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Address: 1 Rectory Street, Epworth DN9 1HX , England
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Forgotten history

A very interesting place to visit . Knowledgeable guide. Very informative tour- pity this place seems to be quite often overlooked by people visiting the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

A very interesting place to visit . Knowledgeable guide. Very informative tour- pity this place seems to be quite often overlooked by people visiting the area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Interesting place to visit. A guide will take you around to the different rooms that are open to the public. Went twice and received different experiences with the guides. Some more knowledgable than others and can really bring the house to life with stories. Would recommend if in Epworth.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Really intersting guided tour of the rectory and home of John and Charles Wesley. Very informative and pleasant guide.

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Doncaster
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My sister and I spent a lovely morning wandering round the rectory with a very informative guide. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The Old Rectory in Epworth provides an inside into the early lives of John & Charles Wesley - the founders of Methodism. Their father, Samuel, was rector and Susanna, their mother, was a major influence on their lives. A visit also helps to understand more about middle-class 18th century family life. The volunteer guides are knowledgeable and well trained.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

To chill out under the tree line, watching a slow pace of quality life pass you by as you admire the atmosphere and gardens

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I took my relatives there, and we had a lovely time . the man that showed us around was very informative, and made it very interesting .

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Terrible service at the Mowbury Arms public house and would not recommend this drinking establishment to anybody. Also, the Lager tasted of vinegar and we had to endure the constant crying of a child in the pushchair on the next table. We only stayed in this pub for one drink,obviously. Would recommend a visit to the local butchers and bakers... More 

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doncaster,UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

I visited on a Wednesday as part of a day in the area.I was the only person there and was pleasantly surprised when I was told the guide would be with me in a moment!!The guide was a most charming man who took me around each room and explained the history and connections and answered the many associated questions I... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

It is a something you should do in a fun day of lots of thimjgs, don't just go there on its' own or you may be disappointed.

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