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Halliwell is located on the outskirts of pretty Tunbridge Wells, a charming town in Kent, just 30 miles South East of London.

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Originally a private country residence called Laverstock, the house was offered for sale by public auction in March 1951 and purchased by the Worshipful Company of Innholders for conversion into a care home under the management of the charity the Distressed Gentlefolks’ Aid Association, set up by Elizabeth Finn.

Today, Halliwell offers 64 light, airy bedrooms providing residential and nursing care to the highest of standards in a beautiful, homely environment. Residents enjoy outstanding views across the stunning 78 acres and 6-acre lake of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Dunorlan Park.

Comfort, quality and outstanding care with an extensive range of care options, amenities and activities to enjoy.

Care Services

  • Short Stay/Respite Care
  • Residential Care
  • Nursing Care
  • Palliative Care


  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Fully-licensed bar
  • Library
  • Lounges
  • Hairdressing
  • Physiotherapy Room
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Fully assisted bathrooms
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Free Wifi
  • Wheelchair adapted vehicle

Our standard of care

We provide joy, compassion and the highest standards of care. At all times residents are supported by caring and committed staff and remain connected to their communities and families, with regular activities, events and outings. We are driven by a philosophy of exceptional care for everyone, it guides all that we do.

Living at Halliwell

Our comfortable rooms are light and airy with views over the attractive gardens, courtyards and surrounding parkland. Elegant interiors and modern facilities provide a welcoming and homely environment. Rooms offer en suites and access to fully assisted, accessible bathrooms.

The 64 bedrooms are complemented with an extensive number of stylish social spaces including a large open-plan dining room with floor to ceiling windows and doors that open out onto the patio area.

Our dedicated team at Halliwell

General Manager Eileen Allison leads the committed, caring team at Halliwell.

It is clear as soon as you step into the reception area that this is a warm and loving home represented through all who live and work here. It is inviting and welcoming with plenty of opportunity to see for yourself what life is like at Halliwell. Residents’ art adorns the walls and the week’s activities are proudly displayed. It is clear that this is a home where fun and friendships are key.

Eileen is very much the heart of the home, inspiring and motivating her team through a philosophy of excellent care that guides everything at Halliwell. From our fabulous Italian chef to our engaging activity leaders, everyone works together to provide a vibrant homely environment.

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