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The Hill House

Family home where innovative architectural design comes to life
An artist's impression of the Hill House surrounded by the Box

The Hill House is an architectural gem, where unique interiors meet conservation and architectural design innovation.

Glasgow publisher Walter Blackie commissioned celebrated architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh to design a functional family home. Along with his wife Margaret Macdonald, Mackintosh designed almost everything you can see at the Hill House, from the building itself to the furniture and textiles.

In 2018 we embarked on a 10-year conservation programme, and stage one (the ‘Box’) will open to visitors in 2019. The protective steel frame structure covered in a chainmail mesh is designed by award-winning architects Carmody Groake and will feature walkways around and over the top of the house.

Choose from a roof terrace inside the ‘Box’ with spectacular views over the house, the secluded lawns or unique interiors designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Whether you’re looking for an intimate event or a spectacular experience, we can cater for all your requirements.

Location

Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley See map

Capacity

Up to 300

Venue type

Castles & Houses Quirky & Unusual

Planning your event

Lawn

Ceremony – 250 guests
Marquee event – 300 guests

House

Ceremony – 30 guests
Drinks reception – 100 guests
Dining – 8 guests

Roof terrace

Ceremony – 40
Drinks reception – 40
Dining – 40

Café

Dining – 50 guests


For further information, please contact us. We’ll be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.

Getting here

Address The Hill House Upper Colquhoun Street Helensburgh G84 9AJ

Get directions

Provided by Google Maps

The Hill House is off the A818, between the A82 and A814, 23 miles north-west of Glasgow.