The Ruined Abbey in Surrey received the Europa Nostra Award in 1998
Europa Nostra, the pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage, is the representative platform of 250 heritage NGOs active in 45 countries across Europe.
The congress brings together concerned members and other European heritage professionals and volunteers, as well as the proud laureates of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards.
Europa Nostra is the voice of this vast movement of European civil society active in the field of heritage towards international bodies concerned, in particular the European Union Institutions, the Council of Europe and UNESCO.
The platform also serves as a recruitment ground for interested parties.