Holmwood House is a magnificent villa built in 1857-9 by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson for local businessman James Cooper.
Found in Cathcart, Holmwood House is the architect’s finest residential villa, and the only Thomson property in the area with public access. With a plethora of ornately decorated rooms, period furniture, artful freizes and beautiful riverside grounds, there is lots to discover in this National Trust Scotland property.
**Seasonal opening 2 March – 21 October. Opens for specific Halloween and Christmas events. See nts.org.uk for more details**
Glasgow’s oldest ‘comic strip’ can be seen on the walls of the dining room in Holmwood house depicting Homer's Iliad.