Bath Abbey

Phone Numbers: 01225 422462

Fax: 01225 429 990

Address: The Abbey Office, 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath, BA1 1LT



Meetings open to the public: Details of Sunday and Weekday services are available from the website, by emailing your enquiry or by contacting the office. Stewards are available during most weekdays to answer questions and be of assistance.
Guided tours can be booked and arranged.
The Heritage Vaults Museum is open Monday – Saturday.
Crèche and Youth activities on Sunday and special events throughout the year please contact the office or email your enquiry.For full details of services for worship, and musical events; guided tours can also be arranged.

Special requirements: Group visits to be booked in advance

Donations: Voluntary contributions appreciated

St. John's Roman Catholic Church

Contact: Sarah Bevan (Tues – Fri: 9.30-1.30pm)

Phone Number: 01225 464471

Address: St John’s Church, South Parade, Bath, BA2 4AF


Meetings open to public: Sundays and weekdays – call for details

Special requirements: Advance notification required.

Donations: Expected for groups

The Friends Meeting House

Contact: Sue Kupper

Phone Number: 01225 339141


Address: The Friends Meeting House, York Street, Bath, BA1 1NG

Meetings open to the pubic: Sundays 11-12 noon; Wednesdays 10.30-11.00am; Meeting for Worship at University of Bath Chaplaincy Mondays 12.30-1.00pm (term-time only).

Special Requirements: Notice appreciated if a group visit. Children may attend the Children’s Meeting by prior arrangement. Disabled facilities, but access via steps

Donations: In boxes by entrance doors

The New Room (John Wesley's Chapel)

Contact: Mandy Briggs (Education Officer)

Phone Number: 0117 926 4740



Address: The New Room/John Wesley’s Chapel, 36 The Horsefair, Bristol BS1 3JE

Group size: up to 60 pupils per visit.

Payment: Suggested donation is £2 per pupil

As well as the story of Methodism we also offer tours and workshops on John Wesley’s anti-slavery activity in Bristol including his links with William Wilberforce.

We now offer tours and workshops for all key stages and also workshops at Charles Wesley’s House (an 18th century house once lived in by the famous hymn writer) This includes dressing up in 18th century costume, drawing on slates with chalk, making lavender bags, drawing portraits etc. This is available in term time for school groups of 30 or less and costs £4 per pupil for a two-hour session, including four half-hour rotating workshops.


NB: It is the responsibility of individual schools to carry out risk assessments, DBS checks and any other appropriate safeguarding procedures.