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House for an Art Lover

Bellahouston Park | 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
44-141-353-4770
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Ranked #9 of 180 Attractions in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Museums
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901 and built in the attractive setting of Bellahouston Park in the 1990s, House for an Art Lover allows the visitor an insight into Mackintosh's renowned talent not just as an architect, but as a an artist, designer and pioneer of the Modern Movement. The venue runs regular arts themed events and is home to the popular Art Lover's Cafe.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

From the restaurant below serving a delicious lunch to the public rooms above which give a stunning backdrop to any function this has to be one of the top venues in Glasgow for a wedding or meeting. Most Weegies love CRM and the House for an Artlover gives each of us a chance to experience his genius in a divine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I am very lucky to stay next to HFAL so I frequently visit and wander through the grounds. I love everything about this place & the walled garden and the recently opened heritage centre. When choosing our wedding venue it was never going to be anywhere else than HFAL. We get married in this beautiful venue June 2015 and cannot... More

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Not sure how we had missed visiting for so long, but so glad we were finally able to get there. The audio tour was great, moves at a good pace. Amazed at how this was created from such limited informqtion in the competition submission. There was to be a wedding the afternoon we visited, and it was lovely to see... More

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Newton Mearns, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Definitely a must for fans of Charles Rennie Macintosh. Beautiful building of great art and architectural interest. Lovely walks nearby at Bellahouston Park. House for an Art Lover has great gardens and is a fabulous wedding venue. Very nice craft shop too.

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strathaven
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great location WITHIN THIS PARK IN THE CENTRE OF GLASGOW NEAR IBROX STADIUM,serving delightfull afternoon teas lunches and evening meals.Visit an exhibition within the building and walk around a beautifull park. Went with my son and his fiancée to look at as a wedding venue,they were very impressed by the set up.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went here with my wife and daughter. I myself am not an art expert. I do like the chandelier and the wooden structure of the house's roof. For those who love art, especially those who knew Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it's a must see attraction, quite a number of beautiful artwork on display. And who knows, one might get an inspiration... More

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Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This little gem is amazing we where going to the burrel collection but it was to far for the wife to walk to so we went to the house for art lovers instead it was interesting to say the least, what we saw of it that was as there was a wedding going on that day so wennever got to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It's been a while since I was last here and left disappointed. When we first walked in my over half was taken aback by how nice the cafe was and pleased we came. Cafe was fully booked, fair enough and were offered a table in the 'lounge'. To me it is a meeting room with a few tables added as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Recently had the pleasure of attending a wedding at this venue and I must say it was the most beautiful place ever. Aside the decor, all the staff, the meal was 5+ star. Thank you to everyone for a magnificent day

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love, love, love House for an Art Lover. The food is just wonderful, desserts are to die for. Its not a night place, believe it closes at 4pm. Also should mention the lovely grounds for a stroll after lunch!

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