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Opening Times:

From 07:00 to 18:15 Mon - Fri

Are you on the lookout for top-notch childcare in Manchester? Your search ends here at Busy Bees Manchester Hyde, where we take pride in creating a stimulating environment for your little ones to flourish and thrive. 

Each of our nursery rooms are tailored to suit each age group, ensuring that your little one receives the attention and activities that cater to their specific needs. From interactive play to educational exploration, we create an atmosphere where curiosity is sparked, and learning is a joyous adventure. 

With a large outdoor area that provides endless opportunities, children can embark on safe adventures that nurture confidence and independence. We believe that the outdoors is a classroom without walls, where children can learn, play, and develop essential life skills in a fun and secure environment.  

At Busy Bees, we are committed to providing every child with the best start in life. With a team of experienced and caring staff, we dedicate ourselves to supporting your child's growth and development at every stage, ensuring they are well-prepared for the exciting adventures that await them. 

Want to learn more about our nursery and preschool in Manchester, and see the fantastic facilities for yourself? Book a visit today and let your child embark on a journey of learning and growth that will shape their future. 

Interested in learning more about Busy Bees Manchester Hyde? You can find everything you need to know in our Parent Pack. 

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

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

239 Mottram Road



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Jemma Cox - Centre Director

Jemma Cox

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Manchester Hyde

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

Here, at Busy Bees Manchester Hyde, all the meals, snacks, and drinks we provide are packed with natural goodness. They form part of our NHS Startwell-accredited menus, which have been carefully created to help children enjoy a healthy, nutritionally balanced diet. It is all included in your nursery fees too – so, there is no extra to pay.  

Our talented nursery chef prepares all food and drinks, on-site, using fresh, local produce where possible. Do you need us to adjust the food your child is served, because of an allergy or dietary need? We can do that - simply let your Centre Director know.  

Wonder what tasty meals your little one could enjoy while they are our nursery in Manchester? Here is just a sample: 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.   

Morning Snack 

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


Cream cheese pinwheel followed by beef/turkey or lentils in gravy with new potatoes and broccoli, with a drink of water.   

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack  

Chef’s daily special, with a drink of water. 

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5* Food Hygiene
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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 Manchester 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 Manchester Location

Welcome to Busy Bees Manchester Hyde, conveniently situated on Mottram Road in Hyde! Our center is just a 5-minute drive from the M67 at Junction 3, making it an ideal choice for commuting families seeking quality childcare.  

For those who prefer public transportation, Godley Train Station is a mere 8-minute walk away. This offers families a convenient and reliable option for drop-offs and pickups. Adding to the accessibility, there's a bus stop right outside the nursery on St Paul's Hills Road, serving various routes (127, 201, 846, and 871). 

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


Kelly S.


"The staff go above and beyond to make sure my children are happy and are so reassuring. I couldn’t recommend them any more! Thank you all for everything you do…..Jemma, Chantel, Chelsea, Kim, Jade, Jo, Julie, Adele, Jenny…..too many to mention. My son has time with all staff even though he is allocated to a key worker. Great environment, fantastic outdoor space, meals are amazing!"

Chloe H.


"Amazing nursery. Staff go above and beyond. They have such a fantastic knowledge of my child and use this to do amazing activities with him. "

Laura T.


"Our son is behind in his speech development and communication and the staff have been amazing. They go above and beyond and he has changed so much since starting. So happy we chose this nursery. Could not ask for anything better. "

Aimee A.


"Couldn’t ask for a better bunch of ladies to look after my son, they go above and beyond! My son loves this nursery. "

Kelly W.


"Excellent everyone is very friendly, my kids are loving nursery. The care is second to none."