The Nightingale Room

The Nightingale Room is named after Florence Nightingale, a close friend of the Gaskells.

This room is located on the first floor of the Coach House, above the Darwin Room. This room does not have lift access and can only be accessed via stairs. Hire prices include a deluxe screen, flip chart and Wi-Fi.

The Nightingale Room is available for hire 7 days a week individually, or in a package with the Darwin Room and the Bronte Room.

Capacities and layouts

Please find the maximum capacity for various layouts in the Nightingale Room below. These numbers include facilitators.

  • Theatre – 32 delegates
  • Boardroom – 12 delegates
  • Classroom – 20 delegates
  • Cabaret – 20 delegates
  • Horseshoe – 16 delegates

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.

360° Room Overview

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Visitor to the House in 2021