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Wesley Cottage

| Trewint, Launceston PL15 7TG, England
+44 1566 880265
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Arrived just after closing

We had a little bit of a difficult time finding the cottage [there is one small sign with an "M... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
PhiladelphiaPhillip
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Lovely experience and visit

This was well worth enduring the dreaded A30 for. We were warmly greeted,offered hospitality... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Coloratura100
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Historic 18th Century Cottage where John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, rested. The Cottage contains the smallest Methodist preaching place in the world. Peaceful Garden. Complimentary light refreshments normally available. Open 1st May to 31st October. Winter opening by prior arrangement.
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“prayer garden” (3 reviews)
“methodist” (7 reviews)
“story” (3 reviews)
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| Trewint, Launceston PL15 7TG, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had a little bit of a difficult time finding the cottage [there is one small sign with an "M" for museum only visible from one direction to Wesley Way, but the very kind couple who volunteer reopened for us when we told them we...More

Thank PhiladelphiaPhillip
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was well worth enduring the dreaded A30 for. We were warmly greeted,offered hospitality, chatted with, and the story of the cottage, the Prophet's Chamber and the preaching place were all explained and the story retold. A gentle experience with an engaging host and guide...More

Thank Coloratura100
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The cottage itself is very small - really only two small rooms to visit. However, the guides make you feel very welcome, offering free refreshment and providing an interesting history of Methodism.

1  Thank _annatkinson
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Holidays sometimes don't lend themselves to peace, calm and quiet. The Cottage and Prayer Garden are an opportunity to reflect on spiritual matters, while getting insight into the history of the Methodist movement and the role Cornwall played. The Curator does a marvelous job, welcomes...More

3  Thank INDILongIsland
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Check out my review in full.This place is fun and when we visited a family from Germany were there on a special detour!!.

1  Thank RoyL65
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a lovely little cottage with lots of history relating to the Church. The gentleman who only lives next door gave us a guided tour. He then offers to either leave you to read the literature or talk to you about the history instead....More

2  Thank eddon1983
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This quaint old cottage has strong Methodist connections and is well worth a visit whether or not you are a Methodist .The Curator is on site for part of the week and is very knowledgeable, interesting to talk to and will give you a cup...More

3  Thank johnandmargaret2014
Reviewed 18 May 2015

A small cottage in Trewint, where John Wesley stayed on his visits to the area. In process of being renovated, but gives a clear idea of the simple room he would have used. Warm welcome, tea and cake, and the story well told by the...More

2  Thank drpetembe
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Off the A30 at Alternun/Five Lanes and up the lane it's small one up one down no hot water, but would have been very welcome when crossing the high moorland[no A30 then over 200 years ago. someware to rest get warm and dry and have...More

Thank jeep10_11
Reviewed 26 January 2013

you need to leave five lane and walk up to Trewint the cottage is sign posted, One day I was in the old chaple in Alarnun [ it has the carved head of Wesley on the end wall] when there was a banging on the...More

1  Thank jeep10_11
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