Goosemire Cottages Blog

Night Owls Babysitting in the South Lakes

Date: 20th May 2013
Filed under: Top Tips, Uncategorized

On a family holiday in the Lake District and fancy tackling one of the Lake District's Peaks but have little ones so your restricted to pushchair friendly lower level walks? Or perhaps you want to go our for a romantic meal to celebrate a special occasion? Then Night Owls babysitting can provide safe, reliable and friendly babysitting to guests staying in our South Lakes self catering holiday cottages.

How does it work?

​Step 1 - Complete the registration form.

Step 2 - Pay the booking fee. (If you use coupon code "GOOSEMIRE" the fee will only be £15 rather than the normal rate of £22)

Step 3 - Night Owls match you to a suitable, available babysitter. You are then sent a confirmation email or text giving you the name and details of your babysitter within 24hrs.

Step 4 - You receive an introductory call from your babysitter, an arrangement to meet with the children before the first sit will be made. You can even view your babysitter's profile on their website.​

Step 5 - You will receive a text reminder on the day of the booking. Your babysitter arrives and completes the security procedure so you know they are from the agency.

You will then pay the babysitter direct on an hourly rate (currently £10).

Have an amazing day or evening out without feeling guilty, knowing your children are happy and safe in Night Owls care​. Their informed & thoughtful babysitters main interest is the happiness and wellbeing of your children, and they have parents’ in-mind.  If you would you like them to bring an age appropriate bag of toys, or send you a reassurance text whilst you’re out then its not a problem!

Most of the team are either teachers, nursery practitioners or youth workers by profession & children love them. All have had a DBS (previously known as CRB) Police check.

For further details or to make an enquiry or booking please visit