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The Cabin at YMCA Plymouth

The Cabin Childcare Centres' nursery occupies a purpose-built nursery for children aged 2-4 years, located at the rear of the YMCA building in Honicknowle.

Contacts details

Address:The Kitto Centre
Honicknowle Lane
Telephone number: 01752 201372
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We have a large integrated room for children, which caters to different age groups and individual developmental needs. We also have a small room which is used for small group time and quiet activities.  

We have a large play area outside, featuring a mud kitchen, willow dome, play house, tunnel and much more, for the children to explore.

Children's holiday club

Fun whatever the weather!

Let your children have fun and enjoy the children's holiday club at The Cabin Childcare Centres in Plymouth. We help children explore and learn about the world around them with various activities and games. 

We understand the working parents may find it difficult to keep children entertained during the holidays. So, let them join our holiday club where they can interact with other children of their age and learn and grow together. Our professional childcare providers can tailor activities based on a child's individual development needs.

Information on childcare funding

The Cabin Childcare Centres offer funded childcare for children across Plymouth.

All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 15 hours per week of funded childcare and education (term time only) from the term after their 3rd birthday. 'Stretched funding' is also available for 12 hours per week stretched across 48 weeks a year. This includes half terms and summer holidays.

An additional 15 hours per week, totalling to 30 hours per week during term time or 24 hours per week using stretched funding is available for 3 and 4 year olds from working families who meet the necessary criteria. This must be applied for using the Childcare Choices website.

Please note that the funding application for this must be confirmed termly via the Childcare Choices website.

Some 2 year olds are also able to access 15 hours via Me2 funding.

Catering to individual needs

We are a graduate-led setting with a high proportion of qualified staff. We also work alongside other agencies such as speech and language, and play therapists to support your child's needs.


At The Cabin we support every child as an individual, according their own developmental needs. We have a designated SENDCo at each setting and the majority of other staff have also received training in additional needs and disabilities.

We use pictures and signs to support communication.

We liaise with other professional agencies who often visit the children in the setting to support individuals learning.

Our Ofsted report states -

Staff are superb at encouraging inclusion and teaching children about individual differences in society. For example, staff support children to develop their communication skills using signs and symbols, and engage children in an exceptional range of community and cultural celebrations.

Age range
  • Early years - 0 to 5 years

  • All 3 and 4 year olds are eligible to attend a registered preschool setting using government funding for 15 hours per week during term time, from the beginning of the term following their 3rd birthday until they are of school age. We accept Me2 funding for 2 year olds and 30 hour funding where eligible.

    Price: Please contact us for information about our costs
    Based: Plymouth
    • Monday to Friday, 7.30 am to 6pm
    Childcare Type:
    • Day nursery
    Age ranges:
    • Nursery - under 5
    Childcare funding:
    • Three / four year old funded
    • Two year old funded

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