Fodor's Expert Review Pollok House

South Side Historical

This classic Georgian house, dating from the mid-1700s, sits amid landscaped gardens and avenues of trees that are now part of Pollok Country Park. It still has the tranquil air of a wealthy but unpretentious country house. The Stirling Maxwell Collection includes paintings by Blake and a strong grouping of Spanish works by El Greco, Murillo, and Goya. Lovely examples of 18th- and early-19th-century furniture, silver, glass, and porcelain are also on display. The house has beautiful gardens that overlook the White Cart River. The downstairs servants' quarters include the kitchen, which is now a café-restaurant. The closest train station is Pollokshaws West, from Glasgow Central station; or you can take Buses 45, 47, or 57 to the gate of Pollok County Park.

Historical Historic Home

Quick Facts

2060 Pollokshaws Rd.
Glasgow, Glasgow City  G43 1AT, Scotland

0141-616–6410

www.nts.org.uk

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Rate Includes: £7.50

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