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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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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1 - 10 of 481 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like art nouveau and the amazing work of Rennie Mackintosh then a visit to Hill House is a must. It was an absolute joy to wander around the house marvelling at the design, furniture and decor. A very friendly and knowledgable staff added...More

Thank Chesilboy
Karen F, Retail Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Chesilboy, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review and for acknowledging the great staff and volunteers we have here at The Hill House. I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Karen Fenwick

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled upon Hill House while making a detour on our way to Luss and very happy that we did. We had seen the Macintosh exhibits in Glasgow but it was very nice to see an actual house that he designed. We were there on a...More

1  Thank follylover
Karen F, Retail Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Follylover, So glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the lovely review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scottish N T Property, this was on our list as we were passing through to the Highlands. Sat Nav let us down but what a lovely place when we found it. Must have cost thousands at the time, although the Blackie family had made fortunes...More

Thank Dirty Neil H
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Neil Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit to The Hill House. As you say, it is a good idea, if you can, to avoid busy times (weekends and holiday Mondays) so that you can enjoy the tranquillity...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't have to be a fan of Charles Rennie Mackintosh to appreciate this property. Externally, from the gardens, the building looks like it is just where it should be, set as it is in well laid out gardens. It is not until you explore...More

Thank johnkfenwick
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John Fenwick Many thanks for your delightful review of The Hill House. So pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn, The Hill House, Helensburgh, G84 9AJ

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking to come here for many years , made it! Houses all around are wonderful, what you would want to be your dream house , now being converted into flats. Outside of house is not everyone's taste but inside is truly inspirational, shapes,light,materials,space.,Furniture,light fittings are...More

Thank sandy m
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sandy M Thank you for taking time to write a review of your visit to The Hill House. Your enthusiasm for the house has reminded me why it is so important that we look after it. I look forward to sharing your inspirational message...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent attraction.The building is fascinating, even to an non-specialist like myself - and you can see so much. Gardens are also interestingMore

Thank EF13Nick
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing such an enthusiastic review of your visit to The Hill House. Sorry you think that it is expensive. Sadly, the cost of looking after a building like this is very high. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn, Property Manager, The Hill House, Helensburgh,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those who admire the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife, Margaret Macdonald, a pilgrimage to The Hill House should be a “must do“ on the bucket list but to see it at it’s best you may need to be quick. It’s located...More

Thank Rantin rover
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rantin Rover If there was a prize for the longest review of The Hill House, you would win it! You obviously love the place and are very knowledgeable. I must apologise for the lack of attention you received in the tearoom. The tearoom assistant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend recently became national trust members, and really enjoyed our visit. We stopped in the tea room on our way out. The house was beautiful, as were the gardens. The shower is a must see.

Thank nlebla
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear New Members I remember you joining! I am so pleased that you both enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn, Property Manager, The Hill House, Helensburgh

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice property and gardens and well worth a visit. Added bonus of a couple of walks that start at the back of the car park, one to Rhu and another towards Luss. We did the one towards Rhu and will return to do the other....More

Thank Alistair M
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alistair M Thanks for taking time to review your visit to The Hill House. This is a great area for walks - short and long. Glad to hear that you plan to come back. Kind regards Lorna Hepburn, Property Manager, The Hill House, Helensburgh

Reviewed 14 September 2017

You don't have to be a Mackintosh aficianado to enjoy a visit to this beautiful family home, particularly if you can get a sunny day. The approach through the gateway (catching the feel of the grounds as you go) gives one a real feeling of...More

Thank John M
Karen F, Manager at Hill House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear John M Thank you for writing such an enthusiastic review of your visit to The Hill House. It is great that you had such a good time and that you are recommending the house to others. I was particularly pleased that you mentioned the...More

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JENNYJOHN2011
17 July 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
8 July 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
16 May 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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