‘Oh we do like to be besides the seaside’ for Kippingtons

At Kippingtons Nursing Home in Sevenoaks, some of our residents along with family guests and members of our team, enjoyed a day trip to Eastbourne on the 25th of June.

It could not have been a more perfect day as far as the weather was concerned – a wonderful summer’s day without a cloud in the sky, and warm enough so that the sea breezes just made for a comfortable temperature.

Upon arrival, it was straight to Harry Ramsden’s Fish & Chips Emporium for a great value lunch that included a plate of fish and chips, a hot drink of your choice, and a sweet of Bread and Butter pudding or ice cream.

The staff there kindly arranged a table so that we all could sit together in the cool of the main restaurant, and we didn’t even have to book in advance. Great service!

After lunch, there was just time to enjoy a short walk along the promenade to the pier, passing by the famous Eastbourne flower beds, where, following a quick photo-shoot, we were met by our mini-bus driver Tony.

We all had a fabulous day out and enjoyed a long scenic trip back to our home. So in the words of that classic song;

Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside
I do like to be beside the sea!
I do like to stroll upon the Prom, Prom, Prom!
Where the brass bands play: “Tiddely-om-pom-pom!”

So just let me be beside the seaside
I’ll be beside myself with glee
For there’s lots of girls besides,
I should like to be beside
Beside the seaside! Beside the sea!

Come back to our news area to see what happens next at our home…

Kippingtons provides residential and nursing care for up to 51 elderly people. Rated ‘Good’ by the quality inspector, CQC, we continuously improve the lives of our residents through offering wide ranging activities and events both in and outside of the home involving members of the local community as often as possible.

If you would like to find out more about life at Kippingtons and the care we offer, or to request a meeting with our Home Manager, please contact us on 0808 223 5517 or kippington@caringhomes.org.



Home Manager

Edwin Cabagui


Grange Road,
Oak Lane,
TN13 2PG

0808 223 5517
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