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Hill House

Upper Colquhoun Street | Helensburgh, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 9AG, Scotland
+44 1436 673900
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LOCATION
Upper Colquhoun Street | Helensburgh, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 9AG, Scotland
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+44 1436 673900
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"charles rennie mackintosh"
in 80 reviews
"his wife"
in 37 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 49 reviews
"tea room"
in 32 reviews
"national trust for scotland"
in 29 reviews
"blackie family"
in 22 reviews
"drawing room"
in 20 reviews
"margaret macdonald"
in 19 reviews
"art nouveau"
in 14 reviews
"scones"
in 13 reviews
"interior design"
in 12 reviews
"family home"
in 11 reviews
"attention to detail"
in 15 reviews
"dining room"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
in 14 reviews
"master bedroom"
in 8 reviews
"light fittings"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely visit to HIll House. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the house it stunning to look around. A must for anyone who loves Reneé Makintosh

Thank catlauj
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been a Charles Rennie Macintosh fan for years but have never managed to visit The Hill House until this summer while holidaying at Loch Goil, a little bit further north. We had already decided to visit before news of the devastating fire at...More

Thank Sheila R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent place, so impressed. Amazing decor and furniture. Loads of information.Can enter all rooms and really feel part of the house. It’s closing for months shortly as damp damage needs sorting. So check before you go

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house will be going into mothballs soon as there will be a big tarp over the whole place as they start to renovate it.So we were very lucky to see it still open. This is a must see if you are interested in arts...More

Thank wrf64
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an impressive building which shows off the talents of the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It's well worth a visit.

Thank stewartjbrown
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Lorna H, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stewart Brown Thanks for taking time to review your visit to The Hill House. So glad to know that you enjoyed it. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way up from London to Fort William by train we decided to break the journey with an overnight stop in Helensburgh and to fit in a necessarily brief visit to Hill House before catching the early afternoon West Highland train at the nearby...More

Thank Gaddesdencouple
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Lorna H, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mackintosh fans Thank you for fitting in a visit to The Hill House to your busy schedule. I am so glad that you enjoyed it and that the staff were so helpful. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Property worth visiting. Aspect of historical interest well explained / captured by exhibits and information provided to let the visitor know the thought process behind the design of the house and its interior decoration by the MacKintosh husband and wife team.

Thank Lesley M
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Lorna H, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lesley M Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Hill House. So pleased to learn that you enjoyed it. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Well worth a few hours of your time, it’s a fantastic example of the Mackintosh we know and love. An extraordinary place that is in need of repair - they’re on it, donate now please. Take your time to explore and learn about both the...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

The house and gardens are beautiful and it was fascinating to see how Macintosh designed not only the house but much of the furniture as well in an integrated manner. It is well worth a visit. The tea shop was also good. There was a...More

Thank missdixon
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Lorna H, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Miss Dixon Thank you for writing such a positive review of your visit to The Hill House. I am so glad that you enjoyed the gardens as well as the house. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

The brilliance of CRM and his wife Margaret MacDonald is here to see in all its glory, virtually untouched since it was built in 1904 for Mr Blackie (Scottish Publisher), since then it had had one other owner before falling into the hands of NTS...More

Thank Scottish_Wanderer66
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Lorna H, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mackintosh Fan Thank you for writing such a detailed review of your visit to The Hill House. The Portland cement has been causing problems with damp for over a century and various attempts have been made to solve the problem. As you say in...More

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JENNYJOHN2011
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Karen F | Property representative |
The best way to travel to The Hill House from Glasgow city centre is by train from Queen Street Station, Lower Level to Helensburgh Central and then take a taxi up the hill to The Hill House. The train journey takes about... More
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alan n
July 8, 2017|
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Thank you for your message. You are welcome to have your picnic in the garden. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn, Property Manager, The Hill House
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TCF42
May 15, 2017|
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Good afternoon Yes, you can use the tearoom without buying a ticket to see the house as long as the tearoom is not too busy. At busy times, visitors to the House have priority. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn, Property Manager... More
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