Elizabeth Gaskell's house would be lovely to live in ! It has a real feel to it and really preserves what it woould have been like when Mrs Gaskell herself... read more lived there
I recently visited Elizabeth Gaskell House for the first time & l was most impressed.Its not a big place but what there is has been carefully restored & is very... read more interesting to see. There is a lovely coffee shop in the basement & small gift...More
Went with my daughter on a very wet and windy day, so unusually quiet. The house is beautiful and being sensitively restored. The welcome and warmth from the knowledgeable guides... read more more than compensated for the weather outside. We, especially my daughter, enjoyed the book sale and our only regret was not having some of the lovely homemade cake!
I would love to go back, especially to some of the very interesting workshops and events. And we are inspired to extend our reading of Mrs Gaskell! Highly recommended.
(If you like Korean food, pop round the corner to Seoul Kimchi, great food and value)
Lynne M 2/11/2020
Realy enjoyed my first visit to Elizabeth Gaskells House. Will be going again when lm in Manchester. The volunterrs were so helpfull and friendly.
Christine S 7/11/2019
We believed it was fun to do the trip. Obviously, guide lives and breathes history. He was very knowledgeable and lively and we discovered the trip very stimulating! We'd strongly... read more suggest this!
A large early Victorian home once lived in by Elizabeth Gaskell . Only opened around five years or so ago , before that I remember walking past many a time... read more and thinking what a waste , as its been empty for a long time ....More
Peter e 6/26/2019
Open: Wed, Thurs and Sun 11.00 - 4.30pm
84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW
0161 273 2215