[Edinburgh-pm] Edinburgh Ahoy!

Robert Rothenberg robrwo at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 21:22:53 PDT 2011

On 17/04/11 07:33 Aaron Crane wrote:

>> Also, I'd like to abuse your local knowledge. Since I first read about it in
>> the early 80s[1] I've fancied a visit to Rosslyn Chapel and on my many trips
>> to Edinburgh I've never got round to it. I know there are many tourist trips
>> from Edinburgh, but we're a little wary of those and would rather get there
>> on public transport if that's at all possible.
> The number 15 bus goes to Roslin village and stops a couple of
> minutes' walk away from the chapel itself:
> http://www.lothianbuses.com/service-number/15.html
> I don't know what the tourist trips to Rosslyn are like, but if the
> city bus tours are any indication, there's a reasonable chance they're
> OK.  Unless they've all been overrun by people cashing in on Dan
> Brown's popularity, I suppose.

Roslin Chapel is worth seeing, though I'd avoid the tours. Better to read up
on it ahead of time, get a guide book and explore it quietly on your own.
But also take time to explore the park in the vicinity.  The Roslin Hotel
pub is pretty good too.

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