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Rated Outstanding by Ofsted

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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01524 845245

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Are you looking for excellent childcare in Lancaster? Here at Busy Bees Lancaster, there are endless opportunities available for your little ones to learn, develop and thrive, during their stay at nursery. 

We understand just how important it is for children to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air. So, with our newly refurbished outdoor garden play area, separated into each age group, your child can enjoy learning outdoors, exploring their imagination and taking on safe risks.  

To help keep your little one's mind and body stimulated, we have an Unleashing Potential room available, where children can get involved in yoga sessions and dance classes. You can continue the fun at home with our learning and development app, UP, which offers a range of activities. 

Rest assured your child will be fully supported by our friendly team, so, whether your little one still requires that extra close care and attention, or they are preparing for the next steps in their educational journey, your child will receive the very best start in life at our nursery in Lancaster. 

Our highly qualified team, cherish the bonds and connections they have made with parents and families and truly care about your feedback, which is why we hold parent partnership group sessions to discuss innovative ideas to help enhance the service we provide. We will even invite you to play day sessions so you can get involved in all the excitement too! 

Want to find out more about our nursery in Lancaster and see the fantastic facilities for yourself? Book a visit today, and our wonderful team will look forward to welcoming you. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees in Lancaster

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees in Lancaster 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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Emma Spindley - Centre Director

Emma Spindley

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees in Lancaster

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

We want to make sure your child is getting the absolute best from the time they spend with us at Busy Bees Lancaster. So, our nursery chefs create delicious and nutritious meals and snacks to keep little tummies full! All of which are included within the fees you pay.  

Does your child suffer from allergies or have any specific dietary requirements? Speak with the Centre Director who will be happy to discuss other safe and tasty alternatives.   

Get a taste of what your child might enjoy while spending the day with us:   


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. 


Lamb or Quorn dinner served with root vegetable mash, green beans and a cup of water. Followed with pears for dessert.  

Afternoon Snack  

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

Early Evening Snack 

Mini ploughman's or vegetarian ploughman’s served with chutney and a cup of water. Followed by orange and sultanas for dessert.   

Learn more about how we promote positive eating habits within our Lancaster nursery and read our NHS-accredited menu in full by visiting 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. 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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster Location

Your will find our nursery in Lancaster, just a 10-minute drive from the City Centre.  

Located just off the A683, we are in the perfect location for those commuting. Rest assured, if you are arriving by car, we have a large car parking facility onsite, for easy drop-offs and collections.  

Arriving via public transport? There is a bus stop nearby at AXA insurance serving route 6A.  

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


Lauren P.


"Lovely, friendly staff My son has come on leaps and bounds since starting here. Would highly recommend"

Chris W.


"Great staff and services provided"

Kerrie T.


"My daughter loves nursery and has lots of fun. I enjoy seeing photos on the app. The staff contact me if she has any minor accident. No complaints. "

Vicki W.


"Amazing staff. They are always there to talk to if needed and parent one is kept up to date. My children are always happy to go. "

Christine H.


"My son has been at Busy Bees for a year now and his development has been really enriched and his confidence has sky rocketed. I have been so impressed with the staff. My son looks forward to going, he is so happy at Busy Bees!"