Royal Yacht Britannia

Royal Yacht Britannia
Second floor, Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ
  • Box office 0131 555 5566
  • General enquiries 0131 555 8800
  • Opening times Apr–Sept daily 9.30am–4.30pm; Oct daily 9.30am–4pm; Nov–Mar daily 10am–3.30pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed 25 Dec. & 1 Jan.
  • Admission £14 (£12.50; under 18s £8.50; under 5s free; family £340
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Royal Yacht Britannia

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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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

I bet it's been a while since you looked for a selection of hidden toy corgis aboard a boat, so refresh your memory and indulge in the old pastime. There's a prize of a box of Britannia fudge to play for, after all.

Thu 27 Oct

£15 (Seniors £13.50; Children £8.50; under 5s free) / 0131 555 5566

Fri 28 Oct

£15 (Seniors £13.50; Children £8.50; under 5s free) / 0131 555 5566

Sat 29 Oct

£15 (Seniors £13.50; Children £8.50; under 5s free) / 0131 555 5566

…and 29 more dates until 1 Jan 2017

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Spend a fun family day out searching for the elusive Yottie Bears.

Mon 31 Oct

£15 (£13.50; Children £8.50; Family £43.50; under 5s free) / 0131 555 5566

Tue 1 Nov

£15 (£13.50; Children £8.50; Family £43.50; under 5s free) / 0131 555 5566

Wed 2 Nov

£15 (£13.50; Children £8.50; Family £43.50; under 5s free) / 0131 555 5566

…and 32 more dates until 4 Dec

Reviews & features

Edinburgh's Royal Yacht Britannia gives visitors a flavour of life at sea

16 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…

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