Historic Buildings

Epworth Old Rectory

Epworth Old Rectory is a Grade I listed Queen Anne house built in 1709. The Old Rectory was the childhood home of John and Charles Wesley who founded the Methodist Movement within the Church of England.

Come along to the Rectory and learn about the fascinating lives of the Wesley family who lived here in the 18th century. Become immersed in the stories of the Wesley's everyday life and discover their struggles with debt, loss, childbirth, parenting and faith.

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Visits to Epworth Old Rectory are by guided tour only. The guided tour last around 1 hour. Tours run throughout the day during opening hours. Tours do not need to be booked, however, if your group is over 10 people please book

opening times

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
10:30 - 15:30 (last admission 3:00)

entry & prices

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children):
Family (1 adult and up to 3 children): £15
Groups (of over 10 people)
£6.50 pp

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Epworth Old Rectory

1 Rectory Street