Knaresborough Based Child Care

Appleby Child Care is a fun, friendly and caring family child care service run by Lucy Sherwin, an Ofsted registered child minder. Appleby Child Care are a Knaresborough child care service operating from our welcoming family home which is based on the Appleby estate in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire – perfectly positioned next to the scenic Nidd Gorge wood, ideal for outdoor exploring and jumping in muddy puddles! Also just a few yards away from our home is a well-maintained park with climbing apparatus, swings and roundabouts.

Throughout this website you will be able to read about our home based Knaresborough child care business, what activities we will offer your children, view all of our child care policies and procedures and you will also be able to see a sample of our weekly menu. We always provide healthy, homemade meals and snacks to support a healthy well balanced diet.

It is our prerogative to ensure that the children in our care benefit from a range of opportunities to grow and develop through well organised play based activities relevant to your child’s stage of social, emotional and physical development. Appleby Child Care endeavour to ensure that all of the children in our care thrive in a warm and caring atmosphere and have all of their needs met accordingly.

Our goal at Appleby Child Care is to deliver a professional home child care service to all families in Knaresborough and the surrounding villages. Our approach encourages independence, creativity, imagination and curiosity, with the aim of equipping the children with the confidence and skills needed for entering primary schools and developing their learning in the future.

Located on the peaceful Appleby estate in Knaresborough, our home child care business is ideally situated to look after children from Knaresborough and any of the surrounding villages.