40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Edwalton, Nottingham

Rated Good by Ofsted

2 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0115 6663650

Opening Times:

From 08:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

With dedicated rooms for babies, toddlers and preschoolers our warm and friendly daycare nursery in Edwalton, provides a stimulating environment where children thrive and develop at their own pace. 

There is so much to love about Busy Bees in Edwalton; from freshly prepared meals from NHS-accredited menus and tasty snacks, to exciting outdoor play areas and state-of-the-art resources to encourage and nurture your child’s curiosity and independence and secure access to the nursery to ensure the safety of your children and the staff. You can be assured that this, combined with the highly experienced childcare team will make you and your child feel welcome every day and care for them during their time at Busy Bees Edwalton.

Our Busy Bees nursery in Edwalton has been designed with the planet in mind. We are particularly proud of its environmental features. At the entrance, you will find a large internal living wall which offers the perfect opportunity for our children to get involved with its care while learning about the environment. In addition to this, internal living plant frames can be found in our preschool room. LED lighting, bike storage, and an EV charging point conclude the list of features of our environmentally friendly childcare setting in Edwalton. 

If you're searching for childcare south of Nottingham, there's simply nowhere better than this Edwalton nursery. Our professional and caring team can’t wait to welcome you and your child. Book a visit today, or alternatively, download a Parent Pack to find out more.

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

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Edwalton

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

6 Zambra Court, Off Landmere Lane


Nottingham NG12 4GF

For Sat Nav please use NG12 4DE

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Michaela Leigh - Centre Director

Michaela Leigh

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Edwalton

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Edwalton, Nottingham. 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 Edwalton

The fees you pay are inclusive of all meals, drinks, and snacks, which are prepared on- site by our nursery chef each day. Our clever chefs think of exciting ways to get your little ones eating the right things to help them develop and thrive, coming up with inventive menus which change seasonally. . 

If your child has any specific dietary requirements or allergies, please contact the Centre Director who will be happy to discuss other safe and delicious alternative options.  

Get a taste of what your child might eat in a day whilst at Busy Bees nursery in Edwalton: 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack  

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


Garlic bread with mixed vegetable spaghetti Bolognese, with a drink of water. 

Afternoon Snack  

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

Early Evening Snack  

Sandwich selection served with cucumber, followed by fruit salad, served with a drink of water.  

To learn more about how we encourage eating well at Busy Bees, and to read our NHS accredited menus in full, please click the link below.  

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Getting Outdoors

At Busy Bees Edwalton, we are able to offer children spacious and exciting outdoor areas for all age groups. We love to encourage the children in our care to spend as much time outside as possible, as we recognise the importance of fresh air and being active for both physical and mental development. Take a look at the gallery images of our gardens, then book a visit so you can see them for yourself on a personal tour of the nursery. 

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Upcoming Events

Here's some of the fun things we are getting up to in nursery.

Gardening Week

27 May

Gardening Week

27 May

Fathers Day Activities

10 June

Fathers Day Activities

10 June

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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 Edwalton, Nottingham 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 Edwalton, Nottingham Location

Situated around five miles south of central Nottingham, our Busy Bees Edwalton nursery is a convenient location for parents travelling from Ruddington, Tollerton and Plumtree and Bradmore.  

Our exceptional newly built nursery is within the retail park on Landmere Lane, just off Wheatcroft Island on the A52 at Edwalton, south of Nottingham (near Notcutts Garden Centre) and offers car parking right outside for easy drop off and collection.

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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 Edwalton, Nottingham. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Edwalton, Nottingham for yourself.


Azriel H.


"Amazing Staff!!! Absolutely would recommend this nursery "

Jade H.


"When your child happily skips into nursery, waving and smiling then you know you’re onto a winner! My daughter was a baby born in lockdown, however you would never have known as she’s become so sociable! I love at the end of the day there’s a round up on her day and how she’s been getting on, and if you’re in a rush you always have the app which shows nap time, changes, what she’s eaten and her day with some snaps! "