Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Plymouth Grove, 84, Manchester, M13 9LW Show map
Ardwick

Spaces for hire at Elizabeth Gaskell's House

from £270
hire fee / per hour
The Study
10
The beautiful book-lined study is the perfect space for intimate and cosy wedding ceremonies of up to 10 people. This intimate space provides a warm and opulent setting with book-lined walls, fireplace and Victorian furniture. The room is situated next to the dramatic entrance and sweeping staircase and its large window looks out onto the beautif...
from £90
hire fee / per afternoon
The Servant's Hall
35
35
The Houses light and airy basement, includes what was originally the Servants Hall and former Kitchen and provides the perfect space for your wedding celebrations, whether that be a traditional afternoon tea, a buffet or a formal sit-down meal. This picture perfect space offers a cozy and bright setting, which dresses beautifully for intimate wed...
from £510
hire fee / per session
The Drawing Room
35
35
For weddings up to 35, the Drawing Room at Elizabeth Gaskell's House provides a stunning space for your day. The Drawing Room is filled out with Victorian furnishings and furniture that can be arranged to suit your wedding party. It also includes use of a Boudoir Grand piano which may be played by an experienced pianist. Before the event, your g...
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from £90
hire fee / per morning
The Darwin Room
35
35
The Darwin room is one of our most popular rooms for events, meetings, and conferences. This bright and spacious room includes the use of a large screen and a private kitchen area. As the room is positioned on the lower ground floor of the house, it is easily accessible to the lift and on-site disabled parking. Hearing loops are also available. ...
from £90
hire fee / per afternoon
The Nightingale Room
35
35
The Nightingale Room is situated within the Coach House at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and accessed by steps. The space is available for a large range of functions – e.g. board meetings, away-days, training sessions, and presentations. The Nightingale Room offers a large presentation screen with wired laptop connectivity, complimentary WiFi and hea...

Prices and opening hours

Monday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Tuesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Wednesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Thursday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Friday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Saturday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
18:00 – 23:00
from £250 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Sunday
8:00 – 23:00
from £90–£510 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £270 hire fee
8:00 – 23:00
from £510 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee

Facilities and catering options

Up to 35
seats
Up to 35
standing
External catering allowed
Parking available
Promoted / ticketed events
Alcohol provided
BYO alcohol
In-house catering
Accommodation available

Location

Plymouth Grove, 84, Manchester, M13 9LW

About Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Situated just outside the hustle and bustle of Manchester City Centre, sits the former home of Manchester’s most famous Victorian writer, Elizabeth Gaskell. This beautifully restored house with spectacular period rooms and villa style garden, will provide a unique backdrop for every occasion.

The House can provide a unique and stunning backdrop for weddings, offering a choice of two ceremony rooms. The cosy, book lined Study and the beautiful Drawing Room with its Boudoir Grand piano, both provide a special space for a wedding ceremony, both complete with Victorian furnishings and furniture to suit each wedding party. These period rooms are perfect for the couple wanting something special, intimate and with plenty of charm.

Following the ceremony, Elizabeth Gaskell’s House can provide a drinks reception in the delightful, period Dining Room, which is where Elizabeth herself wrote her famous stories and letters. The beautifully restored gardens with its mix heritage and native planting schemes offer another option for a drinks reception and is a charming backdrop for wedding photographs.

The Houses light and airy basement, includes what was originally the Servants Hall and former Kitchen and provides the perfect space for celebrations, whether that be a traditional afternoon tea, a buffet or a formal sit-down meal.

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is offered to weddings on an exclusive use basis and can accommodate up to 35 people.

If you’re interested in hiring the House for a meeting, workshop or conference, the Elizabeth Gaskell’s House offers a choice of seminar rooms and period rooms.

Each space can accommodate up to 35 delegates in a theatre style and include deluxe screens for presentations. The house is accessible with lifts to all floors, disabled parking is available onsite and hearing loops are also available in some of the spaces.

The beautifully restored garden is an ideal space for events to utalise for breaks and team building exercises.