Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Glasgow

2 nights from £559

Duration:2 Nights
Group size:0 - 39

Experts take you to see Glasgow's best kept Mackintosh secrets

Special Event highlights: 

  • A special dinner at The Glasgow Art Club
  • House for an Art Lover
  • The Mackintosh Gallery and works by the Glasgow Boys at the Kelvingrove
  • Private visit to Hill House in Helensburgh
  • Mackintosh experts Robin and Karen Cairns

Learn about the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh with Robin and Karen Cairns whose enthusiasm and knowledge will bring Glasgow’s most famous son to life. Robin is a playwright, speaker, poet and performer whose play about the life of Mackintosh is being currently performed. A long-term student and devotee of Mackintosh, Karen is an artist and architect who has exhibited a collection of watercolours of Mackintosh’s work at Hill House and has worked at several Mackintosh buildings.

Highlights include the House for an Art Lover, Kelvingrove Museum, Scotland Street School, a dinner at The Glasgow Art Club, and Hill House, built for publisher Walter Blackie in 1902.

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Accommodation

Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow
Located in the West End area of the city centre, close to the Hunterian Gallery and University, the traditional, four-star Hilton Grosvenor offers a high standard of accommodation and service and is well situated for the various sights visited on this tour. Facilities here include bar, restaurant and comfortable bedrooms with private bath/shower, TV and telephone. Car parking is available at the hotel costing £10 per night, payable directly to the hotel. Guests may also use free of charge the health club faciliities at the Hilton International about 3 miles away.

Hilton Grosvenor Hotel Website

Places of Interest

Full details included in the itinerary of this UK short break 

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More Info

Please note that all our UK tours start and finish at the relevant hotel. 

You can normally check in from 3pm onwards but hotels will always be happy to store your luggage if you arrive earlier in the day.

For full details of how to get to the hotel, directions and the nearest train station, please click on the hotel website or call our office for details.  These will also be sent automatically with your confirmation.

The welcome reception and first evening dinner / talk will commence at about 7pm - full details will be sent with your joining instructions about 10 days prior to the arrival date.

On the final day, return to the hotel is usually at about 5pm. It is difficult to advise accurate timings as this can vary from one day to another due to traffic conditions, the size and mobility of the group or other factors. But we normally aim to finish no later than 5pm to allow clients a reasonable amount of time to get home.

If you have a problem with your room please alert your tour manager and/or hotel management as soon as possible to either rectify the problem or change your room. It is often possible to resolve a problem very quickly if we are made aware of it - impossible to do so after the event. 

PLEASE NOTE: transport to and from the hotel venue is NOT included


LUGGAGE TO YOUR HOTEL
Travel Editions recommends a luggage delivery service called thebaggageman, where your suitcase can be picked up from your home before departure and delivered straight to your hotel; therefore removing the worry about carrying your cases onto and off the trains. Please click here for more information and we have arranged a 10% discount exclusive to Travel Editions clients off the thebaggageman service. Tel: 01844 264890

On departure, please ensure that you have paid for any extras such as drinks, telephone calls etc

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