Abgunste Manor

Abgunste Manor was built around the 1780s, but was burnt down in 1905. The reconstruction began in 1908 and was completed in 1931 when the manor become the Castle of Light - the Abgunste School. Today the manor has turned into a place of creativity for all kinds of arts, culture, contemporary design, events, accommodation and celebration of life. 

We are offering open craft-workshops for ceramists, textile artists and woodworkers, the biggest ceramics kiln in Latvia is operated here. Take a break, sleep, celebrate, inspire, talk or bring out your creativity!

Enjoy the authentic beauty of Abgunte Manor. View and take photographs, listen to the stories - experience the revival of the manor. 

You can embark upon a quest in the manor – where you have to solve puzzles and search for keys and manage to escape until time runs out. 


  • Thematic group visits starting - 10.00 EUR/person
  • Excursion including refreshments - 15.00 EUR/person
  • Creative activities - 10.00 EUR/person
  • Quest in the manor and surroundings - 40,00 EUR for a team


  • The manor is surrounded by four ponds and a park which is slowly coming to life;
  • Open craft workshops for ceramists, textile workers and wood craftsmen and the largest ceramic kiln in Latvia have been created in the manor;
  • The manor house apartments for overnight stay with various convenience levels. Available: 45 beds + 15 extra beds. Accommodation price from 20.00 EUR /person;
  • Halls for rent: a large hall (70 sq.m.) and a small hall (35 sq.m.) - suitable for seminars, celebrations, weddings, concerts, exhibitions, etc. We provide furniture, projector, screen and sound solutions;
  • During the summer months, there are 6 glamorous camping (glamping) tents are scattered around the manor. With high ceilings, comfortable beds, specially created textiles that give each tent a name - Rowanberry, Frog, Strawberry, etc. Each tent can accommodate up to 4 guests;
  • Available for disabled persons;
  • Open tours and food festivals take place.


Jelgava Coun., Abgunstes skola, Zaļenieku pag.
29293131, 28373711
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Conference rooms
Wedding location
Families with children