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.

Major programme of restoration and repair set to start at Rosslyn Castle

22nd September 2022

A major programme of restoration and repair at one of Midlothian’s most historic sites is about to get underway. Bonnyrigg-based construction company, John Dennis & Company (Scotland) Ltd, has been […]

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In tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

9th September 2022

Rosslyn Chapel’s bell has rung for an hour today, Friday 9 September 2022, from 12 noon until 1pm, in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II who died yesterday. Ian Gardner DL, […]

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What's On

Enjoy the wintery delights of Rosslyn Chapel this Christmas, either as a tour during the day, a candlelit evening visit or a concert.

You can also stock up on Christmas decorations when you're with us from the extensive selection in our gift shop, or buy online. Send someone a view of the Chapel with our collection of Rosslyn Chapel Christmas cards.

The Official Rosslyn Chapel Website