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Glebe House and Gallery

Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
074-37071
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House and gallery visit

Went to see the Easter exhibition which was very good we decided to visit the house. David Hill's... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Margaret B
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Beautiful house and gardens, interesting art collection

Beautiful house and gardens beside Gartan lough, the house is a now a museum showing the personal... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
handreu
,
Mallorca, Spain
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Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Went to see the Easter exhibition which was very good we decided to visit the house. David Hill's personality eminates fom every room and it was a joy to see the works of art. There are paintings and pottery but I loved the furniture and...More

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful house and gardens beside Gartan lough, the house is a now a museum showing the personal quirky art collection of English painter Derek Hill, whose peculiar personality pervades the entire place. Very interesting. There are also temporary exhibitions in the small art gallery beside,...More

2  Thank handreu
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a nice place to visit but not a lot to see. The tea room is great and good prices. A walk around the grounds is also very nice. The paths are flat and easy to walk. The parking lot is small.

1  Thank gbmontreal
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I loved my visit here. We travelled just a few miles from Glenveagh Castle to Glebe Gallery home of Derek Hill, Artist. His home is full of wonderful paintings many of them of Donegal and Tory Island. The house is near a large lake and...More

2  Thank Daisygold77
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 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

2  Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 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

2  Thank Travel-ingTracie
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

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
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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
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Trish H
1 April 2017|
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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!
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Ben L
5 November 2015|
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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
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maureenmac32
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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