Nursery Location - Tuffley

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Tuffley / Podsmead / Kingsway

The Secret Garden Children's Day Nursery Tuffley site is located in the former Gladiator Public House in Tuffley Lane. 

The Property has been extensively refurbished to provide 4000sq ft of open plan room all on ground floor.  This setting really feels like a school.  Set in 1/2 acre of landcaped grounds with its very own soft play play bus.

We welcome visitors interested in a guided tour.  Do give us a call today to arrange to come in and say hello and meet our team of dedicated qualified nursery staff.

All weather play area

Flexible opening hours

Large Safe Garden

0 - 5 years age

30 Funded Hours Accepted

Our opening hours are designed to meet your needs.


7.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Fees are of course an important consideration when selecting a nursery school for your childcare for your child.  We believe you will not only love our well equipped building, delicious food, great gardens and wonderful staff but agree that our fee structure is very competitive and flexible.  

Our prices below are valid to 1st January 2023: 


£260  Full week 5 days

£58   Full day 8am to 6pm

£35   Mornings 8am to 1pm

£33   Afternoons 1pm to 6pm




£250  Full week 5 days

£55   Full day 8am to 6pm

£33   Mornings 8am to 1pm

£33   Afternoons 1pm to 6pm




£240  Full week 5 days

£53    Full day 8am to 6pm

£32    Mornings 8am to 1pm

£31    Afternoons 1pm to 6pm


Include all meals.  Registration = £50


Additional hourly rate = £7.00

Late pick up rate = £10.00

Should you wish times outside of these packages please do pop in or give us a call and we will be happy to discuss your needs with you

15 hours per week 2 year old funding eligible families

Up to 30 hours per week funding for 3 & 4 year olds (based on eligibility)


Below we include some useful links to information on the current government grants available:


Click to view our Tuffley Nursery School

The Secret Garden Children's Nursery
@ The Former Gladiator PH

Tuffley Lane, Tuffley

GL4 0PZ​

Tel: 01452 548 711

3D Nursery Tour

Want to take a look around our nurseries without leaving home?  Take a tour using our 3D walk arounds using Matterport.  Click the links below