Nurseries & Pre-schools

YMCA Fairthorne Group is the leading childcare provider across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.  Our growing list of community services provide children with a fantastic start in life at our nurseries and pre-schools. Our welcoming and caring environments put children first; a child’s early years are vitally important for their future development. Parents and carers are our best partners – you are the expert on your child and, together, we will give them the best possible start in life.

Children playing outside

YMCA Nursery Andover

Opened in October 2017, our nursery offers high quality childcare for children aged 0-5 years in the local community. The purpose built building offers exciting spaces for children to learn, develop and, most...
Children playing at Eastleigh Pre-school

YMCA Pre-school Eastleigh

Located in the new Sirocco Park development opposite Fleming Park and within easy reach of the town centre, our pre-school provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The pre-school is purpo...
Fairthorne Manor staff and children in boats

YMCA Nursery Fairthorne Manor

Located just off the A334 in Botley, our nursery provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The nursery is based in a former manor house, set in stunning parkland and woodland, offering you...
Playing with bubbles

YMCA Nursery Gosport

Located in the grounds of St Vincent College, just off the A32 Forton Road, our nursery provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The nursery is purpose built with a dedicated enclosed gar...
Millbrook pre-school

YMCA Pre-school Millbrook

YMCA Pre-school Millbrook offers high quality care and support to children within the community in Southampton. Our pre-school welcomes 2-5 year olds and offers 2 year funded places. Our purpose-built buildin...
Staff and baby at Newport Nursery

YMCA Nursery Newport

Located in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital, just off the main Newport Road, our nursery provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The nursery is purpose-built, and has extensive gardens...
Messy play at Newtown Pre-school

YMCA Pre-school Newtown

Conveniently located in the heart of Newtown, next to Maytree Infant School, our pre-school provides excellent quality childcare for the local community.  The pre-school is purpose built with a dedicated gard...
Playing at Portsea Nursery

YMCA Nursery Portsea

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac just off Queen Street, our nursery provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The nursery is purpose built with two dedicated enclosed gardens, offering your ...
Staff and child picking runner beans at Shanklin Nursery

YMCA Nursery Shanklin

Located just off the main Sandown Road at the Lake end of Shanklin, our nursery provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The nursery is set in the grounds of the characterful YMCA Winches...
Outdoor play; Townhill Nursery & Pre-school

YMCA Pre-school Townhill

Conveniently located beside Townhill Infant School, our nursery provides excellent quality childcare for the local community. The nursery is purpose built with a dedicated garden, offering your child a fantas...