Welcome To First Friends

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.


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

Times & Prices

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  • We would like to thank you and all your staff for all the hard work you put into looking after our children. We know they would always be well looked after and would always have a fun day. Sam especially liked holiday tots when Rich was on duty.

    Michelle and Vince Palmer, Emersons Green

  • 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

  • My grandaughter Ellie attended Holiday Tots and absolutely loved it, especially Mrs.Nichols\'s \"colourful toys\" she never wanted to leave at the end of the day and still talks fondly of the fun she had with Mrs.Nichols. She is looking forward to starting school in September but said she would rather be going to Mrs.Nichols new nursery. Emma and Rich are a genuine couple whos sole interest is the welfare and happiness of the children. I wish ...read more

    Karon Powell

  • I have known Emma for a couple of years, my son attended Barley Close Nursery and also he attended Holiday Tots in the school holidays. It is evident when you pick up a happy smiley little boy at the end of the day that he has enjoyed himself and has been well looked after, which is what every parent wants! Good luck with your plans I know you will both make it a great success!

    Nicci McCambridge , 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