How a lucky blind date led to a new life as a farmer

Sally Urwin reveals the triumphs and challenges of leaving a safe city job to take up life as a farmer in deepest Northumberland

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Meet Sally Urwin who met a farmer on a dating website and ended up leaving her dead-end marketing job in the city to run his farm in the wilds of Northumberland. She’s written a book about her experiences and reveals the big challenges she’s faced – especially as she describes herself as “Britain’s shortest farmer”. For everything you need to know about the British countryside, please visit https://www.countryfile.com/

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