Christmas at Rosslyn Chapel

Enjoy the delights of Rosslyn Chapel this Christmas, whether by visiting during the day, coming to an atmospheric candlelit evening visit or enjoying a concert.

When you visit, you can also stock up on Christmas decorations  from the extensive selection in our gift shop, or buy them online. Send someone a view of the Chapel with our collection of Rosslyn Chapel Christmas cards or you can give someone a day out at the Chapel with our Gift Experience pack. 

We look forward to welcoming you this Christmas.



Opening Times

The Chapel is open all year round. Discover the unique stone carvings, history and mystery of this unique building. Please book your visit in advance via this link

Open Monday to Saturday 9 am – 5 pm (last admission 3.30 pm)

Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm (last admission 3.30 pm)

(closed only 24 and 25 December and 1 January)


Christmas Church Services

The Chapel is a working church and part of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Visitors are welcome at Sunday morning services, starting at 10.30am, throughout Advent and Christmas - with dates and times for services coming soon.


Christmas Candlelit Visits

Enjoy the magical atmosphere of an evening Christmas visit to Rosslyn Chapel by candlelight.

You can find out more about this amazing building when one of the Chapel’s Guides gives a short talk about its rich history and then you can explore for yourself, using your map to find the main points of interest and key carvings.

The visitor centre and shop will also be open for some Christmas shopping opportunities and a free guidebook for each visiting household.

Numbers are restricted to just 30 people.

Time: 7-9pm

Cost: £20 per person


Two chances this year to hear beautiful Christmas music by candlelight at the Chapel!

Heriot Watt University Choir – Christmas Candlelit Carol Concert

December 10 @ 19:30 - 20:30
£12.00 – £15.005 tickets left
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Christmas Music – Rudsambee Company of Singers

December 17 @ 19:30 - 21:30
£15.00 – £18.00
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A Christmas Carol: Performances

Captivate Theatre & Perfect Forth present a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Sally Lyall blending the classic Christmas tale with a cappella traditional carols such as O' Holy Night, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Silent Night and many more arranged by Colum Findlay.

A Christmas Carol

December 8 @ 19:30 - 20:30
£18.00Sold out
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A Christmas Carol

December 9 @ 19:30 - 20:30
£18.00Sold out
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Christmas Cards and Gifts

Christmas Candle


Treat yourself to a little luxury with this romantic Christmas scented candle. Produced exclusively for Rosslyn Chapel.

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Ceramic Chapel Christmas Decoration


Produced exclusively for Rosslyn Chapel. Designed with a distinctive blue and white colouring.  

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Bagpipe Playing Angel Christmas Decoration


Handmade by St.Nicolas for Rosslyn Chapel, this decoration is based on the Bagpipe-playing Angel that can be found inside the Chapel.

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Christmas Card – Tree


Pack of 5 Christmas cards, showing the Christmas tree in the Lady Chapel, Rosslyn Chapel.  Tree kindly donated by Dalkeith Country Park. The greeting inside reads ‘With good wishes at […]

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‘Midnight Mass’ Christmas Cards


A pack of 5 Christmas cards and envelopes.
The image is by Samuel Bough, 1862 and is called ‘Midnight Mass at Rosslyn Chapel’.

All cards feature the same image.

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Rosslyn Chapel Gift Experience


This gift voucher entitles two adults to enjoy a visit to Rosslyn Chapel. Your gift includes:

• Admission for two adults during normal published opening times (accompanied children are free of charge).

• A copy of the official souvenir guidebook.

• Tea or coffee and a cake for two people in the visitor centre coffee shop with spectacular views over Roslin Glen.

…….and whilst you are here, you can browse in our well-stocked gift shop, perfect watch for a special souvenir of your visit.

Comes in a presentation pack and voucher valid for one year from date of purchase.


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The Official Rosslyn Chapel Website