The ALVA visitor figure data has revealed the impact of the pandemic on the National Trust. Using the Top 10 sites in 2019, the fall has been from 5.4 million to 2.9 million in 2020.
Using the Top 10 sites for 2020, the fall has been from 4.6 million in 2019 to 3.4 million in 2020.
To give a larger picture, using the Top 20 sites in 2019, the fall has been from 9.1 million to 5.3 million in 2020.
These figures suggest that parks and gardens have allowed the public to continue to engage with heritage through the pandemic.