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Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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All reviews derek hill art collection art lovers tory island william morris well worth a visit his life greta garbo guided tour irish state wonderful paintings set in lovely grounds personal taste wonderful afternoon landscape painter extraordinary art coffee shop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never, in all my travels and tours, have I ever had the pleasure of experiencing such an informative tour. Our tour guide, Jane, knew Derek Hill personally, as well as many of the other people who spent time at Glebe House, and was, therefore, incredibly...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us joined the tour and Jean was a fabulous guide, her enthusiasm was contagious! Such a mixture of art and artefacts in a beautiful setting. Not all to our taste but worth seeing through the eyes of the collector - Derek Hill. Jean...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our day out here - visited the gallery - superb artwork on exhibition - lovely informative staff that really promote all that Donegal artists has to offer - well done Glebe House. You can also bring your own picnic to relax in the gardens...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

This house is outstanding and not what we expected when we drove up. We thought it was just another house to se but this is much more than that. The house is oozing with warmth and character and you feel you are there with the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SweetgemBelfast
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

This is such a fascinating and unique home. If you are in the area this is worth a stop! Derek Hill was an amazing artist and his home and collection of paintings are so eclectic and fascinating. Our guide of the house actually knew Derek...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank HoCo180
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

I knew nothing about Glebe House but we saw the sign and went to have a look. This house belong to Derek Hill the portrait artist who donated his house and collection to the state. Just 5 euros a head got us a fantastic tour...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019

Glebe House turned out to be a house with a very interesting story. Mary our guide lead as around room after room through this old house dating back to the year 1828 filled with the most extraordinary art pieces representing British as well as foreign...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Glebe house in itself is a beautiful and typical Irish country house(large rectory) of the 19th century situated close to the shore of Lough Gartan and surrounded by verdant gardens . The guided tour is especially well done , certainly by the guide Jane who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Raymond M
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Wonderful afternoon spent firstly at the coffee shop with delicious treats then onto the gallery prior to going on the house tour. House full of character and beautiful paintings, lots of knowledge from the tour guide. Outside gardens amazing. Well worth a visit when in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AnneHME
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

There are occasional rainy days in Donegal 😄. Luckily for us this one led us to Glebe house. What a gem! Our guide, Mary, made the tour. She was a weakth of information about the treasures within the house. Our visit was nicely concluded by...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Trish H
April 1, 2017|
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Response from kevinhayden | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't work at Glebe and this reply is way too late. However I do hope you got to visit this interesting site. The area is gorgeous!
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Ben L
November 4, 2015|
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Response from Nan009 | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Gallery only: Easter (4th - 12th April) Daily 11:00 - 18:30 Re-opens 28th May - 27th September Open Sat - Thurs in June & September 11.00 - 18.30 (closed Fridays) Open Daily July & August 11:00 - 18:30. Last... More
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maureenmac32
September 13, 2015|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open, my daughters school visits later this month
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