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We were in Derry for the long weekend and were very pleased to have decided to nip over the border... read more

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A Letterkenny Highlight

We first visited this house almost 40 years ago. It was amazing to see it completely intact and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Jeanne M
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Churchill Road | Church Hill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Derry for the long weekend and were very pleased to have decided to nip over the border to visit this hidden gem, set in splendid semi isolation in pleasant grounds. The house is pleasant enough but what makes it special is the...More

Thank wart1
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We first visited this house almost 40 years ago. It was amazing to see it completely intact and wonderfully preserved. Ossian was an excellent tour guide. Ireland has always loved its artists. I'm sure Derek Hill would be proud to know his collection is in...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Another little gem in Donegal in beautiful Churchill- The Glebe Gallery home of Derek Hill founder of Tory Island painters. Set amidst Gartan Lake for walkers and outdoor activities and a neighbour of Glenveagh Park this is not to be missed. Very reasonably priced and...More

2  Thank marymcgrath50
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We went to Glebe House on Sunday, and enjoyed a tour round the house by delightful, and knowledgeable, Mary. Glebe House is a gem of a place.

Thank Rosey D
Reviewed 16 September 2018

On our drive we stopped at the Glebe House and learned about the remarkable artist Derick Hill who was the last occupant and donor of his home and grounds for the public. This is an experience into the life and times of Derek Hill and...More

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We visited Glebe gallery and decided to do the house tour too. What a wonderful experience with a guide who knew everything about the house and its history. There is a wonderful collection of paintings in the house and also lots of personal items and...More

Thank eimear g
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Located about 10 miles from Letterkenny and overlooking the scenic Gartan lake, this small house and gallery, former home of the artist Derek Hill, are worth a visit. The gardens are small but lovely. The house is interesting and has a more personal and lived-in...More

1  Thank Leopard21
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The glebe gallery and Derek hill house well worth a visit very interesting art pieces that you would not expect to find and plenty of things to do for young kids the Glen gallery has organised event for kids just check on dates these events...More

1  Thank garyrowley49
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Glebe House four times this summer. It’s a great place off the beaten track to take Donegal visitors to & well worth the 50 mile each way drive for us. It’s the home of the late English artist Derek Hill. Friendly &...More

Thank O4634EZmarym
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon here looking for Fairy Houses with the kids. It was so much fun that it inspired us make 26 Fairy Houses with all our little cousins here before we traveled home. The kids loved the project and they will never forget...More

Thank margie m
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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