quality childcare in chester since 1984

Chestnut House Day Nursery and Pre-School provides a safe, friendly and supportive environment.

Your child will be cared for and nurtured by our highly qualified and motivated staff, ensuring that they reach their full potential.

Welcome to Chestnut House Day Nursery, Saughall, Chester


Chestnut House Day Nursery has been providing high-quality childcare for more than 37 years in the beautiful Chester village of Saughall, for children aged 0 to 5 years.

The setting provides stimulating learning environments, activities and play experiences where our highly qualified staff support each child throughout their journey, to help them achieve all that they can.

Chestnut House Day Nursery has a large outdoor area with extended outdoor classrooms, and a nature corner with pigs, chickens and ducks which support our children to care for nature and the world around them.

Our homely setting prides itself on offering children healthy, home cooked meals in order to support them during their crucial stages of rapid growth and development.

Did you know that childcare funding is changing ?

Starting from April 2024, existing childcare support will be expanded in phases.

How Many Hours of Childcare Can You Get Per Week?

Speak to us now to make sure that you get what you are entitled to.

*38 weeks a year. Eligibillity criteria apply. Providers may ask for additional charges.

If you have a child who will be 9-24 months old this September, contact us now in order to register for one of our few remaining places.

Baby Room

Age 0-2

Toddler Room

Age 2-3

Pre School

Age 3+

Holiday Club

All Ages

Fully Qualified, Highly Skilled & Experienced Nursery Staff

The growing team at Chestnut House is lead by Area Manager Louise. Through her vision, the highly-trained, trusted and reliable group of staff members are all fully qualified in Early Years NVQ and Paediatric First Aid trained. Louise’s inspirational leadership has also helped to inspire staff and children to reach out into the local community, including stimulating visits to libraries and nursing homes and creating important partnerships and events with community organisations and charities too.

Louise - Area Manager

Sophie - Manager


Family Owned Business


Established over 37 years


Fully Trained & Qualified Staff

Free swimming lessons for pre-school children

Call Us : 01244 880371send a request

“We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending this excellent nursery”

“Our son has attended Chestnut House Nursery on a full time basis since he was four and a half months old. The warm and friendly team provide a caring and fun home from home and have worked with us through key stages of our son’s development, such as weaning and potty training. Our son has thrived in their care and genuinely loves being there, with his many friends, when he’s happy, we’re happy! We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending this excellent nursery.”

Alison & Jason Winstanley

“All the staff are very positive and caring. “

“Our daughter has been attending Chestnut House for the last 12 months, we have found both management and staff to be very friendly and accommodating. Our daughter settled in the nursery within a very short space of time. The 1-2 staff has made our daughters days at the nursery fun and stimulating. All the staff are very positive and caring. We feel Chestnut House provide quality care for our daughter”.

Ian Herd

There is a wide variety of activities and facilities
at Chestnut House that your child will love…

Pets Corner

We have a range of farm animals and pets such as pigs, chickens, ducks dogs and cats for the children to get to know. 

Fun Play

Our play areas are a great place for your child to be active.

Indoor Learning

Our nursery offers fun indoor learning facilities throughout.

Outdoor Space

Our nursery is set in over an acre of woodland and offers the perfect place for child to be active.

Contact us

If you would like to contact us about the nursery, availability of places or to speak to us about your child joining us, fill out the form below.

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Church Road, Saughall, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 6EN

Phone Us

01244 880371

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