Fascinated with historical sites brimming with intrigue? Look no further! With exquisite stonework and awe-inspiring architecture, Roslyn Chapel is the perfect place for you to go to! Founded in 1446 by Sir William St. Clair, the chapel has a rich history and a strong character built over the passage of time. Book yourself a 90-minute visit to this historical wonder that has attracted and inspired hundreds upon hundreds of artists, authors, and historians alike.

Where can I find Roslyn Chapel?

Seven miles from Edinburgh city centre and close to the Scottish Borders, Roslyn Chapel awaits you in quaint, rural Midlothian! 

As you book in time slots, the chapel is closed for around ten minutes between each time slot for cleaning. This break ensures you can have a safe meander of the chapel while knowing your safety is of the utmost importance to the team. Free maps are available to help guide you around the intricacies of the stonework. Some time slots have a free guided information tour from staff, which you can see when booking your ticket. With so many options for your visit, you can customise your experience to fit your needs and interest. Come and experience history’s marks first-hand!

  • Capacity is limited so, book in advance – must show proof of purchase at the entrance
  • Slots of 90 minutes – do not have to arrive at the beginning of the time slot, but must leave at the end of the time slot
  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Photos of the exterior have no restriction
  • Coffee shop
  • Monday to Saturday opening times from 9 am till 5:10 pm
  • Sunday opening times from 12noon till 3:20 pm
  • Adult ticket (over 17) – £9.50, Child ticket (under 17) – FREE
  • Gift shop

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