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John Wesley Methodist Private Walking Tour Of London

London
| 3 hours

Overview

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Category: Tours,
Duration: 3 hours
Description
Itinerary
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Stop At: Wesley's Chapel & Museum of Methodism, 49 City Road, London EC1Y 1AU England

We will visit John Wesley's chapel and grave before heading in to John Wesley's house itself.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AD England

John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield and others preached here and in the ‘Moorfields’ area. Wesley organised meetings and visited converts; thus began the Methodist Society in England.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. Giles Cripplegate, Fore and Wood Streets London Wall, London EC2 England

Samuel Annesley, Susanna Wesley's father, was expelled from this ancient church in 1662.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Threadneedle Street, London England

John Wesley married Molly Vazeille, a widow, in 1751. Shortly before, he fell and badly sprained his foot. He was carried to the Vazeille’s home here and spent a week convalescing, nursed by Molly.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

In the green gardens of St Pauls, we will see the statue of John Wesley which commemorates the occasions when he preached at this magnificent Cathedral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St Botolphs Aldersgate, Aldersgate Street London EC1A 4EU, London SE6 9AW England

John Wesley’s father, Samuel, was curate here for a year. A window of John Wesley field-preaching in Moorfields and a plaque on railings commemorates Wesleys’ evangelical conversions.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Postman's Park, King Edward Street, EC1, London England

This beautiful 'secret' park contains a wonderful Victorian memorial to heroic self-sacrifice.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 20 Little Britain, London EC1A 7DH, UK

We will visit the site of John Bray’s House. A plaque marks where John and Charles Wesley lodged in 1738/9. It was here Charles was converted on 21 May 1738 and John declared ‘I believe’ at 10pm on 24 May 1738.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: WIlliam Wallace Memorial, St. Bartholomew's Hospital W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS England

The spot where 'Braveheart' was executed.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Great Rising of 1381 Memorial, 57A W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS, UK

We will pass by several memorials here including that of the Peasants Revolt and the spot where Anglicans were burned at the stake.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS England

The last Anglican pulpit made available to John Wesley, who continued to preach here long after he had been blocked from other London churches.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St Alphage Garden with ruins of St Alphage Church, London Wall Place, London EC2Y 5AU England

We will see sections of the old Roman Wall and a near 1,000 year ruin of an old hospital

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: London Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Centre For Arts & Conferences, Silk Street, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Now the home of a wonderful London Orchestra, St Luke's was Consecrated in 1733 andthis church’s parish included John Wesley’s Foundery Society, who took communion here.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bunhill Fields, 38 City Rd, London, London EC1Y 1AU England

This incredible old resting place for Nonconformists is the final resting place of John Wesley’s mother, Susanna who died on 30 July 1742. Others such as William Blake and Daniel Defoe lay here.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Charterhouse Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AN England

John Wesley was educated at The Charterhouse School 1714–20 and we will visit the ancient church on site.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wesley's Chapel & Museum of Methodism, 49 City Road, London EC1Y 1AU England

We return to the starting point where you are welcome to explore the Museum of Methodism or return with us to the nearest tube station.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
Donation for entry to the house of John Wesley
Entry/Admission - Wesley's Chapel & Museum of Methodism
Entry/Admission - St. Giles Cripplegate
Entry/Admission - St Botolphs Aldersgate
Entry/Admission - Postman's Park
Entry/Admission - St Alphage Garden with ruins of St Alphage Church
Entry/Admission - Bunhill Fields
Entry/Admission - The Charterhouse
Transport to and from the tour.
Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
Entry/Admission - Little Britain
Entry/Admission - Church of St. Bartholomew the Great
Entry/Admission - London Symphony Orchestra

Location

Meeting point
Imperial Hall, 104-122 City Rd, London EC1V 2NR, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
We can meet you at any Central London hotel, not just those listed here. We;d then go off by Tube to the tour starting point.

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