Royal Yacht Britannia
- Box office 0131 555 5566
- General enquiries 0131 555 8800
- Opening times Apr–Jun & Oct daily 9.30am–4pm; Jul–Sep daily 9.30am–4.30pm; Nov–Mar daily 10am–3.30pm.
- Admission £12 (£10.50; under 18s £7.50; under 5s free; family £35).
- Website www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk
Docked in Leith, the yacht proudly served the Royal Family as its only floating residence for 44 years, travelling on nearly 1000 voyages. Now open to the public, the ship offers self-guided audio tours and the Royal Deck Tea Room. If you have even a passing interest in the Royal Family or naval history, Britannia will entertain.
Experience Scotland's best visitor attraction. The Royal Yacht Britannia proudly served the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over one million miles around the world.
Now berthed in Edinburgh, you can follow in the footsteps of royalty and world leaders with a fascinating audio tour of her magnificent five decks, available in 22 languages. From the Royal Apartments to the Crew’s Quarters and Engine Room, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Treat yourself in the Royal Deck Tea Room with delicious menus made on board in the Royal Galley, stunning waterfront views and waiter service that will make you feel like royalty. Complete your tour with a browse round the fabulous gift shop in Ocean Terminal.
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Reviews & features
Edinburgh's Royal Yacht Britannia gives visitors a flavour of life at sea16 Feb 2011
After 44 years in service, the royal yacht can be visited in Leith Docks
Britannia is the one place I can truly relax,’ said the Queen of the floating home that took her and the rest of the royal family across the world’s oceans, from the North Atlantic to Antarctica, during 44 years in service. Since retiring from active…