Filming at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House can be used as a location for films, TV, commercial and editorial photoshoots.  The House has a number of stunning Victorian interiors including a Study, Dining Room and Drawing Room. Attic, stairways and basement rooms are also available. The Regency style villa exterior is one of the few surviving houses of this style in Manchester.

  • The House is available for filming requests on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Other days may be considered on request.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is 1 mile from Manchester City Centre and has a small car park to the rear of the property.
  • The House opened to the public in 2014 after considerable restoration work funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund
  • The House is fully accessible.

If you are interested in filming at the House and would like more information please contact the team via email on or call 0161 273 2215.

The guides brought the home alive. It was inspiring to hear about this woman and extraordinary family

Visitor to the House in 2021