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Holmwood House

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Address: 61-63 Netherlee Road, Glasgow G44 3YU, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 141 571 0184
12:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 17:00

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Hidden Gem

I always wanted to visit this property and managed this time on my visit to Glasgow. It is tucked away and any weary traveller may give up on a quest to find it. However once... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Famously designed by Alexander "Greek" Thomson, it is set in wonderful grounds with views over one of the city's largest parks. The tour guides are enthusiasts and know their subject well. The house was a joy to see. Thomson's passion for Greek architecture shines throughout.

Thank Linda S
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70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived at this place about an hour before they closed so we had to hurry through. We wanted to grab a snack there too. The house was very nice and well taken care of. Lots of history there to see. Beautiful home.

1 Thank Paul P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I always wanted to visit this property and managed this time on my visit to Glasgow. It is tucked away and any weary traveller may give up on a quest to find it. However once found it was lovely to visit. It looks rather tired as though a good cash injection may help. I simply loved the room that had... More 

Thank evehols
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

From Cathcart station I took the scenic route along the river to Holmwood House. Staff keen to share, I almost had a personal guide who walked me through every room. Fabulous kitchen garden. Worth a visit, but beware only drinks and cakes/biscuits available to buy.

Thank Georgina2345
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

wonderfully unique house with incredible detail, well worth a visit but beware the unfriendly house staff who were unusually unhelpful

Thank harry449
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I loved visiting Holmwood House, even standing outside it gave me the feeling I always get when I visit historic places. Magical. Stepping inside we were greeted with the loveliest welcome from a host of knowledgable people (and a cute wee dog!) who are dotted around incase you want to hear any of the info about the house, even myself... More 

Thank gillyweed182
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A wonderful visit with excellent volunteers eager to increase your knowledge of Alexander 'Greek' Thompson's work and designs. It's still very much a work in progress restoration wise but is still quite incredible. The gardens are worth a wander alone

1 Thank Jerryhill057
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We had been here a few years ago and the house now looks great. Good to see how well cared for it is...an oasis of calm in the city.

1 Thank Maggie G
Kilsyth, Stirlingshire
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141 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Holmwood over thirty years ago when it was still part of a school. We were on an evening class architectural visit and I loved the Alexander "Greek" Thomson details of the house. My recent visit was a bit of a disappointment. If it hadn't been for the detailed directions from the lady in the Greenbank Gardens tearoom, I... More 

3 Thank Rosiemee
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I took a small group of people with disabilities to this venue and couldn't have been made more welcome. The staff were pleasant and well informed as to the history of the building. Cafe is basic but again lovely staff and the scones were lovely. As said worth the visit

1 Thank elizabeth d

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