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Sitters baby

Need trusted childcare?  We can help.

Sitters can provide your family with evening babysitters, occasional daycare, hotel and holiday childcare. Register free and find approved childcarers near you:

Britain's favourite babysitters.

The service Sitters provides today has operated continuously for over 45 years. Many thousands of families across the UK use us for their childcare needs - most were recommended by family and friends. Enter your postcode to see what parents in your area say about about Sitters:

Daytime or evenings, midweek or weekends.

Although most families choose to use Sitters babysitters for evening babysitting, many of our experienced childcarers are available during the day and can provide ad hoc daycare for your children when required - even at short notice. To book a Sitter for as little as 3 hours or for a whole day - enter your postcode below:

Available across the UK. 

Whether you're on holiday, staying with family and friends or in a hotel - we can provide the same quality of professional childcare across the UK, in all but the most remote locations. We've sent our approved Sitters to castles in Scotland, to West End hotels, even to boats afloat on the South Coast! Enter your postcode to book childcare when you're staying away from home:

We do all the work for you.

  • It's free to register and there's nothing to pay until after your first booking is complete.
  • You can use your secure, 24hr online account to tell us when and where you need a Sitter.
  • We contact experienced childcarers in your area and we'll send you an email when your booking has been filled.
  • We have more experience than anyone in finding you suitable childcare.

Don't just take our word for it...

If you'd like to know a bit more about the Sitters childcarers in your area - enter your postcode below. We can show you a list of Sitters approved childcarers in your area and you can read about their background experience and see candid reviews from other parents in your area who've already met them.

Read what parents are saying about Sitters in your area


Enter your postcode above to view profiles of Sitters' approved childcarers who live close to your home - plus candid reviews from parents who've already met them.

The Sitters guarantee

Childminders, Nannies and Nursery Nurses

If you have professional experience working in childcare and can provide immaculate references from your childcare employers, please start your application to become a Sitters approved childcarer here.

Book a Sitters evening babysitter

Evening Childcare and Babysitting

You can book one of Britain's favourite evening babysitters - even at short notice. We have experienced Sitters childcarers available nationwide - from Land's End to John O'Groats!

Book emergency nannies for daycare at home

Daytime Childcare and Daycare

If you find yourself needing short notice, short term daytime childcare cover in your own home (even with a few hours notice), let us know and we'll be happy to help.

Book a hotel or holiday babysitter or childminder

Hotel Childcare

When you're staying away from home - we can provide professional childcare in your accommodation across most of the country - in hotels, holiday cottages or caravans!


Consistently reliable, friendly, excellent service. What would we do without sitters

Mrs T, London