61-63 Netherlee Rd, Glasgow G44 3YU, UK
About Holmwood House
Constructed in 1858, Holmwood House is the finest and most elaborate residential villa designed by the Scottish architect Alexander "Greek" Thomson. The villa retains much of its original interior decor and it may have been influenced the works of many othor proto-modernist architects.
Attractions near Holmwood House
Rising over 200 meters, Cathkin Braes is an area of hills and includes the highest point of city of Glasgow. Cathkin Braes is ideal for hiking and mountain biking.
Pollok Country Park was named as the best park in Britain in 2007 and as the best park in Europe in 2008. Spread over 146-hectare (361-acre), it is the largest park in the city of Glasgow. The park also has a fold of Highland cattle that lives in the park.
Pollok House is the ancestral home of the Stirling Maxwell family. It houses a large private collection of Spanish paintings, glass, silverware, porcelain and antique furnitures. The garden of the house has a collection of over 1,000 species of rhododendrons. The garden also contain a Beech tree which is thought to be 250 years old.
Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education, located in a former school designed by the Scotish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The activities at the museum includes participating in Victorian classroom situation, with actors performing teachers who impose strict discipline.
Glasgow Green is the oldest park of Glasgow City. Located in the middle of the city, it contians a number of monuments, fountains and other recreational spaces.
Opened in 1898, People's Palace and Winter Gardens is a museum and glasshouse. At the time of its inception, the building was located in the most unhealthy and over crowded part of the city and it was intended to provide a cultural centre for the people. From the 1940s, it has been the museum of social history, shocasing the story of the people and the city of Glasgow from 1750 to present.
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