We had an extremely interesting visit to Mrs Gaskell’s house. With the help of the excellent guides it seemed possible to imagine what life would have been like there, 180... read more y
Italo11 October 7, 2021
This is a wonderful house. My friend and I visited today and had a really enjoyable afternoon. Great staff and guides with such an obvious affection for their subject and... read more very friendly and welcoming. I learnt so much from them. Also a lovely tea room with excellent cake! Well worth a visit.
August 4, 2021
We’ve just had a fantastic visit to this wonderful historic house. I thoroughly recommend a visit!
We enjoyed having a very diverting conversation with an extremely learner member of... read more the team about Gaskell’s home life and her concern for the advancement of education and social conditions.
I don’t know about you, but I don’t get to have these kinds of conversations every day.
Thank you for your wonderful work in restoring this important piece of Manchester
Totoruth September 19, 2021
My wife and I have visited many houses which were inhabited by famous authors and this one ranks up there with the best of them. And right on our doorstep!.... read more A tidy property on the outside but when you enter you are transported back 200 years into the early 1800s. A really well presented house with many interesting things to look at & read about. However the place really comes to life when the enthusiastic & friendly staff tell you things in the different rooms. We spent approx 90 mins on our visit for a nominal entrance fee. Out
Blozz August 26, 2021
A large early Victorian home once lived in by Elizabeth Gaskell . Only opened around five years or so ago , before that I remember walking past many a time... read more and thinking what a waste , as its been empty for a long time ....More
Peter e June 26, 2019
Our visit coincided with the sale of secondhand books which takes place every other Sunday, so there was lots to see & do. All the volunteers really know their stuff,... read more and I felt I learned a lot.
Karina C January 21, 2020
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84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW
0161 273 2215