An in-depth learning report of the Innocastle study visit to Gelderland was published, approaching themes such as the economic impact of historic estates on the wider region, tourism development and climate adaptation. The report can be consulted via this link. It includes:  

  • Key takeaways from all the sites visited during the study visit
  • Analysis of the Culture & Heritage policy programme in Gelderland
  • An overview of the identified good practices so far


The appendix includes the programme of the visit and an analysis of the participant questionnaires.

"The surplus value, especially on the tourist-economic level, seems to me to originate more from the very well-developed network between country estates in the region and from the general landscape flawlessness”

(Koen Himpe, Agentschap Onroerend Erfgoed –Vlaamse Overheid).