• signing
  • Toddler Room
  • Making Lives Less Complicated
  • Alfie in tyre
  • bubble
  • Babies-1
  • Babies-2
  • Babies-3
  • Babies-4
  • Tweenie room
  • Martha Annexe
  • Woodlands preschool
  • Our Two Happy Nurseries

Caring & Fun For Your Children

Choosing the right childcare for your children can be a difficult choice for first time parents and as local working parents of 4 children ourselves, we know how hard it can be to juggle work and family life.

Our Funcare aim is to make the initial choice easy for you and then keep your lives uncomplicated by being open, approachable and flexible in everything we do.

3 Great Nurseries To Choose From


  • "My little boy went to PlayAway from 8 mths to starting school, and my youngest is staring in the baby room tomorrow. I was always happy with the way they looked after my little boy. The guys there are fab and C loved his time with them. It has been lovely this week going back in with F as everyone has been so..."

    Testimonial – Donna SellersRead All
  • "My daughter is in toddlers. Although there are closer nursery’s I still walk to take her to that nursery cos it’s fab. The staff are great very friendly and professional. Just like a big family. My daughter knows all the staff and is very happy to go. Highly recommend"

    Testimonial – Jo TillerRead All
  • "My daughter went to PlayAway there from 5 months til school. She (and me) absolutely loved it. The staff are fab, they became friends and saw me through some tough times. Josie and Ian who own it are also lovely and still helped out when my daughter started at school on half days and I couldn’t pick her up from school as..."

    Testimonial – Caroline OrmeRead All
  • "I had 2 boys attend Woodlands Day Nursery from 6 months until school age. They loved every minute of their time there. So, when an unexpected arrival appeared recently I didn’t even stop to think about where our new baby would go once I returned to work! The staff at Woodlands have provided an environment where my boys have been able to..."

    Testimonial – C BarkerRead All
  • "As today was C’s last day at PlayAway we wanted to write to thank you for having such a fantastic nursery. We have been absolutely delighted with the care provided all the way through from Babies to Pre School by Dee and the rest of the team. C has been wonderfully happy at PlayAway which has made it so much easier for..."

    Testimonial – Jane and Paul SimpsonRead All
  • "I couldn’t have chosen a better nursery to care for my two children as babies, to support and encourage them as toddlers and to get them ready and excited to go to school. The staff have always been absolutely brilliant – constantly creative in thinking up fun and interesting activities and willing to do things that I think other settings would consider..."

    Testimonial – Frances ElliottRead All
  • "We have been using Woodlands Day Nursery for over 10 years. All 3 of our children have enjoyed the wide variety of activities, loved the food and most importantly have been happy attending each day. We were comfortable leaving them in such a secure and caring environment. We could drop our children in the morning, knowing that they were in safe hands..."

    Testimonial – Tracey ArmstrongRead All

Why Fun Care?

  • Our carers are professional, experienced and such nice people!
  • Our nurseries are considered high quality by OFSTED and North Yorkshire County Council.
  • We love playing outside in our natural play areas.
  • We serve home cooked wholesome food.
  • Our prices are all-inclusive and we are open 52 weeks of the year.

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Our Funclubs provide before and after school and holiday care for primary school children in the Harrogate area. Our aim is for your children to have so much Fun that they want to come to the Funclub whether or not their parents are at work!