Crossley Mill still has limited spaces available, please book in to look around and register your interest with us.
01422 845820

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A Breath of Fresh Air

The nursery has a colourful bespoke outdoor space split over 2 levels. The outdoor areas are set up according to children’s interests, they cover all areas of the early years foundation stages  and give the children the opportunity to explore the natural world, be physically active and develop them all important gross motor skills.

Upper level

A 0-5's all weather garden on the upper level with a little "Hobbit-Hide-Away" and flat floor space gives even our youngest of children opportunities to practise moving in different ways, whether it be along the Number Caterpillar or over the grassed tunnel, physical outdoor stimulation is offered daily. We also have seated spaces for quieter outdoor experiences with lovely views overlooking the canal.

Lower level

The lower level is a larger area for more physical activities such as balls trikes and bikes and a planting area for the children to plant seasonal fruit and vegetables. The area has a woodland sensory area with a sound line for children to explore the sounds of pans, colanders and bin lids and a lighthouse for imaginative role play. Our movable water wall is a fond favourite with all ages and the climbing wall is available for those confident little risk takers.


The under 2’s have their own balcony for indoor outdoor play which they have access to directly from their room all year round. The balcony has a large Perspex glass for the younger children to observe and interact with the older children and is set up daily with cosy areas and stimulating activities.