Ireshopeburn. DL13 1HD

High House Methodist Church Ireshopeburn

High House Methodist Church was opened in 1760. It is the oldest Methodist chapel in the country still in continuous use and this year is celebrating 250 years of weekly services.

Adjacent to the chapel is the Weardale Museum, in what used to be the Minister’s House.

Entering Ireshopeburn on the A689 from Stanhope, the church is situated on the right hand side of the road, immediately after the Weardale Inn.


• 10.45am on Sundays.
Tea / Coffee & Biscuits are served after the service.

Weardale Museum:

Open  : Easter Weekend and then from beginning of May to end of September. .
Open  : Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Open every day in August.

For further information, contact Mr D.T Heatherington : Tel. 01388 517433
or Mrs Jean Proud : Tel. 01388 537417.

For further information about the church or baptisms / weddings / funerals:

Please contact Rev Bruce Sawyer 01388 528245