Welcome To First Friends Mangotsfield

This site has been set up for both prospective and current parents of First Friends and we hope you find it of use, however that does not mean we would not love to speak to you in person to answer any questions you may have.


  • Emma - you have provided the highest quality care and education for my daughter for the last four years. Rhiannon has just moved on from Holiday Tots, but still has a picture of \"Mrs Nichols\" on the wall of her room. You, Rich and the team have been a wonderful part of her early years experience, and we will never forget you. Wishing you every success in your new venture.

    Lindsey Green, Downend

  • Sophie was at Barley Close and also went to Holiday Tots. She absolutely loves Mrs Nichols and misses her such a lot despite being settled at school. The quality of care and the provision that both Emma and Rich offer is fantastic. My child was happy, well rounded and confident due to the great start that they gave her.

    Nicky Akbar, Emersons Green

  • Thank you Emma and Rich for the fantastic support you have given my family over the years. Both children have thrived whilst in your care! Daniel\'s confidence soared in Holiday Tots and he always looked forward to coming in to see you and his friends!

    Verity, Emersons Green

  • I have known Emma and Rich for a number of years now, both my children went to Barley Close and Holiday Tots. I have always been impressed with the care provided, they always had a strong team and the kids have always enjoyed themselves. Both boys will always have fond memories of their time there and Emma & Rich are genuine and caring people.

    Sandra Brown, Emersons Green

  • Ava had a fantastic first week at First Friends nursery, she has loved every minute of it and we are delighted in the level of care and early education she is receiving thus far.

    The temporary play area looks so bright and stimulating with so much space to explore both indoors and outside.

    I have no reservation whatsoever about moving her to this nursery and recommend it highly to any prospective parents/carers considering a plac...read more

    Karen Painter, Emersons Green