Study: Staying at historic houses improves wellbeing
Two British heritage organisations have independently achieved positive results exploring the therapeutic effects of staying at heritage sites. English Heritage found that people living with mental health issues, such as depressions, find improvements in their mood when staying at an historical site, similar to natural environments.
Another organisation, Historic England, has gathered similar data. They found that people visiting historic towns, ancient places of worship and archaeological sites see positive effects on their blood pressure and general wellbeing.