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Explore The Royal Yacht Britannia, a unique floating palace. Peek into the Royal Family’s lifestyle aboard this superb piece of engineering. See how the Royal Family traveled during their official visits and learn about Britannia's interesting past from your multilingual audio guide.

For more than 44 years, the Royal Yacht Britannia served Britain's Royal Family. This is a lavish residence that hosted state visits and official receptions and welcomed some of the world's most influential people, including Sir Winston Churchill, Rajiv Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela. The ship also served as the setting for royal honeymoons and family holidays. After 986 state visits, the ship was decommissioned in 1997.

Your audio guide informs you about the marvels displayed on each of the 5 decks. Each corner has a rich story to tell, from the powerful engine rooms to the elegant and calm State Apartments where you can admire pieces from The Royal Collection. This self-guided visit allows you to enjoy this floating royal residence at your own pace

Explore The Royal Yacht Britannia, a unique floating palace. Peek into the Royal Family’s lifestyle aboard this superb piece of engineering. See how the Royal Family traveled during their official visits and learn about Britannia's interesting past from your multilingual audio guide.

For more than 44 years, the Royal Yacht Britannia served Britain's Royal Family. This is a lavish residence that hosted state visits and official receptions and welcomed some of the world's most influential people, including Sir Winston Churchill, Rajiv Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela. The ship also served as the setting for royal honeymoons and family holidays. After 986 state visits, the ship was decommissioned in 1997.

Your audio guide informs you about the marvels displayed on each of the 5 decks. Each corner has a rich story to tell, from the powerful engine rooms to the elegant and calm State Apartments where you can admire pieces from The Royal Collection. This self-guided visit allows you to enjoy this floating royal residence at your own pace

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$18.97

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The Royal Yacht Britannia

Activity/Location

Britannia Visitor Centre

Ocean Terminal Leith

Edinburgh EH6 6JJ

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Britannia Visitor Centre

    Ocean Terminal Leith

    Edinburgh EH6 6JJ


Highlights

  • Considered a floating palace & special royal residency

  • Royal Family behind-the-scenes life aboard the Britannia

  • 1,000,000 nautical miles traveled & thousands of anecdotes

  • The State Apartments reflect the Queen’s design style

  • The last Royal yacht to serve the British monarchy


Inclusions

  • Admission to The Royal Yacht Britannia

  • Headset for tour commentary available in English, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin, South Korean, and Thai

  • British Sign Language tablet and Braille script for deaf and blind visitors


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Please note that The Royal Deck Tea Room will be closed for essential maintenance between Monday 18th and Friday 22nd January.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Britannia Visitor Centre, Ocean Terminal Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ, United Kingdom