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Soutra Aisle

Door open days

14 September 2019 (1100 to 1600 hrs)


The Aisle marks the largest and best endowed hospital in medieval Scotland and has been the focus of a unique archaeo-medical investigation since 1986. At 1200 ft. altitude this was the highest monastery in the British Isles – with magnificent views... so dress warmly!


Key Information

Building Date: 1686

On Doors Open Day the unlocked crypt can be explored.

Guided tours by Director of Unique Archaeo-medical Investigations.  No pre-booking necessary.

Parking available nearby; disabled access from car park gate.


Where to find us

  • 8 miles South of Dalkeith
  • Off A68/A7 on B6368
  • EH37 5TF is nearest postcode: site has tourist sign
  • EH37 5TF