We all deserve a holiday
Richmond Retreats, offering holidays with care, prove a success
We all need a change of scene from time to time where we can enjoy a little rest and relaxation. A holiday usually does the trick, but what if you need the sort of assistance hotels just can’t provide?
To meet this requirement Richmond Villages (www.richmond-villages.com ) – which has a number of award winning retirement villages in the UK – launched Richmond Retreats (www.richmondretreats.co.uk ) last year, where holidays with care are the focus. The holidays have proved so popular that the company has had to increase the number of apartments available for short stays.
Paddy Brice, managing director of Richmond Villages, says:
We have some of the most beautiful retirement villages in the country, all with excellent facilities. While these are often compared with five star hotels, there is an important difference. We offer assistance with bespoke care and support packages based on individual needs, and provided by our own care team who are on site 24-hours a day. It made sense to offer all this to those in search of a worry-free holiday, where they can have a special diet, for example, or help with day-to-day tasks.
Facilities at Richmond Retreats vary from village to village but can include a wellness spa with a swimming pool, gym, health and beauty treatment rooms and a hair salon, a restaurant, café, shop, IT and craft rooms, a library and a bowling green.
The restaurants offer an excellent dining experience with delicious meals using locally sourced ingredients. Special dietary requirements are catered for and staff can help with menu selection to ensure a nutritionally balanced diet.
Activities typically include art classes, bridge, bowls, film nights, happy hours, supper clubs, interesting visiting speakers and live performance events.
Guest accommodation comprises spacious apartments similar to a hotel suite, with a living room, bedroom and an en suite shower-room. A kitchenette is stocked each day with basics, including breakfast items, or guests can have a full English breakfast in the restaurant. Lunch and evening meals are provided in the restaurant.
At the Richmond Letcombe Regis Village in Oxfordshire, there is also a self catering apartment available. Once again, you will have full use of all the on-site facilities including the restaurant if you don’t fancy cooking!
Richmond Retreats offer full or half board options for a minimum of three nights. Holidays are currently available at three of the company’s retirement villages: Richmond Northampton, priced from £115, and Richmond Letcombe Regis, Oxfordshire and Richmond Painswick in the Cotswolds from £150. Prices are based on full board, single occupancy per night; double occupancy rates are published on the website www.richmondretreats.co.uk or for further information call 01235 773970.
Latest posts by Sally - Silversurfer's Editor (see all)
- Does the person in the middle seat on a plane have the right to use both armrests? - June 7, 2019
- You’re never too old to learn a new cuisine - June 7, 2019
- Would you like to star in ‘Silver Love Island’? - June 6, 2019
- Which property survey should you choose? - June 5, 2019
- How to invest wisely overseas - June 5, 2019
Leave a Comment!
Community Terms & Conditions
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Nurturing a safe environment
Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.
We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!