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Location marker icon Rydal Road, Darlington, Durham, DL1 4BH Location marker icon 01325 369 329

About Rydal

Located in Darlington, Rydal Care Home is in a lively market town and close to local transport links, a mile away from the local train station and Hippodrome. The home offers comprehensive nursing, residential, dementia, respite, and palliative care for the elderly. Rydal features bright and airy 59 bedrooms with ensuite facilities. It is spread across 3 floors and separated into five different households, allowing for a tailored care experience.

Each of our bedrooms is tastefully decorated allowing residents to add their personal touch by incorporating their own belongings. For the protection of the residents, a personal alarm system is in each room and communal areas. Additionally, the home features ample communal areas like lounges, dining areas, activities room, and vibrant gardens with seating for residents to enjoy and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

Rydal offers a happy, homely environment with a team of dedicated staff who go over and above to meet resident needs. The home offers person-tailored care, alongside a full lifestyle programme to enable residents to live a healthy and happy life with us. We understand each person has their own specific needs and preferences, we incorporate these choices both into our care plans and daily routines.


Activities at Rydal

Rydal offers its residents a wide range of lifestyle activities that are ongoing each week and provides the hub for the home’s lifestyle programme. Some activities include:

  • Live entertainment

  • Shoping Mornings

  • Bingo and Games

  • 1:1 sessions

  • Hairdresser Visits

  • Outings to local areas

  • Horticultural Therapy

  • Pamper Therapy


Hair Salon

Landscaped Garden

Enclosed Courtyard


Wheelchair Access

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Find us

By Car:

Postcode for navigation: DL1 4BH

By Public Transport:

Bus: The nearest bus stop is a 2 minutes walk from Rydal Care Home. Bus routes 13A and 13B take one towards Darlington and Firth Moor.


Train: Darlington Train Station is 15 minutes away on foot or 10 minutes by drive from Rydal Care Home.