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Glebe House and Gallery

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Address: Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: 074-37071
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Very interesting visit

Great place to visit. Guide very entertaining get to see around the house. Lovely art gallery beside the house well worth a visit. Great on a rainy day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
polly452016
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to visit. Guide very entertaining get to see around the house. Lovely art gallery beside the house well worth a visit. Great on a rainy day.

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Roscrea, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Gardens particularly attractive and staff very friendly. Beautiful paintings and situated in a picturesque area

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the grounds of Glebe House many time but today was my first day inside the house & I have to say what a treat it was. All the pictures Oriental prints arts & crafts wallpaper rugs plus curtains. A real sense of a full life lived! Don't delay in visiting.

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Exton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Enjoyed our visit to the House and Gallery, after a gap of 20 years. Staff were very friendly and did everything to make our visit enjoyable. We also were able to have a nice lunch in their tea room and the grounds are a delight. Well done.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Was here a number of years ago and just had to return. This is one of the most fabulous "living" houses you can see. The grounds, the house itself, the contents and, most importantly, the story of the former owner, Derek Hill. The tour itself is brilliantly hosted by knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides and I can guarantee you will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Glebe House utterly enchanted us. It's beautifully located, and its art, furnishings, gardens and gallery tell of a very individual character, Derek Hill, who one senses with every step - rarely have we visited somewhere that feels so perfectly 'lived in' and yet culturally rich. The tour guide was brilliant at evoking his colourful, clever life, his great friendships, his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Ok ,the sun was shining and that doesn't happen all the time in Donegal! But it was worth missing a little sunshine to visit this lovely interior. There was a lot of art but personally I found the interior in general more interesting. The guide, with her personal anecdotes was wonderful . Can't think of a better way to spend... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited this house recently and were amazed. The house was left to the nation by Derek Hill whilst he was still alive. It's a treasure trove of works of art, definitely worth seeing. Derek was obviously an avid collector with eclectic taste. There are 25 acres of gorgeous gardens, unfortunately we didn't get to see all of the grounds.... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Spent a few hours here today. It is an old house by a lovely lake. It was breathtaking. Beautiful gardens, fabulous (free) Art (Derek Hill Gallery) and a coffee shop with freshly baked carrot cake and chocolate tart that were Devine! All the staff were warm and welcoming. Even the gardener offered to take us round and help is take... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The grounds are magnificent. I enjoyed the art exhibition. I was extremely disappointed with the tea rooms. They were unable to provide me with anything gluten free at all.

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