Holyrood® Nursery Castleton

Our Thrive Holyrood Nurseries provide inspiring childcare and education within your local community.  Each is unique, safe and provides a nurturing environment where we put children first every time.

Your local nursery in Rochdale

Our stunning property is near Castleton Train Station, perfect for those who travel by public transport. This is an all-inclusive nursery which is easily accessible for anyone who has a disability, and we have plenty of on-street parking available, providing easy drop-off and collection for you and your family.

Our nursery has spacious, bright areas dedicated to each stage of development from 3 months to 5 years of age. We provide childcare from 7.30am to 6pm and are open all year round except for bank holidays and over the Christmas period. The nursery building is beautifully designed and finished to an exceptionally high standard creating a warm and homely atmosphere.

Our Unique Features

2-5 year old funding

Discounts available, including emergency services

All inclusive childcare

On-site chef


  • Monday 7:30 – 18:00
  • Tuesday 7:30 – 18:00
  • Wednesday 7:30 – 18:00
  • Thursday 7:30 – 18:00
  • Friday 7:30 – 18:00
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

 Meet Our Top Team

Katie King

Nursery Manager
team member

Zoe Larkin

Deputy Manager

Our Brochure

We will guide you through every step of your childcare journey and help you discover everything you need to know about our nursery. Come and join our family across the UK. If you have any questions or enquiries, please feel free to contact us using the contact details at the foot of this page. Alternatively, you can complete our online enquiry form also located below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Parent Reviews

Laura, F

I have experienced great things with the nursery since my son started. My sons keyworker has reassured me and been very informative with what he has been doing on a day-to-day basis. All of the workers in his room have been really friendly and understanding. My son is very happy and I am glad to see his development progressing. Keep up the great work Holyrood!

K, C

Holyrood Day Nursery is brilliant! The development of our son since joining Holyrood is exceptional. Staff are very caring and kind. They have built a great relationship and connection with our son. We couldn’t be happier with the nursery and staff. Thank you.


My experience with Holyrood Day Nursery Castleton has been nothing but positive. My daughter loves this nursery and her learning and development has progressed so much with all the support the children have from staff. Also, the staff are helpful in anyway possible, including help with paperwork.

Outdoors and Nature

We love to get outside at Holyrood, Castleton! Each of our 4 rooms has its own separate inviting outside space, all appropriately set up for their age groups. All of our outdoor areas provide children with opportunities to get fresh air and have fun in a safe and secure environment.

The children love playing in our gardens which offer a variety of activities including mud kitchens, water play, outdoor classrooms and many more resources to promote safe and fun outdoor play. As well as access to our fabulous outdoor play areas, children of all ages enjoy regular walks in the local area. Our youngest children are often seen out in our double buggies enjoying the fresh air, sights and sounds of the local community. We use high visibility vests to keep children safe when out on trips away from the nursery. For us, there is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing – so we ask parents to provide their children with appropriate clothing for all types of weather.

We are committed to being an environmentally friendly nursery, making changes wherever we can in order to make the world a cleaner place! We are a registered ECO-Nursery and are committed to teach our children about their environment and the effect we have on it in our day to day lives.

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Education at Holyrood, Castleton

Our curriculum includes a Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage that offer hands-on approaches to encourage the skills your child will need in the nursery and beyond:

  • Mathematics: Integrating numbers into real-life routines
  • Schematic Play: Quality learning environment providing the potential for children’s creativity skills and allowing them to follow their own interests confidently
  • Listening, Attention and Speaking: Teaching children to express their ideas and feelings about their experiences using complete sentences
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Education
  • Birth to 5 Matters Learning and Development Framework
  • STEM Activities: Building and problem solving using science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Ensuring children are physically active from birth and meet the Chief Medical Officers (2019) guidelines of a minimum of 3 hours per day
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Our Nursery Fees and Funding

We can offer flexible booking patterns and a range of funding options, including government funded childcare. To find out more information on pricing and availability, please request a call back and we will be in touch shortly.

Our fees include:

  • Quality Early Years Care and Education
  • Healthy, well balanced menu for all children
  • Access to a wide range of quality resources and equipment
  • E-Learning Journals and Interactive App
  • Monthly newsletters and parent evenings
  • Free Settling in Sessions
  • Nappies, wipes & a variety of milk
Fees and Funding
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Food and Nutrition

Here at Holyrood, Castleton – we have our very own qualified Nursery Chef who creates nutritionally balanced 3 week rolling menus.

Our menus are designed to give your little one the very best start in life. We make this possible by supplying our children with home cooked nutritional food, bursting with fresh fruit and vegetables and all the essential ingredients necessary for healthy physical and mental development. Whenever possible we source our food locally and organically, including seasonal vegetables and fruit into our menus. Our children have a choice of milk or water to drink throughout the day.

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Growing Our Own Vegetables

Our children have opportunities to excel as nursery gardeners with their very own vegetable patch!

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Cooking and Baking Activities

Our children have opportunities to work with our Nursery Chef through weekly cooking and baking activities.

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Vegetarian and Vegan

We are happy to cater for all preferences including Vegeterian and Vegan.

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Dairy-Free Milk

We offer a variety of milk including animal and plant based milks. Speak to our Nursery Chef regarding your preference.

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Dietary Requirements

We are happy to cater for a whole range of dietary/religious/cultural requirements. Please speak to our Nursery Chef for more information.

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No Added Sugar or Salt

We do not add additional salt or sugar. Where possible we purchase products with reduced salt and lower sugar.

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Allergies and First Aid

Our staff are trained in First Aid and our Nursery Chef is experienced in catering for allergies. You are more than welcome to meet with our Chef to discuss your requirements.

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