12 Events at Pollok House

  • Atéa Wind Quintet - sponsored by the Tunnell Trust

    Atéa Wind Quintet - sponsored by the Tunnell Trust

    Dates:Sun 7 Feb Location:Pollok House

    Pollok House Arts Society concert - Sunday 7th February

    Details

    Pollok House Arts Society is proud to present Atéa Wind Quintet in the Library of Pollok House.

    There is also the option to stay on for a two-course supper after the concert at £17 per person.


    Doors open 4.30pm
    Concert commences 5.30pm
    Pre-concert and interval bar provided.

    Tickets: newcomers (once only) £12 Art Society members £15, non-members £18, students £5 available from secretary@phas.org.uk or 0141 942 0023.

    Dates & Times:

    • 07 Feb 2016 : 16:30 - 22:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 942 0023
  • UNKNOWN

    UNKNOWN

    Dates:Wed 24 Feb Location:Pollok House

    Contemporary Art installation by Alison Kinnaird

    Details

    Alison Kinnaird's excellent work, "Unknown", is the artist's response to the horror of continuing conflicts, and is now on display downstairs in the Linen Room, at Pollok House till the end of February.

    On Wednesday the 24th of February at 11am, Alison will give a talk on her work and may also play a piece of music she wrote for the harp to compliment her work.

    The Installation is on show every day till the 28th February. The talk is free, but places are limited. Please phone 0141 616 6410 to book a place, or book at the front desk at Pollok House.

    Dates & Times:

    • 24 Feb 2016 - 24 February 2016 : 10:00 - 16:45

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

    Booking:

    Places for Alison's talk on Wednesday February 24th are limited please book
  • Mother's Day, Sunday 6th March

    Dates:Sun 6 Mar Location:Pollok House

    Costumed tour of Pollok House and Afternoon Tea. Treat your mum in the historic surroundings of Pollok House.

    Details

    Enjoy an afternoon tea in the grand Dining Room. Then step back in time with our costumed guide as they lead you through Glasgow’s own Downton Abbey.

    Booking essential. £17.50 per person Afternoon Tea at 2.30pm Guided tour at 3.30 pm

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Mar 2016 : 14:30 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 17.50
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    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410
  • Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt Easter Events

    Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

    Dates:Dates between : Fri 25 Mar - Mon 28 Mar Location:Pollok House

    Bunny's been up to his old tricks again! He's left clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places across the country.

    Details

    Let your kids follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim a chocolatey reward! Each Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is completely different - the perfect excuse to try your hand at more than one!

    Usual entry plus £2 per hunt *indoor hunt

    Dates & Times:

    • 25 Mar 2016 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 26 Mar 2016 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 27 Mar 2016 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 28 Mar 2016 : 10:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410
  • Minibeast Safari

    Minibeast Safari

    Dates:Mon 4 Apr Location:Pollok House

    Did you know that all bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs?

    Details

    Take a walk with one of our naturalists to find out more about what lurks beneath your feet in the woodlands, and the important jobs these little creatures do.

    Spaces limited please book early.

    NB children must be accompanied by at least one adult. This activity may not be suitable for children under 5 years. This is an outdoor event therefore appropriate clothing and footwear is essential. Not suitable for buggies

    Dates & Times:

    • 04 Apr 2016 : 11:00 - 13:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

    Booking:

    spaces limited please book phone 0141 616 6410
  • Woodland Walk

    Woodland Walk

    Dates:Tue 5 Apr Location:Pollok House

    Walk with one of our naturalists to find out why woodland is import to all life.

    Details

    Look out for birds and other wildlife on your trip through darkest Pollok Park.

    Spaces limited please book early.

    NB children must be accompanied by at least one adult. This activity may not be suitable for children under 5 years. This is an outdoor event therefore appropriate clothing and footwear is essential. Not suitable for buggies

    Dates & Times:

    • 05 Apr 2016 : 11:00 - 13:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

    Booking:

    Space limited please book early phone 0141 616 6410
  • Mad Hatter Clay Modelling

    Mad Hatter Clay Modelling

    Dates:Wed 6 Apr Location:Pollok House

    Use air dry clay to make a model or two of some of the characters in Alice in Wonderland’s famous tea party.

    Details

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Apr 2016 : 11:00 - 13:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 3.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

    Booking:

    Place limited please book early phone 0141 616 6410
  • Quest for the Golden Ticket (with new clues)

    Quest for the Golden Ticket (with new clues)

    Dates:Thu 7 Apr Location:Pollok House

    Come along and join in the fun as you search for clues and quest for the golden ticket.

    Details

    Archibald “Tex” Maxwell, Oil Millionaire and distant cousin to the Stirling Maxwells of Nether Pollok, died with no heirs to his fortune. Tex set up a Trust at Pollok House, home of his ancestors, so that on this date every year some very intelligent people would become benefactors of his estate.

    Families work in teams, so come and join the quest around Pollok House and solve the clues that will earn you a Golden Ticket – which you can trade for a small prize at the end.

    Cost: normal entry prices apply (free for NTS members). NB children must be accompanied by at least one adult. This may not be suitable for children under 7 years, however, parents know their own children best. There is a limit of thirty children and adults. Family game children must be accompanied by at least one adult

    Dates & Times:

    • 07 Apr 2016 : 11:00 - 13:00

    Prices:

    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

    Booking:

    Please pre-bookas places limited phone 0141 616 6410
  • Servants’ Training School

    Servants’ Training School

    Dates:Fri 8 Apr Location:Pollok House

    Join the servants of Pollok House and help them get ready for a tea party.

    Details

    Become the newest members of the Pollok House staff for a morning and learn how to keep a big house running.

    The Housekeeper will lead a baking session and the Butler will teach serving etiquette. The morning will end with a tea party for accompanying adults served by our new recruits.

    This is a dress up children’s event (6-11 years). Maximum 12 children Cost: £10 per child, one accompanying adult per child.

    Dates & Times:

    • 08 Apr 2016 : 10:00 - 12:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 10.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

    Booking:

    Spaces limited please book in advance phone 0141 616 6410
  • Pollok House Arts Society

    Pollok House Arts Society

    Dates:Sun 8 May Location:Pollok House

    The Artisans in concert. Pollok House Arts Society is proud to present The Artisans in the Library of Pollok House.

    Details

    There is an option to stay on for a two course supper after the concert at £17.00 per person.

    Pre-concert and interval bar provided.

    Supper served in Kitchen Restaurant.

    Booking essential: Tickets:Newcomers(once only)£12, PHAS members £15, non-members £18, students £5 Tickets available: secretary@phas.org.uk or 0141 942 0023.

    Dates & Times:

    • 08 May 2016 : 16:00 - 22:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 942 0023
  • Southside Fringe Festival

    Southside Fringe Festival

    Dates:Sun 15 May - Sat 28 May Location:Pollok House

    Southside Fringe Festival at Pollok House. Working in conjunction with Southside Fringe Fesitval, Pollok House presents 'Home Fires, Broken Sons' a play by Three Wee Crows Theatre Company.

    Details

    'Home Fires, Broken Sons' explores the WW1 Homefront experiences, and will be performed in the Servants Hall.

    Authentic period refreshments will be available.

    21st and 22nd May, matinee and evening performances. Tickets: £10 adult

    Please check Pollok House social media for more information on upcoming Southside Fringe Festival events.

    Dates & Times:

    • 15 May 2016 - 28 May 2016 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410
  • Alexander Chapman Campbell Concert

    Dates:Fri 27 May Location:Pollok House

    Pollok House is proud to present Alexander Chapman Campbell in the Pavillion Library.

    Details

    Alexander Chapman Campbell’s debut album for solo piano, “Sketches of Light”, has appeared across radio and TV, featured on several chart-topping compilation albums and continues to enchant listeners around the world.

    “Refreshingly original.” John Brunning, ClassicFM Presenter

    “...something quite special.” Keith Bramich, Music and Vision

    http://alexanderchapmancampbell.com/home1

    There is also the option to stay on for a two-course supper after the concert at £17 per person. Pre-concert and interval bar provided. Doors open 5.30pm Concert commence 6.00pm Booking essential: Tickets £10.00, Concession £8.00

    Dates & Times:

    • 27 May 2016 : 18:00 - 23:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Concession : £ 8.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410

A grand country house near Glasgow city centre, Pollok House is Scotland’s answer to Downton Abbey and gives a real taste of upstairs/downstairs life in the 1930s.

Above stairs, the lavish family rooms are packed full of period furniture and furnishings.

Below stairs the vast servants’ quarters show the realities of running a country house.

Set in the scenic surroundings of Pollok Country Park, which is also home to the Burrell Collection, Pollok House is an enjoyable, educational and entertaining day out for all the family.

After enjoying a wonderful lunch or afternoon tea in our Edwardian Kitchen Restaurant you may wish to take a stroll in Pollok House's delightful surroundings set within Pollok Country Park, which is also home to the Burrell Collection just a 10-minute walk away.

Please note a number of paintings including works by El Greco and Goya will not be at Pollok House until July 2016.


National Trust for Scotland, Cashmere Scarf

National Trust for Scotland, Cashmere Scarf

Luxurious cashmere scarf featuring the National Trust for Scotland tartan. The exclusive tartan was designed with Johnstons of Elgin and made in Scotland. 100% cashmere. …

National Trust for Scotland, Cashmere Scarf£45.00
 

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Opening times & Prices

07 Feb
  • House: 10.00 - 17.00
  • Last entry: 16.30
  • Garden: all year daily
  • Shops: 10.00 - 17.00
  • Restaurant: 10.00 - 17.00
  • Country Park: all year daily
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Please note that admission to Pollok House will be free from 4 Jan – 24 Mar.
Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £6.50
  • Family: £16.50
  • 1 Parent: £11.50
  • Concession: £5.00

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 4 Star
  • Sandford Award for Heritage Education - 2015
  • Visit Scotland Accredited - Taste our Best - Visit Scotland Accredited - Taste our Best