FossoPLAY is an outdoor nursery for children aged 3 – 7 years old.  We are based near the Crook of Devon, in Perth & Kinross, and operate from our 70 acre estate.

Our aim is to provide nurturing and inspiring experiences for children through play and the use of our rich outdoor environment.

FossoPLAY is a family-run nursery and was started because we believe passionately that children should have the chance to play freely in the outdoors, to discover the wonders of nature and enjoy the benefits of the physical and challenging environment.



Our Ethos

“The best classroom and the richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky”

Margaret McMillan

At FossoPLAY we understand that children learn best through play.

Our nursery uses the woodland and outdoors to inspire and challenge. We believethat true understanding comes from experiencing, and sometimes failing at, things first hand.

By combining the outdoor environment with skilled practitioners and allowing the children to lead and direct their own play, we believe we are helping to lay the foundation for our children to become confident, happy and resilient individuals.

Play isn’t just important, play isn’t just learning, play is fundamentally how children understand their relationships and the world they live in.


“It takes a village to raise a child

African Proverb


The central people in any child’s life are their parents and carers. At FossoPLAY, we work alongside your family and encourage you to

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