Main garden

Mulberry Bear Nursery is open for 50.5 weeks a year. We accept up to 22 hours a week of funded hours all year round for all three and four year olds subject to a minimum booking criteria, see Fee Information.

Mulberry Bear Day Nursery and Pre-School, located on the Open University Campus in Milton Keynes,  is committed to providing high quality childcare and education for all its children through play in an enriched environment. Although the nursery is located on the Open University campus, parents do not need to work at the University for their children to attend.

We have 54 places for children ranging from babies (3 months) to school age. Each group has its own designated areas for play, sleeping, eating and quiet activities. In addition to indoor play space we benefit from two beautiful spacious gardens and the local environment around the University’s campus. Find out more about our rooms and gardens here.

Our friendly, dedicated staff team hold relevant childcare qualifications. They are experienced in delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage, encouraging the children  to become happy, confident individuals keen to learn.

To download our latest Ofsted report go to this Ofsted website page and click on the latest report. You can read parents’ reviews of the nursery at

Please contact us to book a show-round and for further information on applying for a place for your child.