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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Kind Words

  • My son Jakob who is now 9yrs old, went to wrap around care at barley close school. He loved Emma and we were very happy with how professional but friendly Emma has always been. We are still friends with Emma and family and will hopefully enrol our daughter Imogen in the new year. It will be worth the drive from Winterbourne to see and know a trusted friendly face :)

    Vicky Tozer, Winterbourne

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Teddy attended both Barley Close Wrap Around Care and when he started school he went to Holiday Tots with Emma, Rich and their lovely staff. Teddy would really look forward to the holidays and we always felt he was in the best possible place, with lots of great things to do and learn. We where always kept informed of mile stones and achievements however small. We feel Teddy\'s confident, positive and enquiring way is down to his experiences in th ...more

    Janet & Gary Lawson, Emersons Green