The Hill House
High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation!
About The Hill House
||The Hill House Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh G84 9AJ
||The Hill House Website
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The Hill House is a visually arresting mix of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Scottish Baronial and Japonisme architecture and design.
Mackintosh designed nearly everything inside the Hill House too, from the decorative schemes and the furniture to the fittings and contents.
His wife, Margaret Macdonald, designed and made many of the textiles as well as a beautiful fireplace panel. Much of the house has been restored so it looks almost exactly as it did in 1904 when its first residents, Glasgow publisher Walter Blackie and his family, moved in.
The beautiful, formal gardens have also been restored in line with the early designs, using plants that would have been available at the time.
Upcoming Events at The Hill House
More Days Out in Glasgow
Glasgow's annual Christmas Lights Switch On in George Square will take place on Sunday 17th November 2019!
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2019 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Expect plenty of song, dance and audience participation when Tram Direct return to The Shed with their panto for 2019... The Lying King!
The world class team behind GlasGLOW is turning Kelvingrove into Elfingrove, with a spellbinding night time tour of Glasgow's best-loved museum, where the magic of Christmas is brought to life!
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic story 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' when it comes to life on stage at the SEC Armadillo, Glasgow in November!
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