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Glebe House and Gallery

Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
074-37071
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Very special treat for art lovers

I wasn't sure what we'd get when I saw the promotion for the Gallery. But its a real treat... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
TeddyBoy1952
Interesting gallery; beautiful location

We stopped here at the suggestion of friends. It is in a fairly remote location and is in beautiful... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Rob A
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Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I wasn't sure what we'd get when I saw the promotion for the Gallery. But its a real treat. Definitely go for the guided tour of the House (Jean, our guide, was a font of knowledge as she knew Derek Hill). The primitive art from...More

1  Thank TeddyBoy1952
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here at the suggestion of friends. It is in a fairly remote location and is in beautiful grounds. We visited the gallery, which is free. I was impressed with the range of art on display, and for me the William Morris wallpaper designs...More

2  Thank Rob A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The garden at Glebe house is a lovely relaxed mixture of interesting trees and shrubs planted by Derek Hill. These run down a fairly steep slope to the water's edge. There is also colourful modern herbaceous beds near the house. There are changing exhibitions in...More

1  Thank Iretravel16
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The grounds are beautiful. The guided tour was insightful. Did not do the tea. There are many works of art from local artists. Enjoyed learning some of the history.

Thank chrissnelson
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Worth a visit for the little gallery and tea rooms. Garden also lovely. Idiopathic opening hours unfortunately. Phone first

Thank ellenorIreland
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Second visit and enjoyed the house just as much if not more as there were only 5 of us on the tour so could really enjoy looking at everything.This is a splendid house in every way and breathtaking gardens.It made me long for the cluttered...More

Thank duffydollsireland
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful place. Parking is easy and paths good. The gallery looks well organised and those in charge were friendly and welcoming. The cafe was super and the baking delicious. Highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank Jo M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely Sunday afternoon out. Fabulous house set in picturesque gardens. We had a guided tour of the house. Our friendly guide was full of knowledge and enthusiasm about the house and Derek Hill. A must for anyone interested in arts and crafts from our island...More

1  Thank petitelou
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are interested in early Celtic Christianity a visit here and to Gartan is a must.It is not necessary to visit the house. There is a coffee shop and lovely grounds around the loch.

2  Thank Rosemarie K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I had a great group tour here at the Glebe Gallery, the Staff have gone out of their way to make us feel special and we got lots of information not only on the Art, but on the house and its previous owners ...

1  Thank seamusdoohan
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Trish H
2 April 2017|
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Response from kevinhayden | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't work at Glebe and this reply is way too late. However I do hope you got to visit this interesting site. The area is gorgeous!
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Ben L
5 November 2015|
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Response from Nan009 | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Gallery only: Easter (4th - 12th April) Daily 11:00 - 18:30 Re-opens 28th May - 27th September Open Sat - Thurs in June & September 11.00 - 18.30 (closed Fridays) Open Daily July & August 11:00 - 18:30. Last... More
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maureenmac32
14 September 2015|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open, my daughters school visits later this month
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