leaders visited Ironbridge to learn more about how to successfully manage a
World Heritage Site. The 18 delegates from the World Heritage City of Notodden
and Rjukan near Oslo in Norway chose Ironbridge Gorge for their international
best practice study tour.
The Ironbridge Gorge was one of the UK’s first places to be
designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site back in 1986. The focus of the tour
was for the group to experience the destination at first hand and to understand
how Ironbridge Gorge is managed both as a World Heritage Site but also as a