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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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1 Chapel Loan | Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The architecture is stunning and the history is very interesting but I couldn't help but feel slightly disappointed. At £9 for entry this isn't cheap; given the crowds of visitors and hence limited access, it made £9 seem steep. I could only recommend going early...More

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Ian G, Director at Rosslyn Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Thanks for posting your review. Like many places, the Chapel can become busy in July and August and your advice to come early is helpful. Afternoons can also be quieter. Admission (£9 adult, £7 concession, free for children in family group) provides a ticket which...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

We visited here on the way back up to Aberdeen from a trip to England. It's set in a very pretty part of the countryside, but is well signposted and easy to find from the main routes through and around Edinburgh. Parking was ample and...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

What a beautiful place Rosslyn Chapel is. Was lucky enough to visit here in zjune on a bus tour of Scotland. At the start of our visit we had a very informative talk from a guide about the history and architecture of the exterior and...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had lived in edinburgh for 10 years before coming out here and it was totally worth it. We parked at Rosslyn Glen and walked along the river path around to the Chapel. It is well worth the entry fee. One of those really special places...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to go! Fascinating history. Best probably to visit in winter when less busy. Staff are very friendly. It's great to see it is now being cared for again and is a working chapel

Thank Wendyjane295
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Just loved this amazing chapel and could not recommend it enough. We had one guide inside who gave us (as a group) a fabulous overview of the chapels history. When we went outside there was another guide who explained about the battles and dressed up...More

Thank petal39
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Rosslyn is very easy to reach from the Edinburgh south By-Pass also easily accessible from Glasgow. On arriving at the Chapel we were in time for the free talk and guide. The history of the chapel is very interesting even without all,the hullabaloo from the...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the trip from Edinburgh, the carvings and history are beautiful and so detailed for a building that is so ancient. The guides talk is really excellent, just long enough at 15 minutes, make sure you listen as you'll get to see all the...More

Thank nesamoolian
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had not been to see this chapel since the renovations were completed and we were delighted at the improvements The addition of the visitors centre is great. It is multi media and a great projection of the building of the chapel. It also has...More

Thank Andrea_M_12474
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This was magnificent. We went in early March and had the chapel to ourselves. The staff was very helpful and had all afternoon to tour and see and the carvings. Watched documentary on Amazon before touring and knew what I wanted to see and where...More

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Robert K
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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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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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