Manchester’s Literary Garden Takes Gold in Britian in Bloom Awards

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Garden in Ardwick has won a prestigious GOLD award in this year’s RHS Britain in Bloom competition within the Small Visitor Attraction category. The restored garden at the home of the radical Victorian writer Elizabeth Gaskell, just one mile

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View of the house surrounded by greenery

August is the Sunday of Summer

Autumn Events from Elizabeth Gaskell's House We’re enjoying the last of the summer with days out and the odd bit of sunshine, but you don’t need to look too closely to spot the signs that autumn is on its way. The blackberries

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Girls playing croquet

Summer at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Rain or shine, indoor or outdoor, we have a summer of trails and games for all the family when you visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. The perfect day out for all ages. Enjoy some family time to relax and unwind Take some time

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Water Damage at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Unfortunately the House was victim to the storms that hit the country earlier this month, and the staff office and William's Study were affected by water damage over the weekend of the 8 and 9 July. Rain-related problems at the House always

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Man and woman Victorian-style peg dolls on wicker basket

May Half-Term at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Bring the kids along for creative craft this May - June half-term inspired by Victorian peg dolls at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. Make your own peg doll character to take home using felt, paper and pens – and the best bit is that

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