We're told that many of the best business ideas are developed in the pub, and this is where we were in 2006, mulling over the changing perception of online dating sites and their increasing popularity in urban areas, when we came up with the idea for Muddy Matches.
Since then, the site has gone from strength to strength, with thousands of people joining a month and many thousands of success stories.
Our member base of country loving men and women are looking for someone who shares the same goals and interests, so whether you're a fan of country music or barbeques or riding western, you'll find someone whose idea of a good time matches with yours.
It's no secret that today's hectic lifestyle makes it next to impossible to find that someone special.
Whilst our team has expanded over the years, we're still a family-run business, operating out of a converted barn on a farmyard in Northamptonshire, and pride ourselves on our friendly customer-service and the fact that we are the only independent dating site for genuine country-minded people.
Updating your profile will make it feature higher in searches and attract more people. Read More We are two sisters from a farming background, who have always had a passion for the countryside and the outdoors.
In her book Tales from the Country Matchmaker, she recalls would be suitors who reeked of manure and invited their dates to perch on sacks of potatoes.
One farmer wanted to end a relationship, but his lady friend was knitting him a jumper and it would be ‘a waste of wool’.
Rural Dating is a dating website to help single farmers and singletons living in the countryside or with a desire to live in the countryside.
Are you living in a rural community and finding it difficult to meet someone locally? As a free member you can browse 1000’s of rural singles and start your love story today.