About Us

Our purpose is fourfold:

To extend a welcome to all those who visit and wish to enjoy the natural and cultural heritage of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Situated directly adjacent to the long distance footpath, the Viking Way, the Wolds Methodist Centre attracts walkers, horse riders, cyclists, artists and those pursuing an interest in the natural, quiet beauty of the area and its wildlife. We welcome those on day trips or visitors taking a break in one of the holiday cottages in the vicinity.

To be a sacred place for those visiting the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). There are a number of reasons small groups might wish to spend some time together away from the distractions of their usual surroundings. The Wolds Methodist Centre is a place for such meetings providing a (non-residential) place of retreat.

To be a place of worship for the local and wider community. The Centre continues to be a place of regular Christian worship for the local and wider community. Details of all our services can be found on the Lincolnshire Methodist District website and occasional services will be welcomed.

To offer interpretation of this area of outstanding natural beauty and in particular its Methodist heritage. The AONB has been recognised by the local authorities as an area with considerable scope for an improved provision such as information boards, agreements with landowners for permissive paths, access to viewpoints, open access areas and local nature reserves. The Wolds Methodist Centre is a key part of that provision for visitors as a focal point with information displays. It is also a place where the Methodist history of the area is celebrated with displays of photographs, artefacts and narratives of its connection with John Wesley and the many chapels in the Wolds that have now closed. It serves as educational purpose for schools or other groups and is an attractive venue for groups planning activities in the Wolds.

A place of welcome, hospitality and peace