Holmwood House - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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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
Cathcart Castle Golf Club
3.41km from Holmwood House
This beautiful golf club was established in 1895 and is one of the oldest in the area. Located on undulating parkland, the course offers a picturesque outlook - from just about anywhere on the course there are superb views out to the North and West. The course is surrounded by picturesque and panoramic views of the City of Glasgow, and you can also enjoy the fine views towards the North West and Loch Lomond.
3.51km from Holmwood House
Fernbrae Meadows is a public greenspace in South Lanarkshire, located on high ground to the south of Rutherglen, specifically directly south of the Fernhill neighbourhood. It is a proposed local nature reserve. The grasslands contain holcus lanatus, rough meadow-grass, meadow foxtail, bush vetch, common hogweed, sweet vernal-grass, meadow vetchling, broad-leaved dock, field forget me not, common sorrel and bracken.
3.85km from Holmwood House
Greenbank Garden is a 2.5-acre 18th century walled garden in Carolside, Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, owned and operated by the National Trust for Scotland and open to the public. It is situated about six miles from the centre of Glasgow. The garden, which is included on the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland, surrounds Greenbank House, a Category A listed building. The house has sixteen rooms, and also barns and stables.
Pollok Country Park
3.95km from Holmwood House
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.
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For more information about Holmwood House, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holmwood_House