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Glebe House and Gallery

Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Most beautiful house and gallery

Absolutely a must see for art lovers. Wonderful guided tour and a glimpse into an artist's house... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine C
via mobile
Fabulous House Tour

We drove past this house many times on our day trips to Glenveigh. What a surprise to find a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely a must see for art lovers. Wonderful guided tour and a glimpse into an artist's house. The gardens are beautiful. The gallery changes for different exhibitions but the house and tea house have a permanent collection. Thoroughly enjoyed the detour. Surrounding scenery was also...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove past this house many times on our day trips to Glenveigh. What a surprise to find a beautiful garden space and a house with lots of fabulous art and an entertaining​ story on the life of Derek Hill. Glebe House and gallery is...More

1  Thank Travel-ingTracie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the tour of the hose was perhaps the highlight, and amazing donated complete collection of a lifetimes worth of travel art and culture are on view as a guided tour. the well informed staff are lovely, the same with the contemporary and superb gallery which...More

1  Thank rusty2112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glebe House has a fascinating history and the guided tour is well worth it. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. The house has an amazing collection of artwork and bits and pieces from all over the world, and is probably one of the few...More

1  Thank telboy1999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I did the tour of the house (me for the second time) and found it really interesting. We went to cafe for lunch but there was very little on offer just soup or ready made up toasties all with meat and on...More

1  Thank Dolina P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had planned to visit 'Glebe House' before visiting Tory Island, however, weather conditions forced us to visit Tory Island before 'Glebe House'. Derek Hill (owner of Glebe House) was a painter and loved painting in Tory Island. You can see the hut he inhabited...More

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Glebe Gallery is another of our local attractions close to Letterkenny. It's always a great place to take children when there is a specialist event for them. All sorts of art and craft type things are offer for them to experience and free of...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I wasn't sure what we'd get when I saw the promotion for the Gallery. But its a real treat. Definitely go for the guided tour of the House (Jean, our guide, was a font of knowledge as she knew Derek Hill). The primitive art from...More

1  Thank TeddyBoy1952
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here at the suggestion of friends. It is in a fairly remote location and is in beautiful grounds. We visited the gallery, which is free. I was impressed with the range of art on display, and for me the William Morris wallpaper designs...More

2  Thank Rob A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The garden at Glebe house is a lovely relaxed mixture of interesting trees and shrubs planted by Derek Hill. These run down a fairly steep slope to the water's edge. There is also colourful modern herbaceous beds near the house. There are changing exhibitions in...More

1  Thank Iretravel16
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Trish H
1 April 2017|
Response from kevinhayden | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't work at Glebe and this reply is way too late. However I do hope you got to visit this interesting site. The area is gorgeous!
Ben L
5 November 2015|
Response from Nan009 | Reviewed this property |
Opening Hours Gallery only: Easter (4th - 12th April) Daily 11:00 - 18:30 Re-opens 28th May - 27th September Open Sat - Thurs in June & September 11.00 - 18.30 (closed Fridays) Open Daily July & August 11:00 - 18:30. Last... More
14 September 2015|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open, my daughters school visits later this month

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