We’re Outstanding!

Clever Clogs is a family-owned children’s day nursery group, operating two Ofsted rated OUTSTANDING early years settings in the cathedral city of Durham. Our nurseries in Belmont and Bowburn offer care from 0-11, including out-of-school care and holiday clubs.

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Our Nurseries

Our two purpose-built day nurseries in Durham provide a unique learning environment where children are supported to fulfil their potential.


New Ferens Park, Durham, DH1 1GG

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Durham Road, Durham, DH6 5AT

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Care from 0 to 11

Our outstanding rated nurseries take babies and very young children through the first steps of their life, through to preparing them for school, as well as offering wraparound support for older children.

Ages 0-2

Ages 3-5

Ages 6-8

Ages 9-11

Out of school care

We provide out of school care including holiday fun clubs and before and after school care for children aged up to 11. This offers parents of older children flexible childcare solutions that work around employment and other day-to-day commitments.

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Clever Clogs – Sam

When she was younger, Sam Place had a bird’s eye view of childcare, so it was an easy decision for her […]

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Clever Clogs – Catherine

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Belmont Nursery

Tel: 0191 384 3610

Address: New Ferens Park, Durham, DH1 1GG
Email: info@cclogs.com

Nursery Manager: Sharon Lewis

Bowburn Nursery

Tel: 0191 377 9192

Address: Durham Road, Durham, DH6 5AT
Email: info@cclogs.com

Nursery Manager: Sharon Lewis