40 Years of Busy Bees

Nurseries in Edinburgh

With more than 40 years of experience providing excellent childcare, we have a commitment to exceptional childcare and early education. We create safe, nurturing, and stimulating environments where children can thrive.  

If you’re looking for childcare, we provide some of the best daycare Edinburgh has to offer across six fantastic nurseries. Each of our nurseries provides dedicated spaces for different age groups, with tailored activities and care.  

Find your nearest nursery in Edinburgh by clicking on the map. Then explore the location, and facilities, and get an introduction to the team at your nearest Busy Bees Edinburgh nursery. Book a visit today!  

Throughout each of our Edinburgh nurseries, we offer diverse activities to enhance learning, including messy play, outdoor explanation arts, music, and physical activities.  

Experience daycare in Edinburgh with a difference We welcome you to visit any of our nurseries in Edinburgh to experience the wonderful environments we have created. Our passionate team can’t wait to meet you and your child and welcome you into the Busy Bees family!  

Busy Bees Edinburgh Dean Terrace

(3 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 07:45 - 17:45

Busy Bees at Dean Terrace is a converted three-story nursery, full of traditional charm. With five spacious welcoming childcare rooms and a long-standing, supportive team on hand to support your child in their development. 

Busy Bees at Port Hamilton

(5 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 07:30 - 18:00

Busy Bees Port Hamilton is a bright, open plan setting that is thoughtfully resourced and has the benefit of several large and secure outdoor learning environments. Our Port Hamilton nursery is designed to provide children with ample learning opportunities in a vibrant way.  

Busy Bees Edinburgh Heriot Hill

(11 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 08:00 - 18:00

Our Busy Bees at Heriot Hill is packed with joy and laughter, along with a wide variety of age-appropriate activities, catering to all children’s needs and interests. Located in the heart of the city centre, we have great public transport links.  

Busy Bees at Midlothian Newbyres

(2 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 07:30 - 18:00

In the heart of Gorebridge village, Busy Bees Midlothian Newbyres nursery offers excellent public transport links and parking on-site for all commuting parents and carers. Equipped with a plethora of resources, our Gorebridge nursery welcomes children from three months to five years old. 

Busy Bees Edinburgh Broughton

(4 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 07:30 - 18:00

Busy Bees Broughton Road is conveniently located a short drive from areas such as Canonmills and Bonnington. This nursery offers a warm and homely setting for children across multiple rooms, as well as a well-equipped outdoor area for children to explore. 

Busy Bees at Midlothian Hopefield Castle

(2 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 07:30 - 18:00

Busy Bees Midlothian Hopefield Castle is a uniquely beautiful nursery placed in a formidable 17th-century fairytale castle with 1.5 acres of secure grounds for children to enjoy. Our long-standing and experienced team supports children throughout their developmental journey. 

Busy Bees at Edinburgh Park

(8 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 07:30 - 18:00

Our Edinburgh Park Nursery provides activities and resources which actively encourage learning in alignment with the current curriculum. Children are encouraged to learn through play, whether they choose messy play, or sensory play, or imaginative role-play areas.  

Busy Bees Edinburgh Forres Street

(6 reviews)

Open Mon-Fri 08:00 - 18:00

Conveniently placed between Charlotte Square and Moray Place, we provide fantastic daycare in Edinburgh, ideally situated in the heart of the city. Accommodating children from three months to five years, we offer an environment in which children can feel safe and secure.