Travel Blogs from Roslin, United Kingdom

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The Rose Chapel, Roslin, United Kingdom travel blog

The Rose Chapel

A travel blog entry by zento

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... noble family descended from Norman knights. The Sinclairs (or St. Clairs) had built their castle in the vicinity of Roslin and subsequently built Rosslyn Chapel in the 15th Century as a collegiate chapel, intended to spread intellectual and spiritual ...

Castle for Rent, Rosslyn, United Kingdom travel blog

Castle for Rent

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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When HVM visited Rosslyn [ISS 3.1] the castle was up for rent and it still is. These days you can rent it for a holiday from the Landmark Trust (http://bookings.landmarktrust.org.uk/BuildingDetails/Overview/242/Rosslyn_Castle). I'm thinking I ...

Rock Munching Trees and Limbo Dogs, Rosslyn, United Kingdom travel blog

Rock Munching Trees and Limbo Dogs

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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Finally there are two bizarre things to recount that happened during our visit to Rosslyn. The first was rather brilliant -  a tree that has literally grabbed a bit of the wall it's growing next to. And the second - not so brilliant, was Sammy ...

Baked Alaska, Rosslyn, United Kingdom travel blog

Baked Alaska

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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The exterior of Roslin?/Rosslyn?/Roslyn? Chapel is dull but the interior is like an intricately decorated wedding cake that has been turned inside out. Of course most wedding cakes aren't usually decorated with images of fallen angels and the Dance ...

Roslyn Chapel, Rosyln, United Kingdom travel blog

Roslyn Chapel

A travel blog entry by manofmayo

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... is not as intricately carved call the Master Stone Mason's Pillar. In 1996, in an effort to restore the chapel, the Roslin Chapel Trust erected a superstructure above the chapel to help dry out the roof and ceiling. This superstructure allows visitors a ...

Roslin - The Last Day of Spring, Roslin, United Kingdom travel blog

Roslin - The Last Day of Spring

A travel blog entry by benbrydie

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... could be real Where magic surely dwells Along the over grown path Beside a rivers bend I saw the ruined castle place Upon sweet Roslin Glen I cannot really say How it made me feel inside For the beauty of sweet Roslin Leaves me speechless if I tried A ...

Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, United Kingdom travel blog

Rosslyn Chapel

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy

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 Rosslyn Chapel is spellbinding, inside and out! It has a wonderful rich history and is the gem of the countryside. We spent an afternoon wandering inside and walking around outside to see the awesome spires, window arches, and especially the ...

Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, United Kingdom travel blog

Rosslyn Chapel

A travel blog entry by austin451

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Une chapelle tout en sculptures, Rosslyn, United Kingdom travel blog

Une chapelle tout en sculptures

A travel blog entry by frenchseahorse

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Le dernier jour de notre visite est arrivé et nous avons gardé pour la fin la Chapelle de Rosslyn, à 45 minutes en bus d'Edimbourg. Une merveille architecturale par son intérieur entièrement sculpté dans la pierre, cette chapelle riche d'histoire ...

Who's the King of the Castle ?, Roslin, United Kingdom travel blog

Who's the King of the Castle ?

A travel blog entry by doug_walker_246

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... in the hall would move when you walked past ... reading the visitor book suggested she was not alone with that thought! Day 8 (Monday) - Roslin: History has it that there is a hidden tunnel between the Castle and Rosslyn Chapel just up the hill - must be ...

Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, United Kingdom travel blog

Rosslyn Chapel

A travel blog entry by steph_444

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Just got back to Edinburgh from checking out Rosslyn Chapel (Why is it spelled differently from the town I'm not sure). Here's the quick link to the website for the Chapel if you want to check it out. www.rosslynchapel.org.uk I got quite an early ...

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