We are open and ready to welcome you.

The Old Rectory is open on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 11:00am – 3:00pm, we will begin by accepting groups of up to 4 people to ensure we can safely meet all guidelines. Please pre-book your visit.

How to book:

  1. Send us an email with your chosen day, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday & your preferred hour time slot of 11am, 12pm, 1pm or 2pm.
  2. Once we have confirmed your date and time we will request your details and your card payment will be taken over the phone. Please note: No card details are stored. We will however keep your contact details for 21 days in line with government track and trace guidelines.
  3. We will confirm your payment and booking by email.

Please email: office@epwortholdrectory.org.uk

This impressive Grade 1 listed house was the childhood home of John and Charles Wesley. Built in 1709, Epworth Old Rectory will transport you back in time to the formative years of these pioneering evangelists. Join us for a tour of the house, where you can learn about the different characters who made up the Wesley family. Meet “The Mother of Methodism” and the Wesley children – all ten of them!

Epworth Old Rectory Children's Nursery Samuel Wesley Junior (1690-1739) Samuel, known to the family as Sammy, was the eldest of Samuel and Susanna's children. Born on the 10 February 1690, he was named after this father and maternal grandfather. As a young child he caused his parents considerable worry. By the age of five Sammy had still not spoken his first word....

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