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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 02920 541111

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

We understand that convenience is key when it comes to looking after children. Busy Bees Cardiff Gate is easily located within the business park, making it the perfect location for busy parents working in or around the area. 

There is much to love about our nursery in Cardiff, from the varied activities and resources to the delicious and nutritious meals prepared on-site by our kitchen team. 

We provide excellent childcare for children from babies through to pre-schoolers. There is nothing we love more than watching your child grow and develop over the years spent with us, in preparation for their next big education milestone. 

With a dedicated nursery room for younger children, routines can be continued whilst within our care, with cosy and clean cots, stimulating sensory areas and comfortable chairs, perfect for a cwtch (a very Welsh cuddle!).

Want to learn more about the fantastic resources, meet the expert nursery team and get a feel for our day nursery in Cardiff? Book a visit today! 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Cardiff Gate

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Cardiff Gate 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 at Cardiff Gate

Greenwood Close

Cardiff Gate Business Park


CF23 8RD

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Michelle Parker - Centre Director

Michelle Parker

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Cardiff Gate

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Cardiff. 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 at Cardiff Gate

Getting children to eat foods which will fuel their growth and development can be tricky. We understand this and do our very best to incorporate healthy foods into each meal of the day at Cardiff nursery. 

The fees you pay include all meals, drinks and snacks prepared on-site by our nursery chef.

Get a taste of what your child might eat while at our Cardiff nursery:


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge, with a cup of water.

Morning Snack

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


Cheesy garlic bread followed by pork or lentil Bolognese, with a cup of water.

Afternoon Snack

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

Early Evening Snack

Salmon or egg crunch wrap with carrot sticks, followed by fresh fruit salad with vanilla or natural yoghurt, with a cup of water.

To learn more about how we encourage eating well at Busy Bees, and to read our NHS-accredited menu in full, please take a look at our ‘Eating Well’ page by clicking the link below. 

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Our Fees

We believe in an open and transparent approach to nursery fees. Did you know Busy Bees also offers government-funded Childcare Offer for 3 and 4 year olds to help support parents with the cost of childcare? If eligible you could be entitled to up to 30 hours of Early Education and Childcare for up to 48 weeks. 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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff Location

As mentioned, we are sandwiched conveniently within the Cardiff Gate business park. We have car parking right outside, allowing for easy collection and drop-off. 
Arriving via public transport? Cardiff Gate bus stop is only a five-minute walk from the nursery, on Malthouse Avenue. 

Find the exact location of Busy Bees at Cardiff Gate 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 Cardiff. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Cardiff for yourself.


Aleksandra J.


"Great nursery! My daughter loves it and so did my son. Staff is welcoming and facilities are very good! Definitely recommend!"

Hannah H.


"Fantastic child care my little one has grown in confidence since starting there!"

Bethan R.


"Amazing staff, lovely environment. My little one loves it and is very well looked after. "

Christopher W.


"Very communicative, nice secure site, friendly and experienced staff. Great support and compassionate about any issues that arise"

Lionel M.


"Staff are great with the kids however too many short notice cancellations on the day which is not convenient for working parents. There needs to be better provision for sickness cover."