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Royal Yacht Britannia

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Step aboard The Queen's former floating palace and experience this iconic 5 star attraction for yourself. Rated Scotland's Best Attraction for 12 years running and in TripAdvisor's UK Top 10 for the last 5 years, Britannia is one of the most famous...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Ocean Drive | Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

The Royal Yacht Britannia is the 'must see' in Edinburgh. The tour is comprehensive and includes loads of interesting information. The ship is beautiful and maintained to the highest standard - certainly fit for a Queen!! I have visited several times, and I never tire...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cathyalexander2018
Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely and historically lively attraction. Plenty of nostalgia for the days of luxury and royalty. Not just an imposing sight, dominating the Leith landscape but also close to the gentrified areas around the docks and, of course, Ocean terminal for shopping and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I planned a weeks holiday around visiting the royal yacht and Edinburgh Castle among other places and this was by far my favourite! It was really easy to find with a sat nav but the roads are quite busy and I think as you come...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MiaVirgo
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are thrilled to learn that Britannia was your favourite attraction and that you found the tour with our complimentary audio guide to be so informative. Our team of chefs will be delighted that you enjoyed the Cullen Skink soup, as they work hard in...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a very worthwhile tour. Highly recommended. Cost around £12/£13 but you can return free of charge within a year from initial visitMore

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Capecoral2018
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are glad that you had such a good experience aboard Britannia and enjoyed exploring all five decks. As you mention, after your initial visit to Britannia you can apply for an Annual Pass, allowing each visitor to return free of charge, for up to...More

Reviewed yesterday

Visited when in Scotland for Hogmanay 2018. Well worth a visit nice to see how the queens family spent their holidays

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janette O
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting Britannia and for your kind review. We are pleased that you found the tour to be so worthwhile.

Reviewed yesterday

Great place to see I have been a number of times and still love going there again and again. It has something for everyone if you are on your own or a family everyone will find something they enjoy there.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RogerAllan
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

It is wonderful to learn that you have enjoyed so many visits to Britannia. We do hope that you will apply for an Annual Pass, as this allows each visitor to return to Britannia free of charge, for a year. As you mention, Britannia is...More

Reviewed yesterday

Return Yearly Visit. January seems to be a good time to visit,almost have the place to ourselves,no crowds.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank john s
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are glad to learn that you enjoyed your time aboard Britannia, touring the five decks! We hope that you will apply for an Annual Pass, included in the cost of your admission, as this allows each visitor to return, free of charge for up...More

Reviewed yesterday

I loved the fact that it was not as extravagant as I was expecting.Everybody enjoyed the way the yacht "rooms" were presented, so down to earth.More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VicenCarrio
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

Many thanks for visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia, and for your review. As you mention, the décor aboard Britannia is simple and elegant, as chosen by HM The Queen and HRH Prince Philip. The understated furnishing was intended to create the feeling of a comfortable...More

Reviewed yesterday

I was told by several locals that this would be worth the time and effort to get there. We were not disappointed. We took an Uber. Easy enough. What fantastic history and information! We are only slightly obsessed with the royal family and this was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 566alanaf
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

It is great to learn that you found the tour of Britannia to be so enjoyable and such good value for money. As you mention, for fans of Netflix series ‘The Crown’, being able to visit the real Royal Yacht is an extra special experience....More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hadn't planned to visit but ended up being impressed. We thought you would be able to see Brittania in the dock whilst walking by but turns out you have to go into shopping centre to see her. Opted to pay and view her in all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank The_Pipster2608
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are delighted to learn that your visit to Britannia proved to be so impressive and that you found the tour with our complimentary audio guide enjoyable. As you mention, our Visitor Centre is located on the second floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. This...More

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Wilkidav
10 November 2018|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. There is indeed free car parking available at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, where our Visitor Centre is located. We recommend parking in the Blue multi-storey car park on Level E, as this is... More
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JohnN3662
7 October 2018|
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Thank you for your question. We do indeed offer a discounted ticket for Senior Citizens (60+) which is £14. This can be purchased online via our website, or from our Visitor Centre upon your arrival. We never sell out of... More
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Bruce K
24 August 2018|
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Thank you for your question. The Royal Yacht Britannia is indeed accessible via the hop-on, hop-off Majestic Bus Tour. Britannia is stop number 7 on this bus tour, which also includes the Royal Botanic Gardens and Palace... More
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