Great Houghton Methodist Church

Great Houghton is part of the Barnsley Methodist Circuit.

About this church

The church hosts regular events including an art group and a walking group.

The actor Brian Blessed has written that it is one of his favourite churches, having contributed greatly to his happiness.

Key Features

  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

Other nearby churches


All Saints

This Grade I Norman church has some stones used in its construction which indicate an earlier Saxon church on this site.

St Mary

Wombwell, mentioned in the Doomsday Survey of 1086 as Wambella, increased its population dramatically in the 19th century with the development of coal mines and other industries.


St Michael & All Angels

The church was built about 1650 and was adjacent to Sir Edward Rodes’s home, ‘The Old Hall’, and used for worship by his family and tenants of his land.

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