Weightmans Literary Tours

Elizabeth Gaskell Coach Tour

  • 18
  • Oct




until 4.30pm

Image of Elizabeth Gaskell in later life

  • Image of Elizabeth Gaskell in later life

In the run-up to the 150th anniversary of Elizabeth Gaskell’s death, visit many of her main haunts on this coach tour with guide Ed Glinert. See the Portico Library, where the Rev William Gaskell, Elizabeth’s husband, was chairman for 35 years (but she wasn’t allowed to be a member); the lovingly restored house where she lived in Chorlton-on-Medlock, and then off to Knutsford, which is captured in many of her writings. Experience the place where Elizabeth was raised, and is buried, not forgetting the extraordinary Gaskell memorial tower in the centre of the town. Meet outside the Britannia Hotel.

Food not provided; please bring a packed lunch.