Award Winning Childcare in Newtownards.

Play-a-Way Childcare Centre is an award winning leader in childcare provision in Newtownards and North Down. We operate a Pre-School and Playgroup facility at the Church of God, Zion Place, Newtownards. Open since 1987

Play-a-way Childcare Centre staff collectively have over 100 years experience, we operate as a community business designed to create affordable, quality childcare that provides a stimulating and safe environment for children.



Playaway is a high quality, affordable childcare based in local community for local parents.


Fully qualified staff and in a purpose built environment.

We are inspected by the Department of Education, Social Services and accredited by Early Years.


A school pick-up is available from Abbey, Castle Gardens and Victoria Primary School.

We accept Childcare Vouchers and electronic payments is available.