Category Archives: "UK"

spiral staircase at Tate Britain one of the free museums in London
15 May, 2024

The Best Free Museums in London and My Favourites

One of our regular HouseSit Match international housesitters Tiera St Claire shares some of the best free museums in London and several of her favourite paid for museums too. Tiera is a regular visitor to the capital and delights in the great and free access the city offers to museums and places of culture to […]

30 Nov, 2023

House-sitting in England Makes Peak Season Affordable!

Summer is the most expensive time to visit the UK. Never in my wildest dreams did I think my family could afford to travel throughout England for more than a month during peak season! But, we did because of house sitting. We arrived the Last week in May to start house sitting in England, the beginning […]

London travel bargains
6 Aug, 2023

35 Best London Travel Bargains, Part II

London house sitter and culture vulture Kelly Hayes-Raitt shares her favorite London travel bargains while house sitting! By Kelly Hayes-Raitt In Part I of this blog, I described 12 of my favorite London travel bargains that I’ve experienced during my many house sitting assignments there.  Here, I expand on some of the London vacation ideas […]

London travel bargain
6 Aug, 2023

35 Best London Travel Bargains, Part I

Long-time house sitter Kelly Hayes-Raitt calls London her second home since she’s housesat there so many times. Here are some of her tips for enjoying the very best London travel bargains. By Kelly Hayes-Raitt This American’s first overseas house sit was for 6 weeks in London during the 2012 Olympics. It was love at first […]

1 Jul, 2022

Homesitting in London – Visit London on a shoestring!

“My first international housesit was in London for six weeks – during the 2012 Olympics”, writes Kelly Hayes-Raitt in her latest blog for Housesit Match. In this blog entry, Hayes-Raitt gives you some tips on what to do while homesitting in London on a budget. With her tips you can visit London on a shoestring. […]

London house sitting
12 Oct, 2021

London house sitting – London calling!

Many long term housesitters and petsitters will tell you they love either rural housesits or city housesits. London house sitting can have a remarkable draw for both types of housesitter. Housesitting in London offers a fantastic diversity of experiences, including and most importantly pet care, for animal lovers, and an exciting urban setting. Read on […]