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How did one man amass this explosion of art?

November day, fresh but cold, looking for somewhere indoors, we came upon Glebe House. There is a... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019

We were in Derry for the long weekend and were very pleased to have decided to nip over the border... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
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Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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All reviews derek hill art lovers william morris art collection well worth a visit tory island tea room guided tour glenveagh national park personal taste coffee shop little gem greta garbo lovely grounds house tour great stories enjoyable visit
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

November day, fresh but cold, looking for somewhere indoors, we came upon Glebe House. There is a gallery where you pay the entrance fee which housed a collection of ‘sculptures’ which was perhaps a little too modern for our liking but the house was magnificent....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

We were in Derry for the long weekend and were very pleased to have decided to nip over the border to visit this hidden gem, set in splendid semi isolation in pleasant grounds. The house is pleasant enough but what makes it special is the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wart1
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We first visited this house almost 40 years ago. It was amazing to see it completely intact and wonderfully preserved. Ossian was an excellent tour guide. Ireland has always loved its artists. I'm sure Derek Hill would be proud to know his collection is in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Another little gem in Donegal in beautiful Churchill- The Glebe Gallery home of Derek Hill founder of Tory Island painters. Set amidst Gartan Lake for walkers and outdoor activities and a neighbour of Glenveagh Park this is not to be missed. Very reasonably priced and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We went to Glebe House on Sunday, and enjoyed a tour round the house by delightful, and knowledgeable, Mary. Glebe House is a gem of a place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosey D
Reviewed September 16, 2018

On our drive we stopped at the Glebe House and learned about the remarkable artist Derick Hill who was the last occupant and donor of his home and grounds for the public. This is an experience into the life and times of Derek Hill and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We visited Glebe gallery and decided to do the house tour too. What a wonderful experience with a guide who knew everything about the house and its history. There is a wonderful collection of paintings in the house and also lots of personal items and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eimear g
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Located about 10 miles from Letterkenny and overlooking the scenic Gartan lake, this small house and gallery, former home of the artist Derek Hill, are worth a visit. The gardens are small but lovely. The house is interesting and has a more personal and lived-in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Leopard21
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The glebe gallery and Derek hill house well worth a visit very interesting art pieces that you would not expect to find and plenty of things to do for young kids the Glen gallery has organised event for kids just check on dates these events...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank garyrowley49
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Glebe House four times this summer. It’s a great place off the beaten track to take Donegal visitors to & well worth the 50 mile each way drive for us. It’s the home of the late English artist Derek Hill. Friendly &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Trish H
April 1, 2017|
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!
Ben L
November 4, 2015|
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
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