“The Play Den is filled with so much kindness, caring and wonderful memories for your children. The Play Den is all about family and friendship. Fantastic team work and what absolutely wonderful workers there too. I will always say that The Play Den is ‘THE BEST!’

Play Den Parent


Established in 2005, The Play Den provides high quality full time and part time childcare, for children between the ages of 3 months and 11 years of age.

Conveniently located for parents who work in Kembrey Park, Headlands Trading Estate and Elgin Industrial Estate; our Upper Stratton, Swindon ‘home from home’ premises are open from 7am until 6pm, Monday to Friday, 48 weeks of the year.

Offering government funded sessions for your child. You could claim for 15 to 30 hours of childcare with us per week, subject to eligibility and availability.

We specialise in offering term-time only contracts for professional parents who do not require childcare during the holidays.

Additionally, we offer reliable wrap-around care for school age children attending St. Catherine’s Catholic Primary School, Beechcroft Infants School and Ruskin Junior School, with whom we have built excellent partner relationships.

Our Rockin’ Robins club runs out of term time, keeping busy parents covered for childcare, by providing your child with lots of fun activities to keep them mentally and physically challenged during their holidays.

Are you an NHS worker? For all of our parents who work for the NHS, we are pleased to be able to offer you 10% discount on contracts over 30 hours and for those children, under the age of 3 years old. You can read some of our 5 star ratings here.