Hill House

The World according to Dina

Our culturally (over) interested Master was rather keen to visit Hill House, the highly praised work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. As the owners (as members of the NT) we went to posh Helensburgh to the second most expensive street in the whole of Scotland. Because our house wasn’t open before afternoon, the sun was shining and we dindn’t want to linger in our car we flew around the gardens. These beautiful, formal gardens have been restored in line with the early designs, using plants that would have been available at the early 20th. century when it was built for the publisher Walter Blackie.

Unser kulturbeflissenes Masterchen wollte unbedingt das Hill House, die gepriesenste Arbeit von Charles Rennie Mackintosh, sehen. Da es uns als Mitglieder des National Trust gehört, fuhren wir ins exklusive Helensburgh (Vorort von Glasgow) in die zweit teuerste Straße Schottlands. Da das Haus erst nachmittags öffnet, die Sonne…

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