The County Register

About The County Register

The County Register is a family-run, high end dating agency specialising in personal one-to-one matchmaking and run by the UK’s best known matchmaker, Heather Herber-Percy.

Ready To Meet Your One?

A Respected Authority in Love & Relationships

As Chairman of The Dating Agency Association and founder of The County Register, Heather Heber-Percy is one of the most sought after Personal Matchmakers in the UK.

Heather has an in-depth understanding of people and relationships, enabling her to offer a unique, personal introductions service with a highly personal touch.

Meet Heather

Our Heritage

We were established almost 40 years ago, and the company is still fully supported and endorsed by its founder Heather Heber-Percy and her team of expert matchmakers and exceptional support staff today. Giving you access to some of the most attractive and eligible potential partners anywhere.

  • 2023

    The County Register is voted as the Dating Agency of the Year 2023.

  • 2022

    The County Register is voted as the Dating Agency of the Year 2022.

  • 2022

    The County Register yet again tops the Dating Options Group for new member recruitment and revenue.

  • 2021

    The County Register again tops the Dating Options Group for new member sales and revenue.

  • 2020

    The County Register Ltd leads the Dating Options Group for new member recruitment and revenue for the first time.

  • 2018

    The County Register Ltd is purchased by Dating Options Ltd.

  • 2006

    Younger daughter Zara Heber Percy also joins the business as a Director. The business moves to Surbiton, Surrey.

  • 2003

    The office address is now Elstree, Hertfordshire.

  • 2003

    Becomes a private limited company for the first time. The Directors are Heather Heber Percy and her daughter Tamara Heber Percy.

  • 1995

    The County Register is instrumental in helping to form the ABIA – the Association of British Introduction Agencies.

  • 1990

    The County Register database exceeds 1,000 people for the first time and is growing exponentially. Personal Matchmaking is booming.

  • 1986

    The service, gathering momentum, moves to London. Heather Heber Percy becomes Head of Recruitment/Matchmaking and Geraldine Turner is the General Manager.

  • 1983

    Two young mums meet outside the school gates in Ludlow, Shropshire and decide to create a matchmaking service for farmers and country folk.

Meet The Matchmakers


Tracey is an empathetic and highly skilled Membership Adviser. Her caring nature, alongside her conscientious work ethic, make her a real asset to the County Register team. Tracey will advise you on the best membership package for you, taking into account your unique wants and needs.


Karen is an experienced personal matchmaker who has worked with The County Register for a number of years. Her determined, professional nature ensures she makes wonderful matches on behalf of her clients. She has a warm and friendly personality and is highly valued by the County Register team.


Lucy gained her skills and experience in personal matchmaking under the guidance of our highly regarded founder, Heather. Our members appreciate her warmth, honesty and empathy. Lucy is greatly respected by the County Register team who value her expertise, fabulous sense of humour and bubbly nature.

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Request a consultation call

Embark on an exciting journey by scheduling a personalised consultation call with one of our passionate matchmakers. During this exclusive conversation, we will explore your unique dating aspirations, unravel your vision of an ideal partner, and carefully consider your budget. Rest assured, our experienced team will be there every step of the way, addressing any queries you may have about our exceptional matchmaking services. Your happily-ever-after awaits!

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