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
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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 Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2019 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
The world class team behind GlasGLOW is turning Kelvingrove into Elfingrove, with a spellbinding night time tour of Glasgow's best-loved museum, where the magic of Christmas is brought to life!
The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the UK! Don't miss We Will Rock You when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in December 2019!
For the first time in over 30 years, a mighty beanstalk will burst out of Bath Street as Jack and the Beanstalk returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow!
This festive season, George Bowie will once more electrify Hilton Glasgow's Ballroom with his GBX anthems – this year for 90 spectacular minutes!
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