40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Great Yarmouth

Rated Good by Ofsted

8 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01493 661 583

Opening Times:

From 07:00 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Are you looking for exceptional childcare in Great Yarmouth? Look no further than Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth, where learning, growth, and fun are at the heart of everything we do. 

Our nursery and preschool are designed to provide the perfect environment for your child to learn, flourish and thrive, all while surrounded by friendly children and caring staff. With rooms tailored to suit your child's development needs, your child can progress at a pace that suits them best, ensuring that their learning journey is both enjoyable and enriching. 

With an abundance of activities and learning resources that keep children engaged and excited, there is never a dull day at our nursery in Great Yarmouth. From construction play that sparks imagination to arts and crafts that ignite creativity, there's always something for every child to enjoy. 

Rest assured, we're committed to providing the very best start in life for your child. Whether it's fostering their love for reading, boosting their counting skills, enhancing fine motor abilities, or ensuring they enjoy delicious and nutritious balanced meals throughout the day, we've got it all covered. 

So, if you're seeking childcare in Great Yarmouth that provides a stimulating environment for your child to unleash their full potential, look no further than Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth. Our team of dedicated staff are here to support, encourage, and inspire your child on their exciting journey of growth and discovery. Book a visit today.  

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

Exciting news is on the horizon—our nursery is undergoing refurbishment! Even more fantastic features are coming soon to elevate your child's experience.

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth

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

James Paget Hospital, Lowestoft Road


Great Yarmouth


NR31 6LA

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Lisa Marden - Centre Director

Lisa Marden

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth

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

We want to make sure your child is getting the absolute best from the time they spend with us at Busy Bees Great Yarmouth. Which is why 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 an idea of what your child could expect to eat while at our day nursery in Great Yarmouth:  


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 goujons (vegetarian option: vegetable croquettes) served with homemade baked beans, mixed potato wedges and a cup of water. Followed by pears for dessert. 

Afternoon Snack  

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

Early Evening Snack 

Cheese twists to start, followed by spring vegetable soup served with a cup of water. 

Learn more about how we promote positive eating habits within our Great Yarmouth 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 Great Yarmouth 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 Great Yarmouth Location

Nestled on the grounds of James Paget Hospital along Lowestoft Road, Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth welcomes you to a world of nurturing care and vibrant learning experiences. 

Our nursery is conveniently located just a short 10-minute drive from the heart of Great Yarmouth, ensuring effortless drop-offs and pick-ups for busy parents and families. With a spacious on-site parking area, you can trust that each drop-off and collection will be safe, seamless, and stress-free. 

What's more, you will find our nursery on the A47, offering excellent connectivity for commuters from various parts of the region, making access to our nursery in Great Yarmouth a breeze. 

For those who prefer public transport, our nursery is easily accessible via the nearby St James Hospital bus stop, just a stone's throw away. This stop serves multiple routes, ensuring that you have flexible options for getting your child to and from our facility. 

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


Michaela K.


"Lovely nursery, great staff "

Amie A.


"My daughter absolutely loves busy bees, she is always happy when coming home and always speaks about her key person and other staff members at home. I am very happy with the care provided and find it very helpful that I am able to see how my daughter has ate, slept etc via the ParentZone app. Thank you to all the staff at busy bees for being supportive and helping build up my daughters confidence at nursery and I can see she feels at home. "

Vicky G.


"Excellent staff, welcoming and friendly. Brilliant activities and food"

David J.


"Brilliant nursery my little boy absolutely loves it "

Paige S.


"Lovely Nursery with great staff."