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.

About Us

First Friends has been set up with the sole purpose to provide first class quality childcare in the Kingswood, Mangotsfield and Emersons Green area.

Ofsted

We are very pleased to say that we have been awarded an OUTSTANDING grade by Ofsted

Times & Prices

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Kind Words

  • Both our daughters went to Barley Close Wrap Around Care, a few years ago now.... the still speak fondly of Mrs Nichols and what fun they had with her and the team. We have got to know both Rich and Emma well over the years and would recommend their thoroughly professional service to any parent.... it really is second to none and we wish them all the best for their new venture.

    Bas and Shehla, Previously Of Bristol

  • Just wanted to say thank-you to Emma, Rich & all at Holiday Tots. You know its good when your child cries when its time to leave!! We travelled from Southville but it was always worth it. Keira ALWAYS had such a good time. I am forever grateful.

    Ruth, Southville

  • I would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to you both and all the staff who have cared for Leah during her time with you. She has loved coming to First Friends and talks about it all the time. The work you do is amazing and I cannot fault the quality of care she has been given. I am truly sad to say goodbye to you and I know Leah will miss all greatly. I wish you both all the luck in the world and I know you will be succ ...more

    Jemma Smith, Bristol

  • Our daughter went to Wrap around at barley close. It was like we were dropping her off in a room full of her aunties is how I used to describe it!!! It was such a warm, caring environment and on ruby\'s last day it was me that cried not ruby!!!! We still miss Emma xxx

    Kate & Nathan, Bristol

  • We are very sorry to say goodbye to First Friends due to re-location. Emma, Rich and the team have looked after both our boys superbly. A and B have completely different characters, abilities and interests and yet the staff at FF were always able to stimulate and find appropriate interests for them. Especially the \"300 piece tricky puzzle\" which was completed over a number of days (or was it weeks?). They are both singing the \"Caterpillar son ...more

    Sarah L, Wiltshire