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Epworth & the Isle of Axholme - Places of Interest

The Old Rectory
The Old Rectory is masion of the queen Anne period. Following a fire the mansion was rebuilt in 1709. John & Charles Wesley their childhood years in this house which now contains furniture, pictures and Wesley memorabilia.

Saint Andrews Church
Saint Andrews Church dates back to the 12th Century. The reverend Samuel Wesley was rector from 1695 to 1735. Samuel Wesley's sons John and Charles Wesley were baptised here.

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church

The Wesley Memorial Methodist Church and its beautiful gardens are in the centre of Epworth. It was built as a memorial to John and Charles Wesley in 1889.

Ghost Walks & Wesley Trail

The Ghost Walk gives you a chilling yet entertaining guide through the history of Epworth & the Isle of Axholme.
The Wesley Trail follows the footsteps of John Wesley. The trail visits the Old Rectory, the churches and market cross.

The Trollybus Museum - Sandtoft
The Trollybus Museum at Santoft is home to the world’s largest collection of trolleybuses. You can take a ride on one and look around the many 1950/60s buildings.

The Old Smithy & Heritage Centre - Owston Ferry
The Victorian Smithy has an exhibition of agricultural tools in a courtyard setting and Village Museum on the first floor.

Market Towns - Epworth

The Historic Market Town of Epworth has it's own unique character. You can take a leisurely visit the shops and boutiques and enjoy a cup of tea in the friendly tea-rooms.


Stonecrop Herbs - Haxey
Stonecrop Herbs specialise in citrus trees and olives. There is a huge range of herbs and Mediterranean plants on display in the nursery.

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