We have 20 childcarers in the HG postcode area available for babysitting in Ripon and a further 79 in neighbouring postcode areas.

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  • Book childcare online
  • Available nationwide
  • We'll do all the work
  • Competitive rates
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  • All childcarers are reference-checked and continually appraised
  • Every Sitter has professional childcare experience
  • Registration is free - pay nothing until your first booking is complete.

Here's how Sitters works


Start by entering your postcode to set up your FREE
account and read reviews about childcarers local to you.


You can then book childcare online – just select the
date, time and address for your booking.


Choose the local carers you’d prefer us to offer your bookings
to first and we’ll keep you updated of progress by email.


Your childcarer will call you before the booking and you should pay
her for her time at the end. Rates start from just £7.20.


Pay nothing until after you have used Sitters - guaranteed. A booking
fee (£4-£6) and quarterly membership fee (£14.95) will only be
charged to your credit card after your booking has taken place.

Sitters carer babysitting a young child

Read reviews of approved Sitters local to you

Reviews about local Sitters childcarers...

Nicola was fantastic. I had an issue with one of children wanting to come with me. As soon as Nicola arrived she quickly engaged with my daughter making her laugh and soon she was more than happy to stay rather than come with me. She also text me during the evening to let me know that everyone was in bed and asleep which was very reassuring. I would happily recommend Nicola to other families.

Mrs R, Harrogate, HG1

I would highly recommend Deborah. She arrived promptly and quickly won the confidence of me and my children. It was an early start but I had no qualms when I left and knew that my children would be looked after well. This was confirmed the following morning when they all woke up to tell me, completely unprompted, how they had enjoyed being babysat by Deborah.

Mrs R, Harrogate, HG1

We were a bit worried when we booked as we haven't used a babysitter for years. When Rosemary arrived she soon set our minds at rest. She came with a box of wonderful games for them to play together. When we spoke to the children the next morning they asked us when we were going to go out again so that they could have Rosie to play. Thanks Rosemary.

Mrs R, Harrogate, HG2