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New Room Review

John Wesley and Charles Wesley were among the Dissenters from the Church of England who found a home in Bristol, and in 1739 they built the New Room, a meeting place that became the first Methodist chapel. Its simplicity contrasts with the style of Anglican churches and with the modern shopping center hemming it in. Upstairs you can visit the Preachers' Rooms, now containing a small museum.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 36 The Horsefair, Bristol, BS1 3JE
  • Phone: 0117/926–4740
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 10–4.
  • Website:
  • Location: Bristol
Updated: 06-10-2013

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