Latest Nursery News October/November 2020


If you are looking for a nursery place for your child, please get in touch by calling our manager Debbie on 01361 882377 or by emailing her at 

As you may be aware Links Duns has remained open throughout the COVID19 pandemic, initially doing vital work as a hub for the children of key workers, and from August opening again fully for the return of all children. It has been great to welcome everyone back, both those returning and those new. During the months of August and September we have been settling children in, making them comfortable and familiar with the setting, reading stories, spending time outdoors in the garden and going for walks, and now the nursery is back in full swing.


Health and Safety

New operational safety guidelines are in place including new risk assessments, infection control procedures, new cleaning schedules and new procedures for drop off and pick up. These are all working well. Health and safety have always been important for the care of our children but have assumed even more importance during the pandemic. We want to reassure you that we are taking every step to ensure that your children are safe and well whilst still enjoying nurturing and stimulating play and learning experiences.

If you have any concerns or questions, please do let us know.

New Cook, New Menus!

We would like to welcome a new member of staff, Emma, our cook. We also have new menus - for more information click here



Links Nursery provides quality childcare, and a safe, nurturing learning environment for children aged 0 to 5. Our aim is to ensure all our children are welcomed, valued and cared for to the highest standard through supportive, nurturing and trusting relationships with their key person and other staff. We believe that the nursery experience is an important opportunity for your child to develop, grow and learn through a variety of exciting and challenging indoor and outdoor experiences in the company of other children.

Housed in an airy traditional stone building on Newtown Street in the heart of the Borders town of Duns, our nursery can accommodate a total of 36 children in our two spacious, well equipped children’s playrooms. We also have a lovely, large and inviting garden area to the rear. Serving Duns, the surrounding towns and villages and the wider Borders area, we are a very flexible nursery and offer a variety of childcare contracts including full time, part time, shift pattern and term time only options.  Our opening hours are 7.30am until 6pm. We have also gained council partnership provider status, and offer funded places for children aged 3 and over.

Links Nursery Duns it is part of a well-established, high quality group of four nurseries in Duns, Musselburgh, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. If you are looking for a quality early years nursery placement for your child, why not contact our manager Debbie Rendall on 01361 882377 to arrange to pop in for a tour of the nursery or to have chat about what we have to offer? We look forward to welcoming you and your family.