Welcome to Rosslyn Chapel

Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 by Sir William St Clair. The beauty of its setting, in rural Midlothian, and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have inspired, attracted and intrigued writers, artists and visitors ever since.

Now open daily and each day is split into 90-minute timeslots, allowing us to manage the capacity on site.

To guarantee your visit, please book in advance through this website.

"Simply amazing and takes your breath away"

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Essential Information

Situated just 7 miles south of Edinburgh city centre and close to the Scottish Borders, Rosslyn Chapel is open throughout the year. With visitor capacity restricted, this is a great time to visit without the usual numbers. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Now open daily

Find out more about what to expect from your visit to The Chapel.

Share a Story about Rosslyn Chapel

2nd November 2022

People around the world are being invited to share a story about Rosslyn Chapel, as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, with the aim of adding a variety of […]

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Learning award for Chapel

13th October 2022

Rosslyn Chapel’s learning programmes have been recognised with a prestigious Sandford Award for Heritage Education. Sandford Awards are given to organisations which demonstrate the delivery of high-quality heritage education. They […]

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