The Hill House
High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation!
About The Hill House
||The Hill House Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh G84 9AJ
||The Hill House Website
||Facebook information can be found here
The Hill House is a visually arresting mix of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Scottish Baronial and Japonisme architecture and design.
Mackintosh designed nearly everything inside the Hill House too, from the decorative schemes and the furniture to the fittings and contents.
His wife, Margaret Macdonald, designed and made many of the textiles as well as a beautiful fireplace panel. Much of the house has been restored so it looks almost exactly as it did in 1904 when its first residents, Glasgow publisher Walter Blackie and his family, moved in.
The beautiful, formal gardens have also been restored in line with the early designs, using plants that would have been available at the time.
Upcoming Events at The Hill House
More Days Out in Glasgow
The Glasgow Mela, Scotland's biggest multi-cultural festival of music, dance, arts and food, returns to Kelvingrove Park on Sunday 23rd June!
Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket trail will be taking to the streets of Glasgow this summer with life-size, individually decorated Oor Wullie sculptures waiting to be discovered, for everyone to enjoy!
TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2019 from 12th – 14th July featuring headline sets from Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen and George Ezra!
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park in July and August and includes performances from Bloc Party, Teenage Fanclub, Burt Bacharach, Suede and more!
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's hit musical Calendar Girls is heading to the King's Theatre Glasgow with the one and only Karen Dunbar playing Cora in June 2019!
Advertise With Us
Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!
Click here to find out more »