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Lost Mansions and Electric Suburbs

Meeting Point: House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park
Nearest Address to Meeting Point: House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, G41 5BW
Trail Postcode: G41

This tour looks at the history of Dumbreck, Bellahouston and Hazelwood.

It starts at Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s “newest building” – the House for an Art Lover in Bellahouston Park – with a backward glance to his early work at nearby Craigiehall.

We then explore three lost mansions, traces of which can still be found within and around Bellahouston Park.

We end up in Hazelwood Conservation Area. with a tour of the “electric suburb” and Hazelwood House [no access]

We will be using a fantastic app called Guidigo to present our tours. Guidigo is free to download and makes exploring the city easy and fun!

​​HOW TO:​

​1. ​Download the Guidigo App on your phone.

2. Search in the app for the name of the trail or Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival.

3. You can also click the ‘Visit this Trail’ link to view the trail on your browser.

Other Information


Nearest Train and/or Subway: Dumbreck Railway Station / Ibrox Subway Station
Parking: Yes


Physical Access to Building: Limited Access (some areas may be slightly tricky – please explain below)
Further details: stop 3, Bellahouston House, involves rough paths and some steps
Facilities: Toilet, Wheelchair Accessible Toilet, Refreshments
Additional Restrictions: “sensible” walking shoes and outerwear suitable for the weather.