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“On board the royal ship” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Yacht Britannia

Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Terminal | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
+44 (0)131 555 5566
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Ranked #3 of 197 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Ships
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 'Scotland’s best visitor attraction' (VisitScotland). Experience what life was like on board The Royal Yacht Britannia with a fascinating audio tour of five decks. Discover this floating palace that served the British Royal Family for over forty years. Highlights of the tour include the elegant State Apartments, the Crew’s Quarters, the Engine Room and the stunning Royal Deck Tea Room. Complimentary audio guide in 22 languages. Open year round with free parking at Ocean Terminal. Only 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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“On board the royal ship”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Well worth the visit. Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice tea room on board the ship and was a perfect day.

Visited February 2013
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Shelley R, Marketing Executive at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
It really means a lot that you say Britannia was the perfect day out – thank you. Fantastic to hear that the Tea Room was such a highlight for you too – it really is a treat with the waiter service, food made fresh in the galley and views across the Forth. Many thanks for your five-star review.
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“First Class Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Fantastic value for money experience. The staff were very friendly and informative. The yacht was amazing I felt I was back in the 60's you could just image and picture the royals sitting in the chinz lounge and taking dinner in the fabulous dining room. A glass of bubbly and sandwich in the tea room brought me back to 2000's served by smart friendly staff. Would highly recommend this attraction if you visit Edinburgh.

Visited March 2013
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Shelley R, Marketing Executive at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
Fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed the whole Britannia experience. It sounds like you visited in true style with a glass of Champagne in the Royal Deck Tea Room. The team will love reading your comments too, as they are passionate about ensuring a world class experience for our visitors. Many thanks for your recommendation.
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“Great Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I really enjoyed going around the Royal Yacht Britannia, lots of information through the different sections, tasty fudge which is made on board and it is excellent value for money

Visited March 2013
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Shelley R, Marketing Executive at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
It really means a lot to us that you should describe your visit to Britannia as being excellent value for money. The fudge from the NAAFI is a favourite among the team here too – it is delicious and all made on board in the Galley. We do hope you will apply for your free Annual Pass which enables you to visit as many times as you like over the next 12 months (with 15% off in the Tea Room and Gift Shop). Many thanks for visiting and posting your kind review.
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“I never actually expected to set foot abourd”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

It was far more perfect than I had expected. I ad seen it before and looked at it from a dock when Charles and Diana had it in Canada. It was like taking a stroll through history. Fascinating. I am so glad they decided to keep it afloat and give public access!!

Visited March 2013
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Shelley R, Marketing Executive at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
It sounds like your visit was truly special - we are delighted to hear that you had such a fantastic day on board after seeing Britannia from afar when she was in Canada. Many thanks for your five-star review.
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“Great way to see how the Queen lives”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The 400 ft. yacht was fun to tour. One can see most of the rooms on the yacht, including the Queens bedroom, the State Dinning room and the bridge.

Visited March 2013
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Shelley R, Marketing Executive at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
Fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to Britannia. Many thanks for visiting and supporting the work of our charitable trust.
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