This unique medieval chapel, founded by Sir William St. Clair in 1446, is situated 6 miles south of Edinburgh in the village of Roslin. Its architecture, history and religion together with the aura of mystery and legend that surrounds it, attracts visitors from around the world. The Chapel also featured in Dan Brown’s novel and subsequent blockbuster ‘The Da Vinci Code’. While Rosslyn Chapel is known for its history and architecture, the village of Roslin is even more famous for its cutting edge biological science. The Roslin institute is where Dolly the Sheep was born in 1996 marking a breakthrough in the science of cloning creating further attention for this small Midlothian village.
April-Sept. 9.30-6,Oct-March 9.30-5, Sundays 12-4.45pm