Birch Farm Day Care Nursery

Birch Farm, Silver Hill, Hintlesham, Ipswich IP8 3NJ

Birch Farm Day Care Nursery is a children's nursery located on outskirts of Ipswich at Hintlesham, with easy access to the A12 and A14.

Birch Farm provides short social sessions, school length days, half days and full day care to suit each family’s individual requirements. The nursery offers funded places for eligible two-year-olds and three-year-olds and are accepting 30hrs government funding. They also allow parents term time only and/or rota options for those on shifts.

Birch Farm has a team of highly qualified staff who are dedicated to providing quality childcare in a caring and secure learning environment.

The nursery's spacious and well-equipped classrooms are perfect to foster learning through fun, adult and child-led activities that are planned to individual children’s needs. Birch Farm has special zones for babies, toddlers and pre-school children, as well as a separate zone for children using the nursery's holiday club.

The nursery’s location allows for rural walks and plenty of fresh air whilst using the nursery's extensive outdoor facilities and large outdoor classroom allows for outdoor play in all weathers.

All rooms have weekly structured music sessions with the nursery's trained pre-school music teacher, and children can also access ballet from two-years-old and swimming lessons for children aged from three-years-old as part of the nursery's extracurricular activities.

Birch Farm offers before and after school care and offers a drop-off and collection service from Hintlesham School.

Owner: Birch Farm Complex

Person in charge: Mini Shakespeare (Owner/Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Suffolk County Council

Number of Staff: 14

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 100

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 11 years 11 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week at Christmas

Fees Guide: Varied full and part time as rota catered for

Admission Information: The Holiday Club takes children up to 11 years of age


The nursery is only 15 minutes from Ipswich Town Centre and railway station. Easy access to the A14 and A12 only 5 minutes to Copdock junction.


If you are interested in the nursery you can either make a formal appointment to visit or pop along anytime, always happy to show you around and no formal appointment is necessary but does ensure staff are able to give you their full time and attention.


Lots of free parking on site in the private car park directly outside the nursery and safely away from the main road.


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