Harborough and direct to London.

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Testimonials

After looking at many care homes this by far exceeds in its quality of care. The staff are lovely and its like one big family. Even though we have to travel a bit further to see Dad it was definitely the right home. He is very happy and says how well they take care of him . Thank you Brookside I would give you a 10/10

Maggie Hawes Feb 2017

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Maggie Hawes Feb 2017

After looking at many care homes this by far exceeds in its quality of care. The staff are lovely and its like one big family. Even though we have to travel a bit further to see Dad it was definitely the right home. He is very happy and says how well they take care of him . Thank you Brookside I would give you a 10/10

Testimonials

In our 3 months experience of Brookside, we know Brookside is indeed unique, delivering a very personal yet totally professional care experience. The attention to detail on even the minor things has ensured the transition from home to Brookside was not a painful one. The entire team at Brookside is "home from home". We are at peace of mind as a family knowing the person we love is happily settled and very well looked after. We visit regularly and feel we have become part of this new family who never says anything is too much trouble. A thank you to all in the team.

Audrie N, Friday 3 March 2017.

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Audrie N, Friday 3 March 2017.

In our 3 months experience of Brookside, we know Brookside is indeed unique, delivering a very personal yet totally professional care experience. The attention to detail on even the minor things has ensured the transition from home to Brookside was not a painful one. The entire team at Brookside is "home from home". We are at peace of mind as a family knowing the person we love is happily settled and very well looked after. We visit regularly and feel we have become part of this new family who never says anything is too much trouble. A thank you to all in the team.

Testimonials

Brookside is a small independent care home that does what it says on the tin, "they care". The resident's rooms are home from home. They are well furnished, tastefully decorated, warm and welcoming. The residents, if they choose, are able to eat together and socialise together and genuinely form friendships. The staff are helpful and attentive and well trained. It was thanks to them that my mother's recent bout of breathlessness was identified early and the paramedics were called enabling her to be taken to A & E promptly. This care home and its staff are special. I would have no hesitation in recommending this care services and facilities of Brookside Residential to any prospective client families.

Eric N, Wednesday 15 February 2017.

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Eric N, Wednesday 15 February 2017.

Brookside is a small independent care home that does what it says on the tin, "they care". The resident's rooms are home from home. They are well furnished, tastefully decorated, warm and welcoming. The residents, if they choose, are able to eat together and socialise together and genuinely form friendships. The staff are helpful and attentive and well trained. It was thanks to them that my mother's recent bout of breathlessness was identified early and the paramedics were called enabling her to be taken to A & E promptly. This care home and its staff are special. I would have no hesitation in recommending this care services and facilities of Brookside Residential to any prospective client families.

Testimonials

My nan chose Brookside herself at the age of 96, she liked the smallness and family feel with home cooked meals, outings and planned activities. The room was faultless, everything an elderly lady needed. The garden was lovely and accessible. The staff were helpful, kind, caring and understanding. The last year of my nan's life she got really frail and ill, she was rushed to hospital a few times. The staff were great with her care. My Nan died at Brookside care home, very peacefully and with as much dignity as possible. She was comfortable and happy to the end. A few of the staff attended her funeral and were visibly upset, it showed they cared.

Beth D, Sunday 22 May 2016.

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Beth D, Sunday 22 May 2016.

My nan chose Brookside herself at the age of 96, she liked the smallness and family feel with home cooked meals, outings and planned activities. The room was faultless, everything an elderly lady needed. The garden was lovely and accessible. The staff were helpful, kind, caring and understanding. The last year of my nan's life she got really frail and ill, she was rushed to hospital a few times. The staff were great with her care. My Nan died at Brookside care home, very peacefully and with as much dignity as possible. She was comfortable and happy to the end. A few of the staff attended her funeral and were visibly upset, it showed they cared.

Testimonials

A lovely residential care home in a rural location with kind, caring staff. They offer many different activities on a daily/weekly basis to ensure the residents have interaction, including craft days, baking, sing-a-longs and day trips too. I cannot recommend them highly enough. Keep up the good work!

Polly Garfield-Thomas, March 10, 2017

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Polly Garfield-Thomas, March 10, 2017

A lovely residential care home in a rural location with kind, caring staff. They offer many different activities on a daily/weekly basis to ensure the residents have interaction, including craft days, baking, sing-a-longs and day trips too. I cannot recommend them highly enough. Keep up the good work!