Bassetlaw Cost of Living - Children and Families

Children and Families


Childcare Choices | 

The Childcare Choices website explains all the different subsidised childcare available. 

Play Areas in Bassetlaw

A list of all the free outdoor play areas in Bassetlaw.

Bassetlaw NCT (National Childbirth Trust) | |

Your local parent support network.

Playgroups in Bassetlaw |

This website lists all the playgroups in Bassetlaw as well as a varity of other local groups and information.

HAF (Holiday Activity and Food ) 

The HAF programme is to support children to eat more healthily and be more active over the school holidays.

From The Heart Charity | 

The Sleep Charity |

 Independent expert voices on sleep issues in the UK




A list of all the libraries in Bassetlaw. Each library has different opening days and times so please check each site for more information.


Worksop Library |

Retford Library

Langold Library

Bircotes Library |

Misterton Library |

Tuxford Mobile Library

Carlton-in-Lindrick Library

Support for young people and families with children between the ages of 0-18 years.


Discounted Public Transport


Free Bus Travel 

If you are over 66, or disabled, you can apply for a free bus pass with  Nottinghamshire County Council. Some families may also qualify for free transport to and from school.

Railcards |

There are a variety of railcards available that can save you money on your train fares. They all have a fee but if you a regular user they will save you money.