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 or call 0161 273 2215.

The interruptions of home life are never ending

Elizabeth Gaskell 1863