Bright Horizons at 44 St Swithin

A Friendly and Spacious Nursery in Aberdeen

Welcome to Bright Horizons 44 St Swithin nursery located in the heart of Aberdeen and rated one of the best Early Learning and Childcare centres in Scotland. Bright Horizons at 44 St Swithin is proud to provide quality care for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Situated in the West End of Aberdeen, we are conveniently close to all major bus routes.

Throughout our age-focused rooms, where we provide the best start to schooling life through our enriching and wellbeing-focused Bright Beginnings Curriculum, designed by our own Early Years specialists. This holistic yet personal approach supports each child's wellbeing, development, and progress, whether that involves transitioning between rooms or preparing for school.

The baby room provides a comforting "home from home" atmosphere, featuring a fireplace-bookshelf, soft furnishings, and a sofa, facilitating smooth transitions from home to nursery, while the infant room offers a sensory space accessible to all children.

While our infant room is large and exciting messy play areas include crafting, chalking, painting, play doh, construction and loose parts play as well as a quiet corner for books and puzzles.

In our garden we have mud kitchen where children can explore making mad pies and much more messy creations. The preschool children on take part on weekly outings which are either muddy Mondays or forest Friday these will be a morning or afternoon spent outdoors in our local areas such as Duthie park, the woodies, and many other green spaces.

While your child is busy exploring and having fun, we can keep you updated via our Family app. Available for all Bright Horizons parents, this will keep you connected with your child's day-to-day experiences and up to date as they develop during their time with us.

Book your tour today to meet our long-standing team, we can’t wait to meet you!

Vicky Manager Maternity Cover
Nursery Manager (Maternity Cover)
44 St Swithin Street, Aberdeen, AB10 6XJ
  • Monday7:45AM - 5:45PM
  • Tuesday7:45AM - 5:45PM
  • Wednesday7:45AM - 5:45PM
  • Thursday7:45AM - 5:45PM
  • Friday7:45AM - 5:45PM
Lines open: Mon - Fri 08:00 - 19:00

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What’s included & Funding options

Whether you’re looking for a full-time or flexible booking pattern, get in touch with us to discuss availability. We will accommodate government funding options wherever possible.

Discover more about what we can offer your family by downloading our easy to read set of guides. Explore our Bright Horizons nurseries and discover the funding options available - from funded childcare and tax free childcare, to childcare vouchers plus key dates. You can also find out what's included in our fees and how we support families from the beginning.

*Not all nurseries offer every component of the all-inclusive package. Please check with your nursery for details.

Included in your fees:

  • Unlimited hypoallergenic nappies*
  • Unlimited hypoallergenic wipes*
  • Three nutritious meals
  • A range of healthy snacks
  • Formula milk for babies under 1 year
  • Cows’ milk or dairy-free alternatives for older babies and children

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Bright Beginnings at Bright Horizons

Bright Beginnings Curriculum

We believe that every child deserves the best start in life. Bright Beginnings is a holistic curriculum, designed to acknowledge the individual voice and needs of every child promoting confidence, wellbeing and a genuine love for learning.

As well as nurturing a lifelong love of learning, Bright Beginnings helps set the foundations for emotional resilience to prepare children for the next stage in their learning journey.

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Meet the team

Our team are dedicated to making your child's experience safe and fun. We always go the extra mile.
  • Vicky Manager Maternity CoverKenzieNursery Manager (Maternity Cover)
  • Gemma 44 St swithin Mat leave coverLucyDeputy Manager (Maternity Cover)


Did you know that our nursery is on Facebook? 'Like' us to join in the fun! We share what we've been getting up to, as well as activities you can try at home with your little one. Learn about upcoming events happening at our nursery to pop in your calendar and enjoy meeting the team with posts about the amazing early years practitioners in our setting. We look forward to welcoming you to our Facebook community - just click 'like' and you're in!

Bright Horizons Family App

Our Family app offers a variety of features that give you the ability to get more information on your child's day, notify the nursery of any changes to your planned pick-up or absences and even book extra sessions if needed.

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