Holmwood House

sights / Architecture

Holmwood House information

Location
Glasgow , Scotland
Address
61-63 Netherlee Rd, Cathcart
Telephone
+44 141 571 0184
More information
www.nts.org.uk
Prices
adult/child £6.50/5
Opening hours
noon-5pm Thu-Mon Apr-Oct, from 11am Jul & Aug
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An interesting building designed by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, Holmwood House dates from 1857. Despite ongoing renovations, it's well worth a visit. Look for sun symbols downstairs and stars upstairs in this attractive house with its adaptation of classical Greek architecture. Cathcart is 4 miles south of the centre; get a train via Queen's Park or Neilston. Otherwise, take bus 44, 44A, 44D or 66 from the city centre. Follow Rhannan Rd for about 800m to find the house.