The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia

About The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia Ocean Drive, Leith EH6 6JJ
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Rated Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for 12 years by national tourism agency VisitScotland, Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing one million miles around the world. Berthed in Edinburgh's historic Port of Leith, Britannia is now a five-star visitor attraction, as well as an exclusive evening events venue.

Step aboard and follow in the footsteps of royalty to see where Prince Charles and Princess Diana honeymooned and Liz Taylor, Frank Sinatra and presidents Reagan, Mandela and Gorbachev were wined and dined.

There are five main decks to explore with a fascinating audio guide included in the ticket price, as well as a version for children. We also provide British Sign Language tablets, Braille script and each deck is fully accessible for buggies and wheelchairs. Take in stunning waterfront views from The Royal Deck Tea Room where delicious home-made cakes, soups and sandwiches are served. Experience one of TripAdvisor’s Top 5 UK attractions for yourself and enjoy a fantastic day out aboard The Queen’s former floating palace.

2019 Opening Times

January – March
First Admission 10am / Last Admission 3:30pm

April – October
First Admission 9.30am / Last Admission 4.30pm

November – December
First Admission 10am / Last Admission 3.30pm

Closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day.
Last Admission on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3pm.


Upcoming Events at The Royal Yacht Britannia

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

29th May 2019 - 31st December 2019
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
Summer Aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

Summer Aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

2nd July 2019 - 31st August 2019
Discover what life was like on board for both the Royal Family as well as the 220 Royal Yachtsmen as you tour The Royal Yacht Britannia this summer, it's a perfect family day out!
A Royal Experience:  Celebrating 21 Years in Edinburgh

A Royal Experience: Celebrating 21 Years in Edinburgh

19th October 2019
It's 21 years since The Royal Yacht Britannia came to Edinburgh. Help us celebrate at a very special evening on Saturday 19th October 2019!

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