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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01752 767 411

Opening Times:

From 07:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Welcome to Busy Bees at Plymouth, your go-to destination for quality childcare in Plymouth! Every day is a journey of discovery here, where we create a fun and nurturing environment for children to flourish and thrive. 

Our nursery is designed with your child's growth in mind, which is why we have dedicated rooms tailored to suit each age group. From the moment they step inside, they'll be greeted with endless opportunities and fun-filled activities to explore. So, whether your little one enjoys engaging in imaginative role play, expressing their creativity through arts and crafts, or getting lost in the world of books through reading, there's something on offer for every child. 

Rest assured the excitement doesn’t end there! With our outdoor garden, children can discover their independence, connect with nature, and explore their imagination. We even offer yoga sessions, allowing children to unwind and find their inner peace while surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors. 

As part of our commitment to quality childcare, our dedicated team go the extra mile to support every child throughout their development journey, to ensure they receive the very best start in life. Our nursery also proudly offers a Foundation Class that plays a pivotal role in equipping children with the skills and knowledge they need as they embark on their educational journey. 

If you're seeking a nursery in Plymouth that provides a stimulating, safe, and loving environment, look no further than Busy Bees at Plymouth. We're here to make every day an exciting adventure for your child, where they can learn, grow, and create lasting memories. Book a visit today.  

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

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Plymouth

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

Seaton Court

2a William Prance Road



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Lynsey Carroll - Centre Director

Lynsey Carroll

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Plymouth

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

We understand the importance of making sure children get the right nourishment to support good growth and development. At our Plymouth day nursery, children receive all meals, drinks, and snacks as part of the fees you pay.   

The menus work on a week-by-week basis and are varied and changed seasonally. Does your child have any specific dietary requirements or allergies? Get in touch with the Centre Director - who will be happy to discuss other safe alternatives for your child.   

Get a taste of what your child could expect to eat while at Busy Bees Plymouth: 


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. 


Chicken Pasta or Blackeye beans and vegetable pasta with green beans. Served with a cup of water.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Homemade baked beans on toast, followed by rice pudding with date and apple sauce for dessert. 

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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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth Location

Discover Busy Bees at Plymouth, conveniently situated for your ease and accessibility. Our Centre is nestled just off the A386, at Seaton Court on William Prance Road.  

For families arriving by car, rest assured that we offer ample on-site parking, ensuring a stress-free drop-off and pick-up experience. 

Arriving via public transport? There's a bus stop just a short walk away at Land Registry, serving route 102.  

When you arrive, you can leave any prams or pushchairs in our secure buggy store. This means you can focus on making the most of your visit with peace of mind.   

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


Abbey Q.


"Great family feel, children love it there and I feel the staff genuinely care for them too "

Ella S.


"Lovely nursery with great facilities, the staff are so lovely. My daughter loves going to nursery and cries when I pick her up as she has so much fun. "

Emily M.


"I would not send my daughter anywhere else. She loves nursery and the staff, especially the ones she has had as her key workers as she’s gone up in the classes. She’s developed and come along so much with her speech and social skills, all thanks to the staff. "

Kelly W.


"My son really enjoys his time at Busy Bee’s and I cannot fault the service they provide. I visited various nursery’s before choosing Busy Bee’s and felt that they were the most friendly and understanding. My son has been there for just over a year now and I am still really happy with my choice. "

Charlotte C.


"We are absolutely thrilled with Busy Bees. My daughter always runs into nursery, barely looking back as she goes in. The staff are all so friendly and are very dedicated to the children. They are clearly passionate about their job roles, which is evident in my daughters love for nursery. Since attending Busy Bees, my daughter seems to be thriving. Highly recommend. "