An Introduction to
Holmsdale Manor Nursery, Ibstock

Holmsdale Manor Nursery Ibstock tractor on yardEstablished in 1986 in Ibstock, Leicestershire, by Janet and Andrew Ward, Holmsdale Manor Nursery, Ibstock, is a superb environment for children.

Set in two acres of grounds, Holmsdale allows children to develop and learn in a safe but exciting enviroment which offers opportunities for learning that are second to none.

We offer high quality child care for babies, toddlers and pre-school children, rated outstanding in all areas by OFSTED, with experienced, highly qualified staff as well as excellent facilities and resources. We believe the quality of provision we offer exceeds anything else available in the area by far. To see comments by parents of children at the nursery click here.

We can offer free hours in pre-school for 3 and 4 year olds, funded by the government. Some 2 year olds may also be eligible for free hours.

Planting at Holmsdale Manor Nursery IbstockOur extensive outdoor facilities are unique and offer a wide range of learning experiences.

The living willow structures and adventure playground are very popular with the children.

We have various vegetable patches, an orchard and a wildlife pond, offering plenty of chances to interact with nature.

At Holmsdale, there is a small forest school area, as well as several larger sites in our nearby woods. We have many staff with forest school qualifications, and also offer forest school training for adults.

We have a large scale environmental art workshop, an area for woodwork tools, a sound garden and a story garden.

We also have a large paddock for our two donkeys, Hettie and Bullseye, who we have adopted from the Donkey Sanctuary. The chickens often wander around too!

In addition, our new log cabin has recently been completed, giving us more space for activities like yoga, dance, gymnastics and soft play.


To find out more about our facilities, click here or use the menu to the left.

If you live in the Loughborough area, you may be interested in our sister nursery, Westwards, based near Loughborough town centre.

Ibstock Nursery School, Holmsdale Manor Nursery. Children from Ibstock and many surrounding villages attend Holmsdale Manor Nursery. Consequently we feed a wide range of local primary schools and have established good links with them. The local villages that Holmsdale Manor Nursery serves include Market Bosworth, Ashby, Congerstone, Twycross, Newton Burgoland, Snarestone, Measham, Barlestone, Desford, Heather, Packington , Ravenstone, Ellistown and Hugglescote. We can offer high quality childcare and education for children whose families live and work in these areas. We offer an ideal environment for children right through their early years as our outdoor and indoor facilities are fantastic. Children are grouped according to age, which means we can provide resources and equipment ideally suited to each stage of development as children progress through our baby room, toddler rooms and into pre-school. Ibstock Nursery School.



Contact Us

To find out more  about the nursery please click on the menu on the left.

To contact us please call 01530 262434, email or click here for more details