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.

Bees’ return causes a buzz

16th May 2023

Rosslyn Chapel has taken delivery of four hives and re-established a connection between the historic building and bees, which stretches back nearly 600 years. The hives have been provided by […]

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Major project milestone at Rosslyn Castle

12th May 2023

A major programme of restoration and repair at one of Midlothian’s most historic sites has reached a milestone this week, with the completion of scaffolding on the south face of […]

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