From an engraving by Jack Bronson
The Breach House was the home of D.H. Lawrence in his early years, after moving from his birthplace on Victoria Street.
People from all over the world have visited the Breach House, including relatives of both DH Lawrence, and Freida Von Richtofen. A number of notable writers, artists and playwrights have visited and stayed at Breach House. The house has also been a location for two major films, televised dramas and documentaries.
The Breach House is a typical miner's cottage from the 1880s, it was DH Lawrence’s childhood home, and the setting for 'The Bottoms' in his novel, Sons and Lovers. This historic house is free to visit, details of opening times below.
For a more up to date list of opening times, or to arrange a guided tour, check the Breach House website, link below.
The Breach House Website link, and latest news on opening times:- The Breach House
Note from Gavin Gillespie - As the author of this site, I personally have nothing to do with Breach House, and some of the information provided here might have changed since this website was updated, so please use the contact information provided above for the Breach House to check for the latest information.