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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 11 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. FREE audio guide in 30 languages and British Sign Language Tablet. Highly accessible for wheelchairs and buggies. Open year round with FREE parking for 1600 cars at Ocean Terminal. Only 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre (local buses every 10 minutes - 11, 22, 34 and 35 to Ocean Terminal).
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea room” (1,488 reviews)
“engine room” (775 reviews)
“shopping centre” (660 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

we went on ship it was so interesting ,getting our tickets before we got in quicker ,the staff on the boat ,were the most helpful kind caring staff we have ever meet ,nothing to much trouble ,we was on honey moon and gave us a...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed today via mobile

Interesting tour,well organised with audio tour included. Enjoyed visit to the tea room. Have to go through shopping mall for entry and exit

1  Thank david b
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing experience. Most areas of the ship are accessible and the audio accompaniment is perfect. We had tea at the Queens tea room and it was wonderful. The scones for fabulous and the red lentil and bacon soup was as well.

Thank Delores C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband, mother and brother all toured the Royal Yacht Britannia today. Highly recommend making the trip to Ocean Terminal to see it. The terminal can be reached via taxi from Princes Street for about £9. The other option is to take one of the...More

Thank LizR1213
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great attraction-like a trip back in time. We enjoyed this attraction a lot. Very interesting details. Use the audio tour.

Thank julieb312
Reviewed yesterday

Visiting Britannia was a wonderfull experience, feeling history and exploring the life style of a special period

Thank ihsanusel
Elliot J, Head of Visitor Experience at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting. We are pleased that you had such a great tour of Britannia’s five decks and it offered an insight into life on board for the Royal Family and the crew. Many thanks for your five-star review.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can under why this is highly recommended on a trip to Edinburgh. The tour is fantastic and the staff are very friendly. We visited the tea room onboard the yacht and the staff were very efficient to serve us and the food was delicious....More

Thank blewis2015
Elliot J, Head of Visitor Experience at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

Many thanks for visiting. It sounds like you had a wonderful time on board and enjoyed the delicious food served in the Royal Deck Tea Room. We hope that you will apply for a complimentary Annual Pass for 12 months free admission. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best Royal places I visited. So simple yet super elegant. The audio tour was so informative and in every language you can imagine. Highly recommend

Thank Riham E
Elliot J, Head of Visitor Experience at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting. It is great to learn that you had such a fantastic tour of Britannia with our complimentary audio guide, available in 30 languages. Many thanks for your review and high recommendation.

Reviewed 2 days ago

I would never put this on my short list unless I was a boating aficionado. It was really not a Yacht fit for a Queen, even then. No wonder she retired it. Sorry. Although they had a tea room, of sorts, which we enjoyed.More

Thank Marietta S
Elliot J, Head of Visitor Experience at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are glad that you enjoyed visiting the Royal Deck Tea Room, but sorry to learn that the Britannia tour was not your ‘cup of tea’. For the information of others, Britannia has been rated as Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for the last 11 years...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was so excited to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia and I was not disappointed. I was travelling alone, and thought I would feel rather uncomfortable, but that was not the case. The host who welcomed our party was charming and welcoming. The tour was...More

Thank Suzanne019
Elliot J, Head of Visitor Experience at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for visiting. We are pleased that you had such a wonderful time on board with cream tea in the Royal Deck Tea Room. Thank you for your five-star review and for describing Britannia as the highlight of your time in Edinburgh.

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Hilary W
21 July 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your question and apologies for the delayed response. Our Audio Guide is included in the price of your ticket and is currently available in 30 different languages as well as a children's... More
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raecarmichael
11 July 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Many thanks for your question. Please note that it is not necessary to pre-book your tickets as these can be purchased upon arrival at our Visitor Centre, located on the second floor of Ocean Terminal. We never sell out of... More
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Pandora5bc
9 June 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your question. The best view of Britannia's exterior can be gained from the viewing terrace situated on Ocean Terminal's second floor. We hope that we will also have the chance to welcome you on board... More
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