We’re Open
Monday to Friday
7:15am – 6:15pm

Little Acorns Private Day Nursery and Pre-School, Atherton

You’ll find Little Acorns on Bolton Road so you can reach us easily from Bolton and the M61 or M60.
If you’re coming by car you can use our safe off-road parking area – which is great for dropping off the children in the morning!

Our Nursery

279 Bolton Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester. M46 9HG

We’re Open
7.15am to 6.15pm
Closed Bank Holidays and
between Christmas and New Year

Nursery Places Available.

Call us today to discuss availability or to book an appointment for a personal nursery tour.

Our Nursery

279 Bolton Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester. M46 9HG

We’re Open
7.15am to 6.15pm
Closed Bank Holidays and
between Christmas and New Year

Visit Little Acorns Nursery, Atheron

Our wonderful nursery is something we’re extremely proud of, and we’re excited to show you why. Come and learn more about our unbeatable nursery care and early years education. Get in touch to schedule a visit.

    Little Acorns Private Day Nursery in Atherton has been providing exceptional childcare for children aged from 6 weeks to five-years-old since 1987. We have an outstanding reputation in our local area.

    Located in a lovely Victorian property, our nursery exudes a welcoming and cozy atmosphere. Over the years we have worked hard in creating a warm, friendly environment that embraces both children and parents, promoting a strong sense of belonging. Our goal is to become an integral part of your family, providing care to each child as if they were our own.

    Outside we have a secluded natural outdoor play area, where children get the opportunity to explore outdoors every day. We go above and beyond to meet every child’s individual need from the moment they join us all the way through until our graduation ball when they leave us for Big School.

    Step through the doors of our nursery and you’ll quickly see a world jam packed full of natural resources and unique learning experiences driven by our belief in ‘The Curiosity Approach’, an exciting child development ethos designed to inspire young minds.

    We’re unique in the local area have gained ‘Curiosity Approach’ accreditation.

    Children who attend the nursery are given the opportunity to attend swimming lessons, to learn French and Spanish and they can also take advantage of our amazing Just Nature Days programme which give them the opportunity of learning in the great outdoors.

    Safe in our hands

    At Little Acorns, we have a long-serving and passionate team who are highly qualified and who regularly undertake paediatric first aid and safeguarding training.

    All our nursery team have undergone enhanced DBS checks and are on the update service which means we check staff DBSs every 12 weeks. For added peace of mind, the nursery has CCTV and a secure door entry systems.

    Healthy, nutritious and freshly prepared every day.

    The chef at Little Acorns prepares all of the nursery’s healthy meals and snacks using quality ingredients sourced where possible from local suppliers. The nursery’s seasonal menu can be altered to meet any special dietary requirements.

    The team at Little Acorns are extremely passionate and incredibly proud of our nursery. To check on our latest availability or to arrange a visit to take a closer look why not give us a call today?

    We look forward to meeting you soon!

    Manager – Little Acorns Nursery Atherton 

    • Daily adventures in our fabulous, natural and secluded outdoor play area with separate under 2s area
    • Lots of fun optional lessons like French and Spanish lessons and swimming lessons.
    • Unique ‘Just Nature Days’ outdoor learning programme.
    • All inclusive – our full fees include meals, nappies, wipes, formula milk and suncream
    • Exciting daytrips exploring local areas in our special nursery minibus
    • We promote dental care and are part of the Dental Wellness Trust. We participate in the live smart toothbrushing programme.
    • We have our ‘Curiosity Approach’ accreditation.
    • We have a 5 star rating from Environmental Health.


    This is where we keep all our other bits and bobs about our nursery. If we’ve missed anything or if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call us.

    Inspirational Nursery Care in Atherton

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