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Royal Yacht Britannia

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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 yesterday

A fascinating display of history and Royal life on board the Britannia. Probably the best exhibition I've been too. Very well laid out, interesting commentary as you walk round. Lots to see. Well worth the visit. Beautiful tea room on board with a good selection...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this famous yacht and - although not cheap - was well worth paying for such lovely experience.

Thank EddieDell
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed our visit to the Royal Yacht and I loved the audio tour that provided all the detail. It was really well organised and very informative.

Thank Kelly K
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are pleased that you had such an enjoyable visit to Britannia and that you found our complimentary audio guide to be so informative. Many thanks for visiting and for your kind review.

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was impressed with the detail and it made you feel as though you would like to sail away to enjoy the style even though outdated.More

Thank jenny l
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It is great to learn that you were so impressed with Britannia. The majority of furniture on board is original and kindly on loan from the Royal Collection, so you truly do get to experience the Yacht as it would have been during its Royal...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had free time on Saturday morning & decided to visit Britannia. It was lovely to look around this magnificent vessel. Parking was free of charge & very close to the entrance.More

Thank robdorWestMidlands
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for visiting Britannia and for your kind review. We are glad to learn that you had such an amazing time touring the Royal Yacht. As you mention, free car parking is available at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, where our Visitor Centre is located...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I found myself with a drizzly afternoon to occupy in Edinburgh having overdosed on the art galleries the day before. "How about the Royal Yacht?" thought I. Good call, young man. It was a cracking visit. It is so well conserved and presented, that the...More

Thank James C
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia. It is wonderful to learn that you found the tour of Britannia’s five decks to be so interesting and that you enjoyed our complimentary audio guide. As you mention, during the tour you are not only able...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Its always nice to see how the other half lives and this yacht was obviously very special to the Royal Family. The ship is kept in tip-top condition almost like it was there waiting for the Queen and her family to arrive at any time...More

Thank mikeyt53
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It sounds like you had an excellent experience aboard Britannia, exploring all five decks with our complimentary audio guide. Our staff will be pleased to read your kind words as they work incredibly hard to ensure that every visitors experience of Britannia is extra special...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing to be in a place that was used by the royal family as a place to holiday and relax. Real up close views of somewhere that was clearly so special to them and it's so well preserved. Would highly recommendMore

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Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It is lovely to learn that you had such a wonderful experience aboard Britannia. As you mention, it is truly incredible to tour the Yacht and follow in the footsteps of Royalty, world leaders and celebrities. Many thanks for visiting and for recommending Britannia to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the majestic tour bus of the city which went to the Royal Yacht Britannia. Brilliant tour if your interested in royal maritime history. The audio handsets were were good and spoke very clearly. All exhibits in the yacht were fantastic and extremely well...More

Thank tamandkempster
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia. It is great to learn that you found the tour with our complimentary audio guide to be so brilliant. As you mention, Britannia is accessible from Edinburgh city centre via the hop-on, hop-off Majestic Tour Bus, which...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was on of the highlights in visiting Edinburgh. The ship is well maintained. Signage for the tour is complete and well appointed. It was just a delight being able to see how the Royals lived on the shipMore

Thank beaches4me22031
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are thrilled that you found Britannia to be one of the “highlights” of your visit to Edinburgh. Our dedicated Maintenance team will be delighted to read your kind words as they work incredibly hard to ensure that Britannia is preserved for future generations to...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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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
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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