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Elizabeth Gaskell House

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Venue price From £90 per hour
Venue capacity 10 - 35 people

Spaces at Elizabeth Gaskell House


Our tea room is a light and spacious area which offers the perfect opportunity for private and intimate events. Our dazzling Victorian windows looking out onto our multicoloured gardens and 1840's style brick layered walls, this gorgeous historical venue makes any event unique and unforgettable. This spacious room offers a massive amount of natural lighting, making it the perfect area for a buffet or afternoon tea style dining experience.


Our Servant's Hall is situated right next door to our lovely tea rooms, so it is the perfect room for weddings that require both spaces. This picture perfect space offers a cosy and bright setting, which dresses beautifully for intimate weddings. It has become extremely popular for Wedding Breakfast's buffets and drinks receptions. The spacious floor offers the opportunity for a variety of seating plans to suit all.


William Gaskell's book-lined study is the perfect room for intimate and cosy wedding ceremonies and drink receptions! This intimate space provides a warm and opulent setting for your wedding with book-lined walls, fireplace and Victorian furniture. The room is situated right next door to the dramatic entrance and sweeping staircase and Its large window looks out onto the beautiful surrounding gardens, making it the perfect spot for photography on your special day.


For Events up to 35 people the Drawing Room at Elizabeth Gaskell's House provides a stunning space for your day. The drawing room includes use of a Boudoir Grand Piano which may be played by an experienced pianist. The room is also filled out with beautiful restored Victorian furniture which may be moved to suit your event needs. As the room is situated in the centre of the house, whilst guests arrive they can freely explore the rest of the the rooms and enjoy the beautiful gardens.

About Elizabeth Gaskell House


Elizabeth Gaskell's House offers a unique, historical venue for all events including Weddings and Conferences.

Just a Short Distance from the city centre, this beautifully restored historic building offers a variety of room hire options that can accommodate a maximum of 35 people and also provide the use of deluxe projector screens at no extra cost.