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Roslin is an ancient village in Midlothian in Scotland situated east of the Pentland Hills on the bank of the river North Esk between Penicuik and Lasswade, 6 miles south of Edinburgh. Roslin was created a burgh in 1456 and grew with mining as its main industry until the 1960’s. The tranquil village is well-known most recently for cloning ‘Dolly the Sheep’ in the Roslin Institute in 1997 and for the architecturally interesting late-gothic Rosslyn Chapel with beautifully detailed carved stonework which includes the unique knotted Prentice Pillar at the south-east end of the Lady Chapel. Built in 1447 Rosslyn Chapel, a cruciform collegiate church of St Michael, is surrounded in mystery with associations with the Knights Templar and the Holy Grail legend and features in the best-selling fiction novel, The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. A little further south of the chapel stands the partial ruins of the 14th century Roslin Castle built on a rocky promontory jutting into the river. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and historic attractions the picturesque village is a popular tourist destination ideally located to explore Edinburgh and the Lothians, there are B&B’s and self-catering accommodation, shops and amenities and places to eat out. Roslin Glen Country Park lies to the south of the chapel and castle and the Rosslyn Tours offer guided tours of the area and attractions.

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Rosslyn Chapel

Camping

Slatebarns Caravan Club Site

Dentist

Roslin Dental Practice

Doctor

Doctors Surgery
Roslin Medical Practice

Inn

The Original Roslin Inn

Pub and Bar

Bilston Inn
Royal Bar

School

Roslin Primary School

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Roslin Glen Hotel (0.37 miles)

Roslin Glen Hotel

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The roslin glen hotel is situated in the beautiful historic village of roslin.only a 2 min walk from the famous rosslyn chapel, the hotel was established in 1868.our staff and ... More

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The Original Roslin Inn (0.39 miles)

The Original Roslin Inn
The Hotel has six comfortable bedrooms, elegantly decorated in keeping with the traditional look of the establishment. Amongst its facilities the hotel boasts four bars, a large function hall, intimate restaurant, private garden and ... More | visit website
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Old Stables Bed and Breakfast (2.58 miles)

Old Stables Bed and Breakfast
The Old Stables is a stone built house which has a blend of modern contemporary living within a traditional environment. There are 2 golf ranges 3 minutes away and a riding school 4 minutes away. We ... More | visit website
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Mount Ceres Guest House (2.60 miles)

Mount Ceres Guest House
Mount Ceres is a Victorian former manse and set in its own grounds of beautiful gardens. The accommodation is 7 miles south of Edinburgh city centre but just 1 mile from the city by-pass and ... More | visit website
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Craigiebield House Hotel (3.15 miles)

Craigiebield House Hotel

Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens that give way to panoramic views of the rolling Pentland Hills is the Craigiebield House Hotel. The hotel was originally built in 1824 and so character and charm abound, although ... More | visit website

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Northfield House Hotel (3.28 miles)

Northfield House Hotel

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Located in the south of Edinburgh, this hotel with a beer garden and free, secure parking is just 5 minutes from the city bypass and ... More

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Melville Castle Hotel (3.32 miles)

Melville Castle Hotel
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Melville Castle has been restored and refurbished to provide a luxury 4 star Hotel only 6 miles from Edinburgh city. The castle is set in a ... More
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Dalhousie Castle and Spa (3.44 miles)

Dalhousie Castle and Spa

A fascinating 13th century fortress set within acres of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the River Esk. From the moment you arrive at Dalhousie Castle, a warm Scottish welcome awaits. Whether relaxing in ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Edinburgh Dreghorn (3.66 miles)

Travelodge Edinburgh Dreghorn

Located on the A720 City Bypass, the Travelodge at Edinburgh South provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Spacious en-suite rooms, free satellite TV in every room, tea and ... More | visit website

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Brae Lodge Guest House (3.89 miles)

Brae Lodge Guest House

Situated in the green belt area of Liberton just 10 minutes by local transport to the centre of Edinburgh. The property is located on three bus routes into the city ensuring easy, stress free travelling ... More | visit website

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