• The Hill House Volunteer Recruitment 2015

    The Hill House Volunteer Recruitment 2015

    If you like meeting people and have an interest in art history, you are the person we need! If you have spare time - as little as two half days a month - please call 01436 673900 or email thehillhouse@nts.org.uk for details.

    We would love to hear from you.

High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation.

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.


Hill House Guidebook

Hill House Guidebook

High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintoshs finest domestic creation. The Hill House is a visually arresting mix of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Scottish Baronial and …

Hill House Guidebook£5.00
 

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Opening times & Prices

30 Mar
  • The Hill House: Closed
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Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £10.50
  • Family: £24.50
  • 1 Parent: £18.00
  • Concession: £7.50

Gradings & Awards

  • Scottish Tourist Board - 4 Star
  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver