Weddings in the Study

If your wedding party is less than 10 people, William Gaskell’s book-lined study makes for a cosy and elegant room for your ceremony.

This intimate space provides an warm and opulent setting for your wedding with book-lined walls, fireplace, Victorian decoration and furniture.

Guests can wait in the welcoming entrance hall and morning room before the ceremony or take a walk through the surrounding gardens. The dramatic entrance and sweeping staircase are ideal spots for photography on your special day.

Following your ceremony we can offer a choice of rooms for a drinks reception* and the servants hall is available for afternoon tea or your wedding breakfast. Mismatched vintage china cups, saucers, plates and cake stands are available to use.

  • Prices start from £500 for two hours exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.
  • Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.
  • The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)
  • Just one mile from Manchester city centre (5 minute walk from Oxford Road).
  • Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on week days and free at weekends.

If you would like to view the house for your wedding or would like more information please contact sally@elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk or call 0161 273 2215

* In order to protect the house furnishings only Champagne, Prosecco and white wine may be served and consumed in the period rooms. 

Photography by Mark Tattersall , Flowers by The Manchester Florist, Hair by Simon Townley Hair and Make-up by Danielle Horan.

Plans are like a card-house-if one gives way, all the others come rattling about your head

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864