Welcome to Turtles Day Nursery, Portsmouth

Here at Turtles Day Nursery you can be assured that your child is encouraged to develop a strong sense of self-esteem and self-confidence. Our Nursery is open to all children from Portsmouth and the surrounding areas aged from 3 months to 5 years.

Based within the grounds of Portsmouth Rugby Club in Hilsea, Portsmouth we are lucky to have a wonderful location which is quiet and peaceful with ample FREE parking. Whilst attending Nursery your child will get to enjoy using the extensive playing fields and our own enclosed garden which they will be encouraged to explore and experiment in to learn about their environment.

We are registered with Ofsted. If you would like to view our report please visit the website (our registration number is EY399947) or if you would like us to send you a copy please just let us know.

You will find everyone at Turtles Day Nursery welcoming, family orientated and fun – we strongly believe that children learn through play and when they are engaged they will learn.

All of the staff here at the Nursery are professional and dedicated. They will embrace all areas of learning though play and also an awareness of every child’s needs.

Opening Times

Monday – Friday 8.00 – 18.00

We are open all 52 weeks per year except all Public Holidays

Sessions & Fees

Children aged 3 months to 2 years

All Day 8am - 6pm £39.00
Session 9am - 12pm £16.90
  1pm - 4pm £16.90
All Week 8am - 6pm £175.00
Additional Hours 8am-9am, 12pm-1pm, 4pm-5pm & 5pm-6pm £5.20

Remember: Turtles Day Nursery is really flexible so we can offer you additional hours to suit your needs. EG 8am – 9am or 12pm – 1pm

Children aged 2 years to 5 years (non-funded children)

All Day 8am - 6pm £36.00
Session 9am - 12pm £12.80
  1pm - 4pm £12.80
All Week (Monday - Friday) 8am - 6pm inclusive £155.00
Additional Hours 8am-9am, 12pm-1pm, 4pm-5pm & 5pm-6pm £4.90

Please note that from the term following your child’s 3rd birthday you are entitled to receive funding for up to 15 hours per week during the Hampshire School term.

We currently DO NOT offer FREE two year old funding.


Turtles Day Nursery is pleased to offer a 5% Discount for siblings attending.

Childcare Voucher Schemes

We currently accept several recognised childcare vouchers; if you require additional information regarding these schemes please ask ...

  • Busy Bees Vouchers (Computershare)
  • Accor Vouchers (Edenred)
  • Sodexo
  • Co-op
  • Mindwork
  • Care-4
  • Kidsunlimited
  • And many more schemes, please ask for more when signing up

We take nursery fees by several means, cash, cheque, Standing order, fees can be paid flexible either weekly, fortnightly, monthly as long as its in advance.

If you are interested in using this method for paying fees, upon signing up please ask for our ‘Unique Carer ID’ for the scheme you wish to use.

Have a click on our ‘Facilities Page’ to see what we have on offer here at Turtles Day Nursery.

If you would like to ask any questions or make an appointment to come and view the Nursery please just ‘Contact Us’.