Local nursery wins award for 2nd year running


Back row, left to right: Sophia Tariq - Deputy Baby Room Leader, Emma Hornby - Toddler Room Leader, Claire Greenwood - Deputy Baby Room Leader Front row; Kelly Smith - Deputy Manager and Preschool Leader, Ellen Ogley - Nursery Manager

Esscroft Private Nursery wins Top 20 Nursery Award for Yorkshire and Humber second year in a row.

For 26 years Esscroft Private Nursery, near Burley in Wharfedale, cared for children between 2-5 years but on the arrival of a new Manager, the Early Years setting opened its doors to under twos with the creation of a new baby provision in September 2019.

News came via email that Esscroft Private Nursery received a recognition as one of the most recommended Nurseries in the UK on DayNurseries.co.uk, two years in a row.


Parents boast of Esscroft’s “amazing facilities and outside learning in beautiful woodlands” with another parent sharing: When you do go in and meet the team, we got an instant family feeling - it's just so welcoming and reassuring”.

‘Eighteen months ago, we were a small team of just seven and now we now, thanks to the increasin