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Rosslyn Chapel

1 Chapel Loan | Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT, Scotland
+44 131 440 2159
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Rosslyn Chapel, dating back to 1446, is just seven miles from Edinburgh city centre and is open to visitors all year. The Chapel's setting and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have attracted and intrigued visitors for generations. A starring role in The Da Vinci Code propelled it into the international spotlight. There are countless theories, myths and legends associated with the Chapel and our tour guides will be able to tell you more about these, and the building's history, when you visit. Please note that photography inside the Chapel is not allowed but there are no restrictions on outside photography. New visitor centre with touch-screen technology, letting you see the carvings close up; gift shop and good coffee shop. Full details of how to get here and what to see and do is on our website.
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1 Chapel Loan | Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Roslin EH25 9PT, Scotland
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to the chapel, though it had nothing to do with the nonsense Dan Brown wrote, but because of the masonic and even Templar history. There are many interesting carvings in the chapel that have significance if you know what you...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Family trip to Roselyn chapel was an incredible experience, all staff were lovely, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and helpful. The chapel was beyond words, we were in awe of its historic significance. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank 63happyfeet2000
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You can feel the history seeping through the stones ,,, it is a monument to craftsmanship and architecture. The story behind the apprentice pillar is enthralling ,,, This beautiful attraction is on my doorstep and I only went to show the grandkids, but I ended...More

Thank berniegillespie
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Really interesting and very well worth a visit. Lots to see and loads of interactive things for children and adults in Visitor Centre. You can go in there for free and there is a cafe too. You only pay if you want to go through...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

very interesting visit, although it is well known through the Da Vinci Code book the visit to the place is well worth it without the references in the novel

Thank George W
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit,about 40 mins from Edinburgh on the no.37 bus (best to buy an all day ticket for £4 as a single to Rosslyn is £3.70)the chapel is small the carvings are amazing and it is worthy the visit.The only drawback was it...More

Thank charlie h
Reviewed 22 August 2016

In researching prior to our visit, I found that we would be near the Rosslyn Chapel of DiVinci Code fame. It was only a short bus ride away from our B&B on Dalkaith Rd. We hopped on bus 83 and headed there after checking in....More

Thank maryloujoe
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This chapel quite a pretty little building with a long interesting history. We went here on a rainy afternoon so the crowds were a little light on which added to the ease of moving around the chapel. The stained glass is of note and on...More

Thank paulie642015
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Billed as a tourist-attraction, far and wide, but then full of pious notices inside that it is a 'working chapel', so please no photography etc. If it's a working chapel, I shouldn't need to pay £9 to enter for some personal reflection time, should I?

Thank boardinginfive
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Building being small having a guide give a standing 'lecture' for 15 minute is a god idea. Then details ( and there are a lot) can be discovered by roaming around.

Thank beuleu
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if you take Lothian service 37, marked 'for Roslin', that will bring you to the village and just a few minutes' walk from the Chapel. You can get a 37 from the city centre and the journey will take 45mins approx. Full travel... More
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Rosslyn chapel is about 5 miles south of Edinburgh, and you can take a Lothian bus (deep red tops) number 37 or 40 to get there. The A701 starts at the east end of Princes Street at North Bridge (on top of Waverley station... More
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