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Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes

Five Lakes Resort, Tolleshunt Knights, MALDON, CM9 8HX

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Since 1967 we've been providing experienced, referenced babysitters to parents at home, in hotels and on holiday – across the UK.

You can make a booking online – even with just a couple of hours’ notice (for last minute nights out!). Just tell us where and when you need childcare and we’ll take care of the rest

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  • No cost until after your booking

We're proud to be Britain's favourite babysitters - 99% of parents using Sitters rate us as 'Excellent' or 'Good'

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Reviews about local Sitters childcarers...

This was our first ever use of Sitters and our first ever time of having a babysitter for our 10 month old. We also have a 10 and 7 year old. Ayfer was fantastic and made us completely reassured from the start and throughout the day. Ayfer arrived early to familiarise herself with everything. She immediately got to know the kids and they loved her. The next morning we asked if they would like Ayfer to look after them again and we got a very enthusiastic positive response. Our first experience of Sitters and Ayfer has been very positive and we will definitely be booking again.

Mr O, Bishop's Stortford, CM22

I was so impressed by Lou, she has a fantastic personality and engaged with my 3 month old baby straight away. She kept me updated on how they were doing and even sent me pictures. It was the first time I had left my son so I was quite nervous but I had no reason to be, because my son had a fantastic weekend. My dad also commented how my sons eyes lit up when he saw her. She put my mind totally at ease and allowed my partner and I to enjoy a great weekend at V festival while my son was in the great care of Lou. We would want Lou back again and again!!

Ms W, Chelmsford, CM3

Sarah was fantastic at looking after our three little boys (ages 3, 1 & 6 months). We thought when we left for the night they'd stay asleep, of course they didn't! Sarah ended up winding our baby, changing our toddler as he was wet and pacifying our three year old, so when we arrived home they were all sleeping soundly. She text us whilst we were out with little updates and we felt completely reassured. Sarah is very caring and competent and a we would have her again (if she would come!) in a heart beat. We would highly recommend her.

Mrs J, Chelmsford, CM1