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Holmwood House

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A hidden treasure

A beautiful and very unusual property well worth visiting. The volunteers are so welcoming and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wonderful example of ‘Greek’ Thomson’s work

Fascinating to see this well presented example of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s work, enhanced by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Masterfully designed by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, Holmwood is a family home with grand imagination behind it. Cupolas, columns and floor-to-ceiling windows exude elegance, while the bold opulent decoration echoes the colours found in ancient Greek...more
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61-63 Netherlee Road, Glasgow G44 3YU, Scotland
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We thoroughly enjoyed seeing Holmwood with all its many original features both inside and outside. Although modest in scale, each room in the house are beautifully designed. The beautifully carved and proportioned doors are impressive. After much restoration work, the National Trust for Scotland has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful and very unusual property well worth visiting. The volunteers are so welcoming and very knowledgeable about the property and history of its owners.

Thank taffUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating to see this well presented example of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s work, enhanced by knowledgeable room guides. Also contains a simple but pleasant tearoom. It is about 15 minutes walk from Cathcart Station (c15 mins from Glasgow Central Station).

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I are frequent visitors to Holmwood House as members of the National Trust for Scotland. If you have any interest in architecture or history, you will be able to happily spend a few hours walking around the house admiring its beauty and...More

Thank ktner2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and boy ,it did not disappoint. Firstly we had the most knowledgeable of volunteers tell us about the house and made it come alive . Whoever you are , a gentleman on Sunday duty, thank you . The way this house has been...More

Thank happycamperGlasgow
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited this beautiful house on Sunday. Its such a hidden gem, hidden among streets of houses in Glasgow. The drive into the house is beautiful as you are welcomed by stunning trees. The volunteers were amazing and so knowledgeable! I enjoyed listening to their...More

Thank Steph162
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend today and disappointed to find the main house closed. Our day was saved by the lovely volunteers who were preparing a special afternoon tea event. Despite being closed they made us a lovely pot of tea which we drank in the...More

Thank KevinKersdale
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The house feels as if it is in the middle of the countryside despite only being 4 miles from Glasgow Central station. Accessible by road or rail, you approach the house via a narrow drive. The house is slowly undergoing restoration, with existing decor being...More

Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This beautiful House is so off the beaten track that despite living in Glasgow all my life I only heard about it recently and have only just visited it. This house was designed by Alexander"Greek" Thomson for the Couper Family in 1857/8.There are lots of...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Amazing house with very surprising interior design. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful and the scones are superb! Do ask the staff for information as they have loads of stories and they add a lot to the very good audio guide. A hidden gem that should...More

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Louise R
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Response from ferguson834 | Reviewed this property |
Members of national trust or Scottish national trust free
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rhoda s
9 April 2017|
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You can take the 4 or 6 from the town and get off at clarkston rd near linn park only 5 min walk from there
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