Townsend Children's Centre, Bournemouth

Welcome to the Townsend Children's Centre.

Townsend Children's Centre, (managed by Barnardo’s) a centre for children and families who live in the Townsend area. We are situated right in the centre of the Townsend community on Jewell Road, next to the local shop and community centre. There is ample free parking for users of the centre.

We offer a wide range of activities and services for local families with children aged from 0 - five and also work in partnership with other local agencies to ensure we are meeting the needs of families living locally. We have a friendly open door policy and there is no need to book for Stay and Play sessions or other open activities.

There are lots of activities for you to choose from and we have an 'open kitchen' cafe area so at any time you and your family are welcome to pop in.

Some of the various activities, courses and workshops held at the centre include:

We have large beautiful garden areas at the centre. Please contact the centre if you are interested in any of the above courses as some may need to be booked on to.

The children's centre is open throughout the school holidays for children 0 - 5, some of our sessions are Term time only but Café is always open.

We can now be found on Facebook - Townsend Childrens Centre - please like our page and we can keep you up to date with what’s happening in the centre.

Townsend Montessori Nursery

Townsend Children's Centre is also home to Townsend Montessori Nursery, which offers outstanding quality of care and education from two to five years old.

The nursery is open:

For more information please contact the Nursery Manager Nicki Shawyer on Telephone: 01202 391258.

Contact Details


Address: Townsend Children's Centre, Jewell Road, Townsend, Bournemouth BH8 0LT

E-mail: // Phone: 01202 720472