me and my friend really enjoyed the experience. we booked the wrong time at first and emailed to reschedule and the team replied very quickly! all volunteers/guides in each room... read more were very informative and friendly. special shout out to the lovely Frances, they were so lovely and passionate and played us the piano in the front room. they were so nice and made the experience so lovely, thank you Frances, you are so amazing!!!
Verity J January 27, 2022
Went with my daughter on a very wet and windy day, so unusually quiet. The house is beautiful and being sensitively restored. The welcome and warmth from the knowledgeable guides... read more more than compensated for the weather outside. We, especially my daughter, enjoyed the book sale and our only regret was not having some of the lovely homemade cake!
I would love to go back, especially to some of the very interesting workshops and events. And we are inspired to extend our reading of Mrs Gaskell! Highly recommended.
(If you like Korean food, pop round the corner to Seoul Kimchi, great food and value)
February 11, 2020
I grew up close by and finally decided to visit with my three children aged between 12 and 1. The staff were really friendly and great with kids. I was... read more dubious about my boisterous 7 year old running riot, but he really enjoyed it. The staff were all passionate and knowledgeable about the Gaskells, the building and even what plants are grown in the grounds. The building and gardens are amazing and there's even a tearoom. I can't recommend this enough. Not often I find something for the whole family to enjoy. Definitely worth
ANNIE W August 11, 2021
Finally found the time to visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House with my mum and step-dad and it was well worth it! The House doesn’t look very big from the outside... read more but you can easily spend a couple of very interesting hours there. The rooms have been...More
Fabarella October 12, 2019
Elizabeth Gaskell's house would be lovely to live in ! It has a real feel to it and really preserves what it woould have been like when Mrs Gaskell herself... read more lived there
blackiespotbn3 February 11, 2020
A beautiful house (inside and out) ten minutes from Oxford Road. The 197 passes the door and the 50 just round the corner. A lot going on - talks, recitals... read more (pre-Covid), even a second-hand book market. A veritable cultural hub. Volunteers in every room- very friendly and helpful. A first-class visitor ex
John L July 27, 2021
Open: Wed, Thurs and Sun 11.00 - 4.30pm (Last admission 3pm)
84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW
0161 273 2215