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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01603 507 776

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Our bright and beautiful nursery in Norwich is located just a few miles from Norwich, on the site of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, which is easily accessible from the A11 and the A47.

Our dedicated nursery staff are committed to providing high quality childcare in a safe and secure environment, encouraging the development of confident learners, helping your children to a smooth transition into school life.

The opportunities for your child are endless at Busy Bees Norfolk and Norwich Hospital nursery! With large and enticing gardens to support child development and provide a space to explore and develop their physical skills while boosting their confidence.

Mealtimes are a special occasion every day at our day nursery in Norwich, with a Chef and Assistant Chef on site who prepare fresh and nutritious meals and snacks for our children. All of our menus are tailored to the seasons and accredited by the NHS, offering a range of colours, textures and tastes for all dietary requirements.

So, if you’re looking for childcare in Norfolk or Norwich, Busy Bees could be the perfect option for you and your child! Our experienced and friendly staff would love to welcome you and your child to our nursery to view the facilities and get a taste of what it’s like to be a part of the Busy Bees family!

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

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital 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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Sarah Radford - Centre Director

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Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Norwich. 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 Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

At our nursery in Norwich, we do everything we can to make mealtimes fun, exciting and enjoyable for your child. We understand that it can be tricky sometimes to get little ones to eat healthy food, so our talented Chef and the kitchen team do their very best to keep mealtimes nutritious and delicious!

The fees you pay are inclusive of all meals, drinks, and snacks, which are prepared on site daily. If you child has any specific dietary requirements or allergies, please let the Centre Director know who will be happy to discuss tasty and safe alternatives for your child.

Take a look below at a sample of what you could expect your child to eat while at our day nursery in Norwich:


Seasonal fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.

Morning Snack

Seasonal fresh fruit, wholemeal toast or other baked good, with a drink of either milk or water.


Salmon or Veggie fingers with peas and wedges, followed by fruit and sultanas with a drink of water.

Afternoon Snack

Seasonal fresh fruit or vegetable sticks, with a drink of either milk or water.

Early Evening Snack

Wraps with a variety of fillings, served with tomato wedges followed by yoghurt and seasonal fruit, with a drink of water.

Want to learn more about the food options for your child and the efforts Busy Bees nursery in Norwich makes to encourage eating well? Click below to discover more and access the NHS accredited menus in full.

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Getting Outdoors

At Busy Bees Norwich and Norfolk Hospital nursery, the fun doesn’t stop at the doors. Our safe and spacious outdoor area is full of activities and resources for children of all ages. We encourage children to play, discover and take safe risks while being watched by our expertly trained team.

Whether your child enjoys learning about growing flowers, plants and herbs, playing football, or riding bikes, there is something for everyone within our outdoor area.

When the weather is warm and sunny, we take the opportunity to use our summerhouse area, where children can enjoy the fresh air while drawing, colouring or playing with their friends.

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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 Norwich 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 Norwich Location

Our nursery is conveniently located on the site of Norwich and Norfolk Hospital, with ample parking, secure access and a handy buggy store for parents arriving on foot. The closest rail links are a 20-minute drive, with the nearest station being Norwich main rail station.

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


Leanne M.


"I've been really impressed with the quality of care, amazing food choices and activities that they do. My little girl loves going and I feel confident that she is being well looked after there. "

Rita O.


"They are great with my daughter, always keeping her engaged. She is learning a lot from the girls and really well looked after. So grateful!"

Natasha S.


"Excellent nursery, highly recommend "

Nicola W.


"My son loves nursery and always has so much fun and learns new skills. I feel very happy leaving him there knowing he is very well cared for "

Karan V.


"Very helpful for both working parents .. proved to be a real boon for us .. "