Pollok House was where it all began, back in 1931. The discussions for the founding of the National Trust for Scotland took place inside Pollok’s cedar-panelled smoking room. Now the house is undoubtedly one of the grandest in our care. This elegant stately home is set in the scenic Pollok Country Park on the outskirts of Glasgow.
Pollok House is the ancestral home of the Stirling Maxwell family, located in Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, Scotland. The house – built in 1752 and originally thought to be designed by William Adam, but who may only have been consulted on the design, was subsequently extended by Rowand Anderson in the early 20th century – was gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1966 by Dame Anne Maxwell Macdonald, whose family had owned the estate for almost 700 years
Explore one of the Trust’s grandest properties and enjoy a stroll through the surrounding Pollok Country Park. Be amazed by the vast servants’ quarters. Discover an impressive collection of Spanish art, as well as works by Raeburn and Guthrie. Enjoy delicious home baking and other delights in the Edwardian Kitchen café.
Glasgow Multi-Entry Multi-Directional Visitors Guide © Simon Newbound