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Promenade Helensburgh


Founded by Sir James Colquhoun at the end of the 18th Century, Helensburgh is an elegant seaside town with wide tree-lined streets, gardens, and a long promenade.

The town is home to Hill House, designed by internationally famous architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The unique building and its interiors and furnishings are regarded as the finest domestic example of his work.

Landmarks and Attractions

The Hill House

A masterpiece of domestic architecture designed by the renowned Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This house is celebrated for its innovative design, striking interior and beautiful gardens.

John Muir Walk

The John Muir Way is a long-distance walking route that passes through Helensburgh, named in honour of the influential Scottish-American naturalist and conservationist John Muir.

Helensburgh main street

A bustling commercial town, the streets are lined with shops, cafes, restaurants and historic buildings.