Frequently Asked Questions

Roslin is a small village with a rich history and enjoys a wonderful setting with lovely walks in Roslin Glen. Click on the following link to be taken to the Roslin Village website – click here

There are lots of things to do in the wider area and for information about things to see and do in Midlothian – Midlothian Tourism Forum website

We warmly welcome new volunteers to our team. If you are interested in volunteering in the Chapel or visitor centre, or at some events, please email [email protected] and we’ll be back in contact with you.
We accept online payment on a secure server by debit or credit cards. We currently accept MasterCard, Maestro, Visa, Visa Debit and Visa Electron.
Rosslyn Chapel is a working Scottish Episcopal Church. For more information, visit this part of our website – church services
Yes, and you will find full details in the ‘access’ area of the Visit section in this website – click here. The Chapel is accessible to wheelchair users via a ramp.  We do have a manual wheelchair situated inside the Chapel which visitors are welcome to use. Access to the Crypt area of the chapel is down thirty three steps and unfortunately at this time is not accessible to wheelchair users. The visitor centre is fully accessible.
Children are very welcome at Rosslyn Chapel. Admission is free for children in a family group and we have some activities available in the visitor centre. Please ask at the counter for our Children’s Guide. We do ask that, due to space restrictions, pushchairs and prams are left outside the Chapel.
Yes, free parking is available at Rosslyn Chapel for cars and coaches. Please follow the signs as you arrive. We ask that coaches use the overflow car park.
It’s easy to reach Rosslyn Chapel by public transport. Lothian bus service 37 (make sure it is marked for Deanburn) comes from the centre of Edinburgh to Roslin Village. If you get off the bus at the ‘Hotel’ stop, then Rosslyn Chapel is a 2 minute walk along Chapel Loan. For more information, visit this part of our website – getting here


A taxi from the centre of Edinburgh will cost you approx £30.

Yes, we have a coffee shop situated in our Visitor Centre, overlooking Roslin Glen. The coffee shop is run by our catering partners, Saltire Hospitality, and as many of the items available as possible are locally sourced. We are delighted to hold the ‘Taste our Best’ recognition from VisitScotland for this. We serve a selection of hot and cold snacks and drinks.
Assistance dogs only are allowed in the Visitor Centre, Chapel and grounds of the Chapel.
Yes, the sequence featuring Rosslyn Chapel was filmed here during September 2005. To find out more, click on this link
Each timeslot includes a talk in English from one of our own Guides. We therefore ask that any other talks from external Guides are given outside
Rosslyn Chapel has a team of very knowledgeable guides who provide information talks in English, rather than guided tours, throughout the day. There is no additional charge for these.
No. Since the beginning of 2008, there has been no photography or video allowed inside the building to prevent inconvenience to other visitors. However, photography and video is allowed around the exterior of the Chapel for personal use.
The only scheduled days the Chapel is closed to visitors are 24th, 25th December and 1st January. Because the Chapel is a working church, there may also be occasions when the Chapel will be closed for short periods without much advanced notice (funerals, weddings etc). We advise that you check the news section of the website for up-to-date closures.
Visits are based on different timeslots throughout the day.

From Monday to Saturday, our first timeslot begins at 9am and lasts for 90 minutes. The last timeslot starts at 3.40 and finishes at 5.10pm

On Sunday, the first timeslot starts at 12noon and the last one starts at 3.20pm.


The Official Rosslyn Chapel Website