Dating website for country people

A marine biologist pleads ‘no wannabe footballers’ wives’.Rural dating has become more sophisticated since Patricia Warren, a Derbyshire farmer’s wife, set up The Country Bureau 25 years ago it’s now run by Katie Moore in Gloucestershire to find wives for isolated farmers.‘Our first couple is still together, and we’re getting grateful emails from people who spent Christmas together and are planning skiing holidays,’ says Lucy.

If St Valentine’s Day finds you sourly reviewing another passing year of dispiriting, mate-less, rural isolation, take heart and read on.

Together with the myriad dating services catering for yoga buffs, Catholics, cabin crew and those who admire the fuller figure, thriving organisations are dedicated to helping country people find love.

Membership is restricted to those who work and live in the country, or can prove a genuine love for rural life.

Fast-forward to 2005, when the aptly named Ben Lovegrove added Love Horse to the flying and sailing websites in his internet dating empire, with gratifying results.

‘A specialist website can’t offer a vast pool like, but then 80% of the people on that won’t share your interests either.

They won’t understand about getting up at 6am to muck out or having to stay up all night with a lambing ewe.’ Last year, sisters Lucy and Emma Reeves founded Muddy Matches, which has attracted 4,000-plus members in just 10 months.“They are having fun.” The pair were recently spotted spending time together in Savannah, Georgia, where Stewart has been filming a new movie about Lizzie Borden, who was infamously accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax in the 19th century.“When Kristen filmed in Savannah, she spent several days together with Stella, who came to visit her,” a second source tells PEOPLE.They can’t guarantee instant passion, but the point is that you will, at least, be speaking the same language from the start.On Partners4farmers, ‘Zetor’, a 35 year old beef and sheep farmer from Wrexham (favourite film The Italian Job), seeks a girl ‘from good farming stock who understands that farming isn’t a 9 to 5 job’; and Tim, a sheep and arable farmer from Exeter (reads Farmers Weekly and plays the didgeridoo), is looking for ‘someone who understands the farming way of life’.While that was the first time they had hit the carpet together, Stewart and St.

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