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Royal Yacht Britannia

| Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
+44 131 555 5566
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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 ships in the world. Sailing a million miles on a thousand official visits, during 40 years in service, the Royal Yacht played host to glittering state banquets and official receptions, but was also home to the Royal Family and crew of 220 Royal Yachtsmen. Explore Britannia's highly accessible 5 decks with highlights including the elegant Royal Apartments, Crew's Quarters, Engine Room and stunning Royal Deck Tea Room. Highly accessible for wheelchairs and buggies. Open year round .Only 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre (local buses every 10 minutes - 11, 22, 34 and 300 to Ocean Terminal).
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
+44 131 555 5566
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very clean. Well run and easy to navigate Would recommend to any royal fans around the world Great to see how the other half lived.

Thank andyinmorecambe100
Reviewed today

Fascinating unsure to this wonderful vessel, you can see why the Queen was so sad to have this grand lady decommissioned

Thank Glynis T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited with my parents and we all enjoyed the tour. The audio tour was good and the way the tour is structured means it's accessible. It is essentially a nice ship and having been on others it is interesting to see the differences along...More

Thank Rudyard B
Reviewed yesterday

This is a really well constructed 'experience'. It is expensive but you get a pass for a year afterwards....so another reason to return to Edinburgh next year! The shop was similarly expensive but the goods are high quality. The staff were excellent

Thank Jane W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the £15 each to get in. It took us about two and a half hours to walk round and we rushed it. The audio tour was very informative. Very interesting and lovely to be aboard such an iconic vessel. Loads to see and...More

Thank Libby M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We would highly recommend a visit to the royal yacht. The audio guide was very informative and interesting. Easily accessible via public transport from the city centre.

Thank Featherstone2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been wanting to do this for along, and the wait was worthwhile, really enjoyed this step back in time, the tour is really good, if you are interested in the Royal Family or are inclined towards Naval history, the this for you, don’t let the...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Truly amazing stepping into the royal footsteps. Very helpful staff ready to answer any questions. Given a handset with full story.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were so glad we did not miss this tour. We got there as the gates were closing and they were so kind to open it for us. The free audio was very informative. Took the Hop on there.

1  Thank nittany4u2
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best place to visit is Royal Yacht Britannia To join the royal life and simulate the history and know more about the British empire .

Thank Mohamed A
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5 November 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your question. We are delighted that you plan to visit. We usually recommend an hour and a half for the tour itself, although it is completely self-led so you can take as much or as little time as you... More
29 October 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Hello Thank you very much for your question. We are delighted to say that our stunning Christmas decorations will be going up on the morning of the 1st of December. During the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd we will also have... More