Welcome to Tops Day Nurseries: Bearwood Nursery, Dorset

Tops Bearwood is a day nursery, offering Early Education and Care for children from 3 months – 4 years old, as well as an afterschool and holiday club for primary school aged children.

Tops Bearwood, was once a convenience store but has been transformed into a top quality, secure eco-day nursery.

You can view our hourly rates and optional extras on our price list here: Tops Bearwood Price List. Find out more about 2, 3 and 4 year old funding and working tax credits here.

For over 31 years, Tops Day Nurseries have played a key role in educating the next generation across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon. Renowned for flexibility, families at the new Tops Bearwood nursery benefits from 15 minute, flexible bookings meaning you only pay for the hours you need.  Tops Forest School also has a base here.

We respect children and believe that they deserve the best possible start into their journey of life, that is why we ensure that we provide happy, loving care and education!

The children at Tops benefit from our balanced no-added sugar menus that we have designed to support growth and development using the Children’s Food Trust Recommendations.  To view our healthy, nutritious recipes click here.

This nursery is part of a group that provides the most eco-sustainable Early Education and Care in the UK, being respectful of the environment and acting to reduce, re-use and recycle resources is an important part of the culture and routine for the children and staff.

Arrange a visit

Nursery Manager:

Lauren Hixson
Senior Nursery Manager

Where to find us:

70 Magna Road,
BH11 9NA

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Opening times:

  • 06:00-19:30

Any questions?

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What makes Tops different?


With opening hours, from 6am-8pm including bank holidays, it means we are here when you need us. Offering Education & Care with 15-minute intervals, so you only pay for the childcare you need. (Available at the majority of our nurseries but not all.)

The Environments

Particular pride is provided for our sustainable outdoor and indoor environments. Each Tops Day Nursery has natural, sustainable, rich and vibrant environments, custom-built to encourage your children's safe exploration, learning and discovery.


At Tops, all children have a key person responsible for every aspect of their ongoing development. Follow and contribute to your child’s learning journey with the eyLog app for web and mobile.

How Tops makes a difference

Some of our friendlyBearwood Nurseryteam:

Lauren Hixson

Senior Nursery Manager