Our Nursery

Welcome to Strawberry Hill Nursery, an established Early Years Education Centre in the heart of Edinburgh providing stimulating and inspiring childcare for children from 12 weeks to 5 years of age.

At Strawberry Hill Nursery we provide children with a homely, nurturing environment and encourage them to make friends, explore their curiosity and develop confidence through daily play, nursery routines and a wide range of special activities.

Our nursery is set within a stunning traditional Victorian villa which has been refurbished to the highest standards. Playrooms are carefully designed and resourced to provide tailored play areas appropriate for each age group, and we encourage children to make use of our fantastic outdoor play year-round to enjoy fresh air, exercise, growing vegetables and cooking up sludgy concoctions in our mud kitchen!

We are conveniently located near public transport links in The Grange, making us a great choice for families located in Newington, Marchmont, Prestonfield and beyond. We also have a large off-street car park at the back of the building allowing easy and safe drop off and collection.

Please contact us to learn more about our nursery or to arrange a visit, we’d love to meet you!

Our Nursery Team 

General Manager - Natalie Smith

Our manager has a professional certificate in childcare and thirteen years of experience working with children of all ages. She manages her nursery and staff team to ensure she provides a secure family environment where you can feel relaxed and confident in the knowledge that your child is being cared for by dedicated staff in a safe environment.

Our wider team of Early Years Practitioners, Managers and Supervisors work together to deliver inspiring childcare for every child at Strawberry Hill Nursery. Staff support child-led learning and celebrate play and playfulness across all areas of the curriculum.

Nursery  Manager - Megan Benge 

Megan  worked within Childcare for 7 years. She holds a level 3 diploma in childcare.

" I have a passion for ensuring paramount care is given at all times and absolutely love to see the children flourish with the influence of social interactions whilst at nursery. I have experience of leading a team and I have creative ideas to enhance children's learning and development."


Opening Hours

Our Nursery Opening Hours are 7.45 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday.

We are open 52 weeks of the year for the following sessions:

Morning session – 7.45 am to 12.45 pm
Afternoon session – 1 pm to 6 pm

The nursery is open all year round with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and two days at New Year