John Wesley founded Kingswood School
in 1748. Originally in Bristol, it outgrew
the original site and moved to its present
location in Bath in 1852. The Wesley
Centre traces the historical development
of Kingswood School from its foundation
in 1748 to the present day. The archive
has a wealth of information for both
family and Wesley historians, and
displays include Wesleyana, memorabilia
Price on application.
Additional visitor information
Coach access and parking
(coach access on main road only)
NB: Stairs to Wesley Centre
The Building of Bath Collection.
The school is about 2 miles from Bath city
centre. See www.visitbath.co.uk for more
information of things to do in the city. Bath is
also about a half hour drive from Bristol.
Somerset BA1 5RG
During school terms, by arrangement with the archivist.
Getting there [ST743667] Bus: Bus service from Bath city centre stops outside school gates. Train:
1.6 miles from Bath Spa railway station (6 minutes by taxi or a
40-minute uphill walk.) See website for more detailed directions.