Fiona Eastman, who is organising the Country Life Fair at Fulham Palace, is convinced that the Get Muddy dating app will break the ice between singles at the event.“The capital’s rural contingent will be out in force, and by using the app you will be able to meet singles you don’t know and have a drink,” she says.
“Hopefully he’ll do sport – cricket or shooting – but most importantly he has to love animals,” she says.
“It’s nerve-racking, socialising with people you don’t know,” she says.
Many country-loving singles aged 18-26 find love at their local branch of Young Farmers, an organisation with 25,000 members that arranges ski trips and dances for young country dwellers.
” It is happy outcomes such as this – there’s at least one posted on the site every week – that have inspired singles such as Lindsay to sign up.
Lucy and her sister, fearing it was unethical to join their own site but eager for a success story of their own, eventually signed up to a rival, and are consequently both in long-term relationships.