The Darwin Room

The Darwin Room is located within the Coach House at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, and is available for a large range of functions – e.g. board meetings, away-days, training sessions and presentations. The room is available to hire alongside the Nightingale Room, Seminar Room, and the Servants’ Hall.

Location

  • Convenient ground floor location within the Coach House building

Access

  • Fully accessible and step-free
  • Disabled parking onsite
  • Hearing loops are available in the Darwin Room, Seminar Room, and Nightingale Room

Facilities

  • Large screen with wired laptop connectivity
  • WiFi access
  • Use of standard size flip chart
  • Kitchen area with fridge (Darwin Room only)

Capacity

  • 35, Theatre Style
  • 26, Board Room/Cabaret Style

Cost

  • £75 + VAT (up to 3.5 hours)
  • £140 + VAT (up to 7.5 hours)

*Additional charges apply to weekend bookings*

Catering

  • £30 per room + VAT for unlimited tea, coffee and water throughout the duration of your meeting or event.
  • We can also provide a buffet lunch on request

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Get in Touch

If you would like find out more about our room hire options please contact 0161 273 2215 or fill out the form below.

 

We've got a house...it certainly is a beauty...I must try and make the house give as much pleasure to others as I can.’

Elizabeth Gaskell, in a letter to her friend Eliza Fox in 1850.