Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Glasgow in 1868. Recognised as Scotland’s best loved interior designer and architect, there is in fact, a Charles Rennie Mackintosh society solely dedicated to promoting and celebrating his work for the public to enjoy.
If you are in any way familiar with the work Mackintosh, you will instantly recognise this as one of his designs. Constructed in the early 1900’s, newspaper production began shortly afterwards. Today, there is also a café in the building where you can watch the world go by. Admission is free.
Mackintosh’s only surviving Tea Rooms “Mackintosh at the Willow,” is situated in Sauchiehall Street and was renovated in 2018. Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea served in the style to which you will become accustomed!
A constant stream of visitors’ flood through Kelvingrove to admire the Mackintosh exhibit. Marvel at his display of work which includes, furniture, textiles, glass and ceramics. Open daily and admission is free.
Originally designed and opened as a clubhouse for the Helensburgh conservative club, this Mackintosh design is in the town of Helensburgh and is open for visitors on selected days of the week.
A building designed towards the end of his career; guided tours can be arranged to learn more about the history of this elegant building. Closed on Mondays, admission is free.