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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01273 506455

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Welcome to Busy Bees Brighton, your premier destination for exceptional childcare in Brighton! Situated in a charming, converted house, our nursery offers a homely atmosphere, providing a warm and nurturing environment for children from babies through to preschoolers. 

Here at our nursery, we understand the importance of tailored care and education during your little one's early years. That's why each age group has its own dedicated space within our nursery, allowing children to develop comfortably alongside peers at similar stages in their journey. 

We also offer an exciting sensory room brimming with captivating resources designed to delight the senses and ignite curiosity. It's a space where little ones can explore, discover, and make new connections in a safe and stimulating environment. 

But the fun doesn't stop there! Our location, close to Preston Park and the woodlands, provides ample opportunities for outdoor adventures and nature exploration. Regular visits to these natural settings enrich children's experiences and foster a deeper connection with the world around them. 

So, if you’re looking for a nursery in Brighton where your little one can unleash their full potential, book a visit today and experience the difference at Busy Bees Brighton.  

Want to learn more about Busy Bees Brighton? You can find everything you need to know in our Parent Pack. 

Not sure if Busy Bees Brighton is the best option for your family? View all of our Nurseries in Brighton & Hove to explore all Busy Bees locations in your area.

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees Nursery at Brighton

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees Nursery at Brighton offers the flexibility of booking additional sessions for when you need them.​ Find out more about our nursery session booking app, Pebble.

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Busy Bees

Busy Bees Nursery at Brighton

44-46 Harrington Road


East Sussex


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Emily Carlton - Centre Director

Emily Carlton

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees Nursery at Brighton

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Brighton. Click on each facility to find out more.

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Car Parking
We offer ample parking on-site for your safety and convenience.

Buggy store
A safe place to store your pram while visiting the nursery.

Our nursery is fitted with CCTV for the safety and security of our team and the children in our care.

Secure Access
Our entrance ways are fitted with an intercom system and all access points are safe and secure.

Nappies and Wipes inclusive
Fees are all-inclusive to include nappies and wipes.

Formula Milk provided
Fees are inclusive to include formula milk if required.

Meals and Snacks Provided
All meals, drinks and snacks are prepared on-site by our chef and are NHS accredited.

Outdoor Facilities
Our outdoor environment offers space to explore and take safe risks with the support of our team, aiding child development.

Sensory Room
Our Sensory Room is a relaxing space providing a unique sensory experience with activities and equipment to explore, engaging and stimulating children’s senses.

Parent Room
Our parent room is a dedicated safe space for us to get to know your family and you to speak in confidence with our nursery team about your child's nursery life.

Smart Board
Our Interactive Smart Board is used daily to bring learning to life and provides children with a hands-on approach with technology.

Funded Childcare
We offer government funded places for children aged 2 to 4 years, please speak to the Centre Director for more information.

We have a fully qualified Teacher in our pre-school room who delivers exciting learning opportunities, whilst ensuring statutory and legal welfare requirements are met for every child.

Foundation Class
The foundation class nurtures each child's natural curiosity within a structured framework providing pre-school children with an early introduction to school life.

We keep families informed through ParentZone, an online learning journal platform, which can be accessed via a smartphone app.

Exclusive to Busy Bees, UP is a learning and development app used by educators in our nursery and parents at home. Search ‘UP by Busy Bees’ on the app store to find out more.

Book Extra Sessions Online
We offer online booking for extra ad-hoc sessions at this nursery with Pebble.

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Food at Busy Bees Nursery at Brighton

Here, at Busy Bees Brighton we understand just how important it is for growing little ones to get the nutritional balance they need. So, while your child is at our nursery, we ensure they can enjoy healthy snacks, meals, and drinks throughout the day. There's no extra cost involved - it's included in your fees.  

Our seasonal nursery menus feature childhood favourites packed with goodness. They are accredited by NHS Startwell. Every day features a different set of dishes, which means there is always an opportunity to try something new and delicious. And everything is freshly prepared, on-site, by our talented nursery chef.  

Does your child have specific dietary requirements? Don't worry, simply speak to your Centre Director – our team can make sure they are accounted for with safe alternatives.  

Want to get an idea of what your child might enjoy on a regular day at our nursery in Brighton? Here is just a taster! 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack 

Fresh fruit with wholesale toast or baked goods, served with a cup of milk or water.  


Pork bolognaise (vegetarian option: red lentil and vegetable bolognaise) with cheesy garlic bread.  

Afternoon Snack 

Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks, served with a cup of milk or water.  

Early Evening Snack 

Salmon crunch wrap and egg crunch wrap with carrot sticks. Caribbean fresh fruit salad with vanilla natural yoghurt for dessert. 

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Our Fees

We believe in an open and transparent approach to nursery fees. Click the button below for weekly, daily, and session rates for our exceptional childcare.

Did you know Busy Bees also offers government-funded childcare? If eligible, you could be entitled to up to 570 or 1140 hours of funded childcare, depending on your eligibility and your child's age, each year for your child. Find out more on our 'Funding Options' page. Or alternatively, speak to your Centre Director to learn more.

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Preparing for School

In order to best prepare the children for the next big chapter of their lives, Busy Bees do all that they can to support and celebrate the transition. All of the planned activities and experiences which take place within our Busy Bees Nursery in Brighton are designed to provide a foundation of skills that will help them grow in becoming confident and capable learners.

Learn more about how we support the journey from nursery to school by taking a look at our "My Journey to School Tracker". To read more and learn about the other ways our expert team supports the transition to school level, take a look at our Starting School page.

Busy Bees Nursery Brighton Location

Conveniently situated on Harrington Road, Busy Bees Brighton offers easy access for families seeking top-quality childcare in Brighton.  

For those travelling by car, the A27 is only a 5-minute drive from the nursery, with ample parking available onsite for added convenience. 

Arriving via public transportation? Preston Park train station is nearby, providing convenient access for commuters. There is also a bus stop located at Preston Park London Road, and Loder Road, serving multiple routes. 

Additionally, families can rest assured knowing that we provide a secure buggy store where buggies and pushchairs can be safely stored during your little one's time at nursery. 

Find the exact location of Busy Bees Nursery at Brighton by using our What3Words:


Book a Tour

Our friendly, expert team of staff are always happy to welcome you and your child for a tour of the facilities on offer at our nursery in Brighton. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Brighton for yourself.


Leila N.


"My little one is very happy with the team "

Gemma F.


"Wonderful nursery setting and excellent staff"

Silvia A.


"Great staff. very friendly"

Rochelle L.


"I wouldn’t send my child to any other nursery. They are amazing with my son. His development has come along leaps and bounds."