Our Nursery

The Honest Toun Nursery provides provides stimulating and inspiring childcare for children from 3 months to 5 years.

Our nursery is conveniently located in the Stoneybank area of Musselburgh. We are ideally placed for commuters with excellent links to the A1 city bypass, just a short walk to Musselburgh train station and public transport services. The proximity of our nursery to Queen Margaret University makes it an excellent option for students and staff seeking childcare services. We also have a large of street car park allowing for easy drop off and collection.

There is a warm and caring atmosphere throughout our nursery, with staff placing great emphasis on providing quality of care and ensuring children grow and flourish whilst developing lifelong learning skills. We provide a range of activities tailored to each age group, encourage creative play and lots of outdoor adventures! We make regular use of local facilities including the park and library and going for walks around the local area. 

At Honest Toun Nursery we offer all-inclusive fees, flexible childcare sessions, and a range of activities and extras to support busy families. Please contact us to learn more about our nursery! 


Our Nursery Team

Amy Black - Nursery Manager

"With a professional qualification in childcare and over 8 years of experience working with children of all ages, I manage my nursery and staff team to ensure we provide a stimulating and engaging place where you can feel relaxed and confident in the knowledge that your child is being cared for in a safe environment."


Tracy Dixon - Deputy Manager

Our Deputy Manager Tracy has been an important part of the team at Honest Toun Nursery for over 10 years. With an overall 17 years of experience working within childcare and a Level 3 SVQ qualification in Children's Care, Learning and Development, Tracy brings a wealth of knoweldge to our nursery. As a local from Musselburgh, Tracy fosters connections with our local community library, theatre and sports centre and knows all the best spots for children to go exploring on woodland walks! 


Nicola Macdonald- Deputy Manager 

"I have worked with children from 6 weeks to 18 years and I have traveled all over the world. I love doing youth work in my spare time.  adapted wheelchair. I absolutely love working at The Honest Toun Nursery."


Opening Hours

Our nursery is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

We are open 51 weeks of the year for the following sessions:

  • Full Day Session: 8am to 6pm
  • Morning Session: 8am to 1pm
  • Afternoon Session: 1pm to 6pm

(Our nursery is closed Easter weekend, September Monday holiday and 1 week at Christmas and New Year).

We know for parents who work shifts it can be a challenge to find childcare that will accommodate this. Here at The Honest Toun we are proud to be able to offer flexibility that allows us to cater for such requirements. Please contact us for more information.

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