Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Celebrating the life and literature of Elizabeth Gaskell, one of the UK’s most important Victorian writers. A restored Victorian middle-class house just one mile from the city centre.


This beautifully restored home has spectacular period rooms, villa garden, changing exhibitions and a Tea Room for visitors to enjoy.
Pre-booking essential.

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

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House remains closed due to lockdown restrictions.
See the what’s on section for details of our 2021 online talks programme.

What's On

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We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and the Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage are working in partnership on a new research project which hopes to... More News