childcare providers southwell

Who are the best childcare providers in Southwell?

Every year we chat to and show many local families around Children’s House Nursery in respect of families looking for childcare because those families know all about Children’s House (from this website or recommendations).

Sometimes we get asked – What’s the best childcare option available?

We are never ones to shy away from the other childcare settings (in effect our competition) and we want our families to be as informed as possible.

Here is a list of the other childcare settings in our wonderful historic town of Southwell.

  • Busy Bees

They are the biggest national chain of nurseries in the United Kingdom with around 380 settings. Busy Bees came to Southwell in around 2011 – a big chain with a corporate organization and image.

  • Prebend Pre-School

Established in 1976, for children aged 2 to 5 years old, in the Centre of Southwell. Prebend is a community-run setting run with a committee which helps to raise funds, they receive charity funding from various sources including the local Co-operative. A real integral part of the Southwell Community.

  • Childminders

There are many childminders working in Southwell, offering a different type of childcare to a group nursery setting. To find a local childminder, ensure they are registered, take a look at the

  • Little Crickets at Upton

This setting is a little further afield in the nearby village of Upton, based in the Upton Cricket club.

Therefore there are four main childcare options, five including Children’s House.

You may want to take a look at some of these great resources:

And here is a guide to help you choose the right childcare for your family.