Realy enjoyed my first visit to Elizabeth Gaskells House. Will be going again when lm in Manchester. The volunterrs were so helpfull and friendly.
Christine S 7/11/2019
Whilst we knew of some of her books, Cranford, North and South etc., our knowledge of the author was somewhat limited so that the discovery of the wide range of... read more her literary works and social activity was a revelation and quite fascinating. Our visit was...More
A large early Victorian home once lived in by Elizabeth Gaskell . Only opened around five years or so ago , before that I remember walking past many a time... read more and thinking what a waste , as its been empty for a long time ....More
Peter e 6/26/2019
Visited as part of a Literary England tour. As a literary landmark, the House is somewhat of a bust, as it has very few furnishings or writings that belonged... read more to the Gaskells. However it is a wonderfully restored Regency suburban tract house, built for the...More
I only found out about this place because of the second hand book sale they have in the basement but we had a really nice visit. Its only a small... read more home/museum but it is beautiful to look at and there is plenty of information and...More
We believed it was fun to do the trip. Obviously, guide lives and breathes history. He was very knowledgeable and lively and we discovered the trip very stimulating! We'd strongly... read more suggest this!
Open: Wed, Thurs and Sun 11.00 - 4.30pm
84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW
0161 273 2215