Nursery in Edinburgh

The City Nursery in Edinburgh and Little City Nursery are an independent Nursery Company who have been operating in Edinburgh since 1998. The City Nursery and Little City Nursery are purpose built nurseries, within 200m of each other, in the Morningside/Greenbank area of Edinburgh. Our aim is to provide a high quality, safe and nurturing environment to enable our children to be cared for and develop in the best possible surroundings.

We are open all year with the exception of the 2 public holidays at Christmas and New Year. We open at 7.30 am and close at 6.00 pm.

Child care staff

All our staff have, or are working towards, their Nursery Nurse qualification and our Managers also have, or are working towards a Nursery Management qualification. Each Nursery has a Manager and Deputy Manager with a Room Supervisor for each age group. We work in Partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council to provide the pre-school education curriculum.

Our inspection report is available online from

If you live/work in East Lothian you may be interested to know of our Nursery School in Musselburgh, Links Nursery is situated in Balcarres Road in a lovely site overlooking the racecourse.

The website is telephone 0131 665 0008.

We also have one sister nursery in Aberdeenshire. For more information please go to, telephone 01358 743094.

Photo of the exterior of the City Nursery in Edinburgh with nursery staff taking the children for a walk

City Nursery, 47 Greenbank Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 5SA Tel. 0131 446 0088.
Little City Nursery, 2A Rattray Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 5TH Tel. 0131 446 0101