Discover the Enchantment of Luua Manor Park
Nestled within the pristine landscapes of the Vooremaa Landscape Protection Area in Jõgeva County, you'll find the mesmerizing Luua Manor Park. This timeless sanctuary showcases the rich tapestry of nature and history, offering visitors a journey through its heritage and natural beauty.
A Heritage of Significance
The main building of the Luua manor complex, along with its ancillary buildings and the splendid park, are all meticulously preserved as part of our heritage conservation efforts. This dedication to preserving history ensures that the essence of Luua Manor endures for generations to come. The park itself has been under protection since 1959, spanning an area of 19.7 hectares.
A Rich Tapestry of Flora
Luua Manor Park is a botanical wonderland. It boasts an extraordinary diversity of plant life, featuring approximately 150 taxa of trees and bushes. Of these, nearly 110 are non-native species, creating a captivating fusion of both local and international flora. Strolling through the park, visitors can immerse themselves in the captivating colors and fragrances that paint this living canvas.
A Haven for Protected Wildlife
In addition to its botanical diversity, Luua Manor Park also serves as a refuge for several protected bat species. Northern bats, Daubenton's bats, brown long-eared bats, Brandt's bats, whiskered bats, pond bats, Nathusius' pipistrelles, common noctules, common pipistrelles, and tawny owls all find a home in this enchanting natural haven. The park's dedication to the conservation of these species highlights its commitment to biodiversity and ecological balance.
Luua Manor: A Journey Through Time
The beautiful Luua Manor is not just a testament to architectural beauty; it also houses the museum rooms of Luua Forestry School. These rooms provide a glimpse into the history of both the school and the manor. Some of the manor's rooms have been lovingly restored to their original state and are open to visitors. Here, you can admire the enduring elegance of the manor, delve into the history of its park and the surrounding area, and explore a trove of awards and old school documents.
Luua Manor Park is a place where history and nature converge, offering an opportunity to connect with the past, experience the tranquility of a protected landscape, and appreciate the wonders of biodiversity. It's a journey through time and an exploration of the natural world, all set against the backdrop of a truly remarkable heritage site.