Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester is the former home of the famous author and her family. Her novels include Mary Barton, Cranford, North and South, Ruth and Wives and Daughters and are enjoyed on television, stage and radio.

This beautifully restored home has spectacular period rooms, villa garden and a tea room for visitors to enjoy. We host a year-round programme of special events and activities and our much loved book shop sells a range of new and second hand books.

OPENING TIMES : Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 11.00am – 4.30pm

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House wins National Lottery support to help attract more weddings and local businesses.

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester is proud to announce it has been successful in securing a grant of £78,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. This resilience led heritage project... More News