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February 15 2021

Lights, camera, action! Chapel’s Junior Tour Guides take to screen to beat pandemic

15 February 2021

Rosslyn Chapel’s Junior Tour Guides are taking to the screen to overcome the difficulties imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Normally the Guides, comprising the Primary 7 class of Roslin Primary School, would host weekly visits from other schools at the Midlothian site but, because of all the current restrictions, have taken their tours online and…

December 16 2020

Christmas concert with a difference

16 December 2020

Rosslyn Chapel will be hosting a special Christmas concert this year which you can enjoy without leaving home. Steve King, Director of Music at Heriot-Watt University, explained: ‘As in all things, this year is different! We are delighted to announce that #OneWatt Voices are back and whilst they may not be able to come together…

December 16 2020

Christmas at the Chapel

16 December 2020

This Christmas is going to be different to normal. Closed for visitors Midlothian moves to level 4 on 26th December and so the Chapel and visitor centre will be closed to visitors until restrictions ease. Please keep checking our website or social media for updates. You can enjoy some wonderful Christmas music from Heriot Watt…

December 9 2020

Award served up for Chapel’s coffee shop

9 December 2020

Rosslyn Chapel’s coffee shop has ended the year on a positive note by being named ‘Best Eatery in a Visitor Attraction’ in the 2020 Mid & East Lothian Food & Drink Awards. The Awards were presented by Midlothian & East Lothian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with headline sponsors East Lothian Food and Drink and…

Rosslyn Chapel Interior by Candelight
October 12 2020

Enjoy Rosslyn Chapel by Candlelight this autumn and winter

12 October 2020

A programme of weekly candlelit visits starts this week at Rosslyn Chapel, in Midlothian. Numbers at the evening visits will be reduced to just 24 people per evening to allow enough space for physical distancing. The Chapel by Candlelight evenings will start on Friday 16th October, from 7 to 9pm, and continue every Friday evening….

Opening the Doors once again
July 16 2020

‘Unique experience’ as Chapel opens again

16 July 2020

Visitors can enjoy a unique experience now that Rosslyn Chapel has reopened to visitors. As part of the new safety measures introduced, visitor numbers will be greatly restricted, with a maximum of 150 people per day initially able to visit. The medieval Chapel, in Midlothian, closed to visitors on 18 March due to the coronavirus…

March 12 2020

Coronavirus in Scotland – updates

12 March 2020

COVID-19 In view of all the latest advice about non-essential travel and restricting social contact, we have taken the decision to close Rosslyn Chapel, grounds and visitor centre to visitors from 5pm on Wednesday 18th March. Bookings for Collegehill House and Rosslyn Castle are also suspended.  We will either cancel or postpone events and will…

March 3 2020

Chapel to host Young People’s Awards

3 March 2020

Midlothian’s Young People Awards have been launched at Rosslyn Chapel, where the awards ceremony will take place in September. Now in their third year, the Midlothian’s Young People Awards (MYPA) 2020 are now open for nominations in five categories.  The awards are organised by Midlothian Council in conjunction with the Lord-Lieutenant of Midlothian and supported…

February 27 2020

William raises Chapel profile – in Japan!

27 February 2020

Rosslyn Chapel already attracts visitors for many reasons but now it is hoped that there will be an increase in Japanese cat lovers after William, the Chapel Cat, has featured in Japan’s most popular cat magazine. The February edition of the magazine, ‘Neko Biyori’, which translates as ‘a nice day for cats’, includes an article…

January 9 2020

Small screen and big screen help boost numbers in 2019

9 January 2020

A new TV travel programme, a visit from a Hollywood star and opening to visitors on Hogmanay for the first time are all being credited for a rise in visitor numbers to Rosslyn Chapel in 2019. In the calendar year, the Chapel welcomed just under 181,500 paying visitors, reflecting an increase of more than 3,750 on…

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