Welcome to Riverside Nursery

About Us

We are thrilled to welcome you to Riverside Nursery located at The Royal United Hospital. Our mission is to provide a nurturing and supportive environment for the children of the hospital
staff, ensuring they can focus on their crucial roles with peace of mind.

Our Location

Situated in the grounds of The Royal United Hospital, our nursery boasts a purpose-built facility designed with your child’s comfort and safety in mind. Surrounded by nature, we are privileged to be close to numerous picturesque walks and exciting adventures, providing a stimulating environment for your little ones.

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What Sets Us Apart

Dedicated Support for Hospital Staff

We understand the demands of working in a hospital setting, and that’s why Riverside Nursery is here to support the dedicated staff of The Royal United Hospital. Our flexible childcare options and extended operating hours cater to the unique schedules of healthcare professionals.

Quality Early Childhood Education

At Riverside Nursery, we prioritize your child’s development through a blend of play-based learning and structured activities. Our experienced and caring staff are committed to fostering a love for learning in a safe and inclusive space.

Explore, Learn, Grow

Our nursery features three large rooms, each tailored to specific age groups:

  • 3 months to 2 years
  • 2 to 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years the preschool room

Riverside Nursery has two garden areas for children to enjoy. Our outdoor spaces include a vegetable plot where we grow our own vegetables, providing a hands-on experience for your little ones to learn about nature and healthy eating.

Our proximity to beautiful walks and adventurous spots ensures that your child experiences the wonders of nature. We believe in fostering curiosity and exploration, providing your little ones with opportunities to discover and learn in an engaging outdoor environment.

The Important Info

We care for babies and children from 3 months to 5 years, full-time with a minimum of 2 days per week. We’re open from 8am-6pm on weekdays, closing only for a week at Christmas plus bank holidays For parents working shifts at the RUH we will be open from 7.15am. This will need to be pre-booked.


Minimum 2 days per week.

All Day 8am-6pm

RUH Staff 7.15am -6pm

Day – £78

Full week – £350 (£70 per day)

All food and drinks (and nappies if needed) are included in the daily/weekly price.