Early Years Centres and funded providers

Some of our centres will be able to offer a more flexible arrangement to suit the needs of parents and families. Where there are more applications than places available admission criteria will apply - view priorities for 1140 hrs. Further details and application form will be available February 2020. Please contact the Early Years Team if you have further enquiries edservicesELC@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

Information on local authority Early Years Centres and funded providers

Early Years Centres


Funded Providers

Alphabet Yard

South Harbour St, Ayr
Contact: Elaine Buchanan (O), Tel: 01292 260444

Busy Bees

Ayr Hospital, Dalmellington Road
Contact: Danielle McGinley (M), Tel: 01292 268452

Coylton Community Nursery

Claude Hamilton Hall, Coylton
Contact: Sally McElwee (M), Tel: 01292 570539

Doonvale Private Nursery

Doonholm Road, Ayr
Contact: Arnie Cartwright, Barbara Cartwright (O), Tel: 01292 440400

Fly High Early Learning and Childcare

13-19 Main Street, Monkton KA9 2RN
Contact: Head of Centre Brenda Pound, Tel: 01292 475360

Granny Smith's

22 Ayr Street, Troon
Contact: Janice Smyth (O), Christine Bond (M), Tel: 01292 316606

Kirktonholme @ Owl and Pussycat

9 James Street, Ayr
Contact: Maureen Campbell (M), Tel: 01292 266976

Marina View Nursery

131 Templehill, Troon KA10 6BQ
Contact: Linda Burgess (O) Linda Burgess (M), Tel: 01292 317031

Pine Trees

1 Ayr Road, Prestwick
Contact: Fiona Caldow (M) Diane McCarrell (M), Tel: 01292 475372

Rosemary Logie (Childminder)

Holmston, Ayr
Tel: 07964 668230

Riverbank Nursery

Citadel Place, Ayr
Contact: Sandra Armour (M), Tel: 01292 268014

The Meadows

74 Mauchline Rd, Mossblown KA6 5DL
Contact: Kirsty Semple, Tel: 01292 521182

Wellington School

Craigweil Road, Ayr
Contact: Jimmy Cox, Tel: 01292 269321