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.

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3 Great Nurseries To Choose From


  • "They are the best!!! Such an wonderful nursery filled with amazing staff who’s number one priority is helping the children to grow and develop while having having fun! They make everyone feel so welcome and feel at home and comfortable. The staff are very approachable and easy to talk to and show how much they love what they are doing with their..."

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  • "Hands down its a fab team! Both my children come home very happy after lots of fun play at nursery. They’ve introduced library bags that are full of toys and games related to the book in the bag – fantastic way to engage toddlers."

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  • "The nursery is homely and the staff there are amazing.  The support they have offered my family throughout the last few years has been incredible.  They have a very low turnover of staff leading to increased confidence for parents and continued stability for the children they care for.  They do an awesome job."

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  • "It is such a lovely and friendly nursery. All of the staff really care about the children and provide an outstanding environment which is stimulating and fun. They also try to make life as easy as possible for working parents which is a great help. The food is also excellent. Would highly recommend."

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  • "Woodlands’ staff team have been at the nursery for a very long time, and they provide the most happy, warm and settled environment for the children.  All children, parents and team members are all part of a big happy family!"

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  • "Woodlands is a lovely nursery the staff are all very friendly and it has such a warm atmosphere. I know my little boy is being well cared for and with it being a smaller nursery he gets that individual attention when needed. The staff always have time to fill you in on everything the children have been doing each day and what..."

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  • "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..."

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  • "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"

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  • "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..."

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  • "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..."

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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.


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!