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The Royal Yacht Britannia

Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction

Step aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, Her Majesty The Queen’s former floating palace for over 40 years. Berthed at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh, follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover the heart and soul of this most special of Royal residences.

Explore Britannia’s five decks with the complimentary audio handset tour, available in 30 languages.

The Britannia Experience

Discover what life was like on board Her Majesty The Queen's floating Royal residence. You can follow in the footsteps of world leaders such as Sir Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Rajiv Gandhi. Tour highlights include the State Apartments and Royal Bedrooms, a sample of life below decks, the gleaming Engine Room and you can even sample some home-made fudge in the NAAFI sweet shop.

Royal Deck Tea Room

Enjoy delicious, and freshly prepared, home-made food, stunning views and a warm welcome at the Royal Deck Tea Room. Previously where the Royal Family enjoyed drinks receptions, sumptuous buffets, or played deck games. Now you can treat yourself with specialty teas, coffees and lunch in spectacular surroundings.

Gift Shop

Britannia's fabulous Gift Shop has a great range of exclusive souvenir gifts, Royal gifts, china, toys, food and nautical items. Hand-picked by our team of experts, you'll find some of the bestsellers online, with the full range available in the Gift Shop on the 2nd floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre.

What's On



Please note: Closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day.  Last Admission on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3:00pm

  • July - August 2021 9.30am-4pm (last admission)
    September - October 2021 10am-3.30pm (last admission)
    November - December 2021* 10am - 3pm (last admission)

    *Closed on 25th December and 1st January. Last admission on 24th December is 2.3

  • Visit The Royal Yacht Britannia Website

  • Tel: 0131 555 5566

  • LOCATED: 2nd Floor
The Royal Yacht Britannia