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We have 16 childcarers in the TR postcode area available for babysitting in Penzance and a further 17 in neighbouring postcode areas.

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  • 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 £8.75.


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.

Read reviews of approved Sitters local to you

Reviews about local Sitters childcarers...

Deborah was fantastic when she babysat for our two year old. She phoned in advance to secure arrangement and to check if our son had any specific needs. She arrived promptly and made us feel totally at ease and confident that we were leaving our son in very capable hands. We received text updates to say he was happy and asleep, which was very reassuring and enabled us to have a wonderful evening out. Thank you Deborah.

Mrs H, Cornwall, TR6

Such a lovely lady! The perfect babysitter - my 6-year-old daughter adored her and keeps asking when we're going out again so that Angela can come over and put her to bed! Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

Mrs B, Truro, TR4

Mina looked after my 2 year old when the sitter we've requested a few times was not available. I was a bit apprehensive, being somebody new, but very busy and needed her help. I needn't have been at all. Mina has a very friendly manner, she connected with my son straight away, and he cried when she moved away so I could show her his things. She was very personable and I almost felt like I already knew her, like she was a friend of a friend. She was a very good sitter who was excellent with my son, and I wouldn't hesitate to have her sit for us again.

Miss H, Cornwall, TR27