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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01242 236 633

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Our Busy Bees Wellington Road nursery truly is a home-from-home environment for children, from babies through to pre-school age. 

Watch your children thrive while at our day nursery in Cheltenham, with a huge range of exciting resources and stimulating activities to explore -, all carefully selected and organised in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, setting them up perfectly for the next stages of their education. 

Keen to keep your child’s routine structured while in our care? Our nursery boasts a safe and comfortable nursery room, equipped with space to sleep, clean linen and relaxing décor – perfect for a lunchtime snooze after some delicious food. 

Our expert nursery team want the absolute best for your child and will do their utmost to provide the care and support they deserve. 

Interested in learning more about our excellent Wellington Road nursery? Read through the facilities below or book a visit today to speak with our friendly Centre Director. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees in Cheltenham Wellington Road

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

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Niamh Manning - Centre Director

Niamh Manning

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees in Cheltenham Wellington Road

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

The fees you pay include all meals, drinks and snacks prepared on-site by our nursery chef.

We understand how tricky it can be to get children to eat healthy, nutritious food. Our clever kitchen team and encouraging nursery staff make sure all children enjoy a varied, healthy diet while at Busy Bees Wellington Road. 

Get a taste of what your child could enjoy while at our nursery:


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.


Cheesy garlic bread with pork or lentil Bolognese, with a drink of water.

Afternoon Snack

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

Early Evening Snack

Salmon crunch or egg crunch wrap with carrot sticks, followed by fresh fruit salad with vanilla or natural yoghurt. With a drink or water.

If you child has any allergies or dietary requirements, please speak with the Centre Director, who would be happy to discuss other safe alternatives. 

To learn more about how we encourage eating well at our Wellington Road nursery, and other Busy Bees nurseries, please click the link to our ‘Eating Well’ page 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 Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham Location

Our nursery is centrally located, only a five-minute drive from the centre of Cheltenham. Arriving via public transport? Fairview Road bus stop is only a six-minute walk from our day nursery, or alternatively, the nearest main train station is Cheltenham Spa, which is a 30-minute walk. 

We have a convenient buggy store for parents who wish to leave a stroller for drop-off and collection, as well as secure access which ensures the safety of all children, staff, and visitors. 

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


Louise C.


"Always great and my daughter loves going there. Definitely feels like part of a family! "

Sophie W.


"Great nursery with amazing staff! My only con is the waiting time at the door sometimes for drop of and pick up "