40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
High Wycombe

Rated Good by Ofsted

4 Reviews

Busy Bees


Book your visit today Use our funding calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01494 464 020

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

There's never a boring day at our Busy Bees The Rye - only days packed with fun, learning and excitement!

Recently refurbished and located near the town centre, our day nursery in High Wycombe provides a safe environment in which children can make the most of their potential during those important early years. It features separate childcare rooms for each age range. We currently provide childcare in High Wycombe for babies, toddlers, and preschool children.

These big, light rooms are packed with educational toys and activities designed to engage curious little explorers. From roleplay kitchens to shape sorters to farmyard animal toys - there's always lots to keep them having fun as they learn about the world around them.

We also have access to a large outdoor space. Here, the children can put their energy to good use - whether it's at the water tables or racing around our mini-course on trikes and ride-on cars. As we said, it's never boring at Busy Bees in High Wycombe!

Our nursery team follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) education framework - to give your child the best start in life.Our dedicated Parent Room provides the perfect spot for you to catch up with your child's key worker, allowing you to discuss their development and the key milestones they’re meeting. And you'll also be kept updated with your little one's latest milestones via our free UP and ParentZone apps.

Ready to come and see our nursery and preschool in High Wycombe? Book a visit today - our team can't wait to welcome you to the Busy Bees family!

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at The Rye

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

Abbey Way

High Wycombe

HP11 1AN

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Claire Griffin - Centre Director

Claire Griffin

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at The Rye

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in High Wycombe. 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 The Rye

At Busy Bees, we understand the importance of promoting healthy eating habits early on in life. That’s why we ensure all the food and drink we serve is nutritionally balanced.

During your child’s typical day at our High Wycombe nursery, they’ll enjoy regular meals and refreshments from our NHS Startwell-accredited menu.

There’s nothing extra to pay for this – it’s all included in your nursery fees. Everything is freshly prepared on the day by our talented on-site nursery chef. And if your child has any specific dietary requirements, don’t worry – we can account for their needs. Speak to your Centre Director for more information.

Want a taster from our menu at Busy Bees in High Wycombe?


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.


Salmon fish fingers or veggie croquette, with mushy peas and roast or boiled potatoes. Greek yoghurt and berry cake for dessert.

Afternoon Snack

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

Early Evening Snack

Sour cream and chive dip with vegetable sticks to start. Main of English muffin topped with homemade baked beans and cheese. Served with a cup of water.

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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 High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe Location

We’re conveniently positioned right near the heart of High Wycombe’s town centre – on Abbey Way (A40). 

It’s really easy to reach our Wycombe nursery via car. And you’ll have plenty of nearby options if you’re coming via public transport. Easton Street (Stop E) bus stop on the 655 route is less than a five-minute walk away, as is the Town Hall (Stop T) bus stop, which is served by 8 P&R Cressex Connect, 101 Chiltern Hundreds, 814 and X74 buses. High Wycombe railway station is just a 10-minute walk away too. It sits on the Chiltern Main Line – running between Beaconsfield and Saunderton.

When you arrive, you’ll find we have plenty of on-site parking. So, you can drop off and pick up – without having to worry about the busy nearby road. We also have a secure buggy store, where you can leave your prams and pushchairs.

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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 High Wycombe. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery High Wycombe for yourself.


Simone N.


"Outstanding childcare provider. "

Nora S.


"The nursery workers are amazing. I know my child is in good hands. "

Petrina L.


"The carers are all extremely lovely! I love that pictures are taken when observations are made! It’s wonderful all round! The customer service is also fab! Would recommend the nursery to all with little ones!"

Rachel C.


"Happy twins and caring staff. Can’t ask for more."