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 (last entry 3pm)

Pre-booking your visit is essential.
Please wear a face mask when visiting the House.

What's On

Book Restoration Project gets started with AIM Collections Care Grant

Elizabeth Gaskell's House is to received funding from the Pilgrim Trust as part of the AIM Collections Remedial Conservation Grant Scheme to repair eight books from its collection. This project... More News