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31 October 2020 14:38

Research from dating experts Datingroo looked into all the outdoor hookup spots across the country.

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With Londoners now banned from meeting up indoors, many are looking for outdoor activities to keep them busy. Now for some this could just been a long riverside walk but the smuttier inhabitants of this great city, this could mean partaking in a friendly few hours of dogging. Since the pandemic started there has been an 85 per cent increase in people searching for outdoor hookup spots over the last year and dating experts reckon people will only be getting more adventurous as it drags on. For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here. Research from dating experts Datingroo looked into all the outdoor hookup spots across the country.

London’s most popular dogging hotspots in lockdown have been revealed

They also found some of the most popular ones in London. Shoreditch Park Hampstead Heath Queens Park The Tower of London The car park at the O2 According to Datingroo: "Dogging is when people meet up in cars, be it in a car park or elsewhere and watch each other have sex. "Some may join in, others may just be lurkers, whatever gets you going." London might be the official capital of the UK but this doesn't mean its the hookup capital. For more news from your area, use our handy widget below: With just 67 locations in our great city, London ranked seventh. The dubious honour of the hookup capital goes to Manchester with 131 hookup spots. Datingroo put together their research by trawling various online forums dedicated to the noble art of dogging. Leave your comment here. They also found that the UK was the second best country for hookup spots with 4,616 identified. Spain on the other hand, which came out on top of this list, dwarfed our figure with 15,872 locations. It's important to note that under Tier 2 restrictions, Londoners should not mix with anyone outside of their household indoors, including cars. Like the MyLondon Facebook page To keep up to date with all the latest breaking news, stories and events happening across London, give the MyLondon Facebook page a like. We will provide you with the latest traffic and travel updates, including updates on train and London Underground services, and the roads around the capital. The latest breaking news will be brought straight to your news feed including updates from the police, ambulance and fire brigade. We will also bring you updates from our courts and councils, as well as more lighthearted long reads. We also publish your pictures and videos, so do message us with your stories. Like the My London Facebook page here. You can also follow us on Twitter here and Instagram here. Is there a story in your corner of the city you think MyLondon should be covering? Please get in touch at [email protected]