The Darwin Room

Located within the Coach House at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, the Darwin Room is a bright and airy space, conveniently located on the ground floor and with easy access to the House’s beautifully restored garden.

This versatile space comes complete with its own kitchen area and fridge, large screen for presentations and complimentary WiFi.

The Darwin Room can accommodate up to 33 delegates theatre and is available to hire along with the Nightingale Room, Bronte Room and Servants Hall. 

If you would like to find out more about our room hire options, please fill out the form below with your event details or call 0161 273 2215.

*Additional charges apply to weekend bookings*


  • Buffet lunches can be provided on request.
  • We offer an unlimited tea, coffee and water package, throughout the duration of your event. Prices dependent on numbers.
  • Outside catering permitted.

360° Room Overview

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

Visitor to the House in 2021