Room Hire at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Just a short distance from Oxford Road and Manchester city centre sits the former home of Manchester’s most famous Victorian writer, Elizabeth Gaskell. This beautifully restored historic house offers a variety of spaces for any event. Our purpose-built seminar rooms are ideally suited to a meeting, workshop, away-day or conference, offering a unique and inspiring backdrop for your event. 

We can accommodate up to 35 delegates per room, depending on the layout. Each space includes a deluxe screen for your presentations, flip charts and hearing loops.

Our servants’ hall and garden are perfect breakout spaces, subject to availability.

We have a variety of refreshment and catering options available.

The house is fully accessible and disabled parking is available on-site.

If you hire one of our rooms on a Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday, you can enjoy a tour of the house for FREE! What a great way to spend a lunch break!

What we offer

  • Dedicated events team available on the day
  • 3 purpose built seminar rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Available 7 days a week
  • Fully accessible venue
  • Half or full day hire
  • Day delegate rate offered
  • Various refreshment and catering options

For more information about our room hire options and prices, please contact our team by completing the enquiry form below. Alternatively, email enquiries@elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk or call 0161 273 2215.

The interruptions of home life are never ending

Elizabeth Gaskell 1863