It is estimated that loneliness affects over 30,000 older people in Kent, but we know that it is not just an issue for the elderly. Loneliness is a highly personal experience that can have a significant impact on someone’s physical and mental health.
On Monday 15 June at 10am, Ightham Mote will be re-opening the garden and car park only, via a bookings only system. We are operating with skeleton staff and welcoming a minimal numbers of visitors at this stage (initially 30% of an average busy day with scheduled entry, to facilitate social distancing).
When it’s hot and with more people at home water use has increased. We’re pumping millions of litres more through our pipes to keep up – but there may be low pressure at times for some people.