An elegant manor house in a delightful rural setting

Thorp House is in the picturesque Norfolk village of Griston, close to the market town of Watton and within easy reach of Attleborough, Dereham and Thetford.

The peaceful setting is the perfect place for high quality nursing, residential, dementia and respite care.
Our characterful home is set in extensive, well-maintained gardens which have their own resident peacocks.


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Food, glorious food

Our chefs at Thorp House are passionate about using fresh ingredients to produce tempting, nutritionally balanced meals. We ensure the lunchtime experience is an enjoyable social occasion and a highlight of the day for our residents.

Wellbeing and lifestyle

In the past, care homes too often were seen as dreary institutions where people sat around doing very little. The missing ingredient was fun. Nowadays, fortunately, that is not the case and our activities team ensures there is always plenty going on throughout the day.

A caring and friendly team

The passion and dedication of our friendly staff have helped to make us a popular and trusted home in the local community. Our good reputation is reflected in excellent reviews on

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Upcoming Event

Kingsley Dignity Day

Event Start 21/08/2020 Finish 21/08/2020

We will be celebrating with a socially distance picnic involving staff and residents.

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Life at Thorp House Nursing Home

Bike Marathon at Thorp House

For they will be pedalling 433 miles – the equivalent distance of Griston to Land’s End in Cornwall – on a stationary exercise bike in the lounge of the Kingsley Healthcare-run home.Home manager Kirsty Holden said: “Some of my staff…

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Double success for Thorp House nursing home in Griston, near Watton, at Kingsley Healthcare awards

Kirsty Holden, at Thorp House in Griston, near Watton, won the flagship care home manager of the year award while Jade Smith took the activities coordinator of the year title. Meanwhile, Thorp’s Jordan Wilson was a runner up in the prestigious…

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