Easter at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Sarah-Clare Conlon, Literature Editor
Elizabeth Gaskell's House garden. Photo by Chris Tucker
Elizabeth Gaskell's House garden. Photo by Chris Tucker.

Easter at Elizabeth Gaskell's House at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester 31 March — 11 April 2024 Tickets from £0.00 — Book now

Head to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House this Easter for some special family craft activities. They say: “Bring everyone along for egg-cellent family fun this Easter holidays and be inspired with our crafty cup chicks and beautiful bunnies at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House – and the best bit is, there’s no mess to clear up!”

Visit the house and, while you have a wander and see some of the newly renovated rooms, let the kids get stuck in making their own Easter animal in the Servants’ Hall. There’s craft and colouring to enjoy, as well as the popular Cranford The Cat trail around the house – all included in the admission price. If the weather permits, you can even enjoy a picnic in the lovely garden, surrounded by flowers; if conditions prove inclement, the tea room will serve you fresh brews and homemade treats.

Activities are available 11am to 4.30pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays 2 to 16 April. Entry is £7 for adults and free for children under 16, when accompanied by an adult.  Tickets can be pre-booked up to a month in advance.

Easter at Elizabeth Gaskell's House at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester 31 March — 11 April 2024 Tickets from £0.00 Book now

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