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Rosslyn Chapel

1 Chapel Loan | Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT, Scotland
+44 131 440 2159
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Rosslyn Chapel, dating back to 1446, is just seven miles from Edinburgh city centre and is open to visitors all year. The Chapel's setting and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have attracted and intrigued visitors for generations. A starring role in The Da Vinci Code propelled it into the international spotlight. There are countless theories, myths and legends associated with the Chapel and our tour guides will be able to tell you more about these, and the building's history, when you visit. Please note that photography inside the Chapel is not allowed but there are no restrictions on outside photography. New visitor centre with touch-screen technology, letting you see the carvings close up; gift shop and good coffee shop. Full details of how to get here and what to see and do is on our website.
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Chapel Loan | Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to this attraction after hearing good things about it after paying £9.00 each to get in what a let down we were expecting a tour of the chapel instead we were sat in the chapel and were greeted with a woman telling us about...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed yesterday

We took a 40 min cab ride from Waverly Station and arrived shortly after the Chapel opened. We listened to the short tour and then used the brochure to help locate specific carvings. The detail was incredibly beautiful. We took a short walk outside and...More

Thank Jody E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have a driver who selected several spots for us to see on our three day trip and without him, I am sure we would not have come. Of all the historic structures we visited in Scotland , this has been our favorite. There was...More

Thank Laura m
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of my personal top spots to visit that and the castle be sure to see both take the tours , you will be allowed to take pictures only on the outside.

Thank Doc R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there by bus and it was totally worth the 1 hour drive (and the £1.60!!!!). The chapel and the yard are just beautiful. I personally think it's great that you cannot take photos inside and just to walk around and enjoy the atmosphere and...More

Thank Loewenzahn_Travel
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took the #37 bus from Edinburgh to visit. An easy trip. The welcome center had a wonderful introduction to the history of the chapel. The staff in the welcome center and the wardens in the chapel were helpful and knowledge. The wardens were willing...More

Thank DollyNcUsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Rosslyn Chapel has been on our to do list for a number of years and yesterday we finally made it. The big question is why did we leave it so long to visit such a beautiful church on our door step? The...More

Thank MrsGBroon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chapel is only small but the inside is absolutely beautiful, it is a shame that photography is not allowed inside. It is full of intricate carvings and beautiful stained glass windows. The outside architecture is wonderful. There is a visitor centre with a tearoom...More

Thank Lasagnelover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes it costs ... yes you cannot take photos inside . Yes it is CROWDED. Yes Da Vinci code made it a premier attraction . But there is no other chapel as exquisite as this. The carvings are incredibleMore

Thank zuni P
Ian G, Director at Rosslyn Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for visiting and for your feedback. Just to add a little to your comments for the benefit of other visitors, there is an admission charge for the Chapel (£9 adult, £7 concession, free for children in family group) and this provides vital income to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As the guide said today, people come to this chapel for a range of reasons, but whatever your reason it is well worth the trip out. We caught a taxi out, cost just over 20 pounds and took 20-25 minutes. We then got the 37...More

Thank Ken R
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Robert K
Freemasons
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Response from errol t | Reviewed this property |
Secret ' masonic tour of chapel, there is a guide who does this , contact eddie on 0131 448 2007 This tour is a must for masons and others alike.
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Alan S
Jeff. What bus did you take from Edinburgh? Thanks, Alan
21 July 2016|
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Response from Ian G | Property representative |
if you take Lothian service 37, marked 'for Roslin', that will bring you to the village and just a few minutes' walk from the Chapel. You can get a 37 from the city centre and the journey will take 45mins approx. Full travel... More
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Paul E
Which city do we stay in to visit Roslyn and how much is a tour ?? Thank you
26 March 2016|
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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
Rosslyn chapel is about 5 miles south of Edinburgh, and you can take a Lothian bus (deep red tops) number 37 or 40 to get there. The A701 starts at the east end of Princes Street at North Bridge (on top of Waverley station... More
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