Childcare and Nursery Education in Devon


Humpty Dumpty Childcare is a family-owned group of children’s day nurseries in South West Devon. We have nurseries in Dartington, Dartmouth, Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton.

Opening in August the new Kingsteignton Nursery is situated next to Kingsteignton School, Heron Way.


Humpty Dumpty Childcare was founded by Connie in 1989 (who remains in charge today), we have proven experience in providing quality childcare and nursery education.

Reasons to choose us:

✓ Family-owned and managed business, since 1989.

✓ Graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ features.

✓ An ethos that encourages creativity, independence and imagination.

✓ Food menus that realise the importance of childhood healthy eating.

✓ Highly recommended by parents.

Our Nurseries

We have three bright and spacious children’s day nurseries in Dartington, Dartmouth and Newton Abbot. Each nursery has been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with many ‘Outstanding’ features.

For more information on the new Kingsteignton Nursery please call 01803 866414.

Select a nursery to find out more.

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The children at Dartmouth braved the outdoors and had great fun in the rain. The children did a range of climbing, crawling, jumping, hopping and rolling. All the children explored movement in a variety of ways. The babies enjoyed feeling the wet floor and exploring the leaves and sticks. ... See MoreSee Less

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The children at Newton Abbot have been out in the garden splashing in the puddles, this week. With our ‘in-the-moment-planning’ the children asked to add paint to the mud, which everyone enjoyed. The children made footprints and used the paintbrushes to mix the mud and the paint. They also used their hands to make handprints on the fence. ... See MoreSee Less


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