Edinburgh: The Royal Yacht Britannia Ticket

Edinburgh: The Royal Yacht Britannia Ticket

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Follow in the footsteps of royalty as you step aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, the Queen's former floating royal residence. Explore the ship’s 5 decks on the audio guided tour, from the State Apartments to the Crew's Quarters.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, Arabic, Portuguese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Chinese, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Gain fascinating insights into the private and public lives of the British Royal Family
  • Discover what made Britannia, the Queen's floating palace, so special to all who knew her
  • Explore the 5 decks, visiting the Royal Apartments, the State Dining Room, and more
Full description
During her 40 years of service, The Royal Yacht Britannia sailed a million miles on a thousand official visits for the British Royal Family. Book your ticket to tour this top British attraction. Now berthed in Edinburgh’s historic port of Leith, Britannia is a fascinating 5-star visitor attraction. A free handset tour (available in 30 languages) takes visitors round 5 decks at a leisurely pace and provides a rare glimpse into the public and private lives of the British Royal Family. Highlights of the tour include the fabulous State Apartments and Royal Bedrooms, the relaxing Sun Lounge, life below decks in the Sick Bay and Laundry and the gleaming Engine Room. Enjoy stunning waterfront views and waiter service in the Royal Deck Tea Room, with a menu of delicious cakes, scones, soups, and sandwiches made on board in the original Royal Galley. The majority of items on view are original and kindly on loan from the Royal Collection. The route is fully accessible with lifts and ramps throughout.
  • Free audio handset tour of Britannia's 5 decks (available in 30 languages)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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      The Royal Yacht Britannia Visitor Centre, 2nd Floor, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

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      • The tour can be done at your own pace, however, it will take approximately one and a half to two hours, or longer if you wish to visit the Royal Deck Tea Room
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      4.9 / 5

      based on 1809 reviews

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      Well worth seeing. Free car parking in Blue car park, level E was close to boat. We felt very privileged to have such access to all areas.Everything was beautifully presented and it looked as if HM the Queen could walk straight back on board and sail away! Good value but I thought the cafe prices were exhorbitant.

      July 8, 2021

      The whole experience was lovely. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The tea room was lovely and food excellent. Felt safe all the time staff were cleaning down all the time. The one way system worked well and I think only one or two occasions did we find ourselves with others but it was easy to move out of the way.

      July 3, 2021

      Unplanned visit until we saw HMY moored on the way to our hotel. Booked tickets online and was able to visit a couple of days later - perfect! Enjoyed wandering around and reliving the glory days of this vessel. Great photo opportunities and not forgetting tea and scones aboard with the waitress turned photographer extordinaire!! Superb gift shop to review afterwards to pick up some souvenirs of a memorable visit. Covid safe with plenty of precautions in place.

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      June 30, 2021

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