Family Friendly

'You should see Baby and Florence! their delight is most pretty to see...'

Elizabeth Gaskell in a letter to Eliza Fox, 1850


Family Friendly

Everyone is welcome at Elizabeth Gaskell's House.  Come, ring the door bell and stand on the same door step as many of Elizabeth's famous friends.

Ask one of our friendly volunteers for an exploration activity and have fun discovering what life was in a Victorian House with our activity baskets for younger visitors.

 - Fully accessible.

 - Baby change facilities.

 - Breastfeeding welcome throughout.

 - Our Tea Room has snacks and drinks available for younger visitors.

 - Limited Space for Buggy Parking

Check our What's On page for family friendly activities.