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Royal Yacht Britannia

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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The Royal Yacht Britannia
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Ocean Drive | Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Lovely to see and walk inside the Queen Elizabeth home while in sea. Now I understand why the Queen cry, it's home not extravagant, decor are simple not garish. The Queen really had a good taste. It's lovely to see the furnitures, were they play...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Antoniaxxx
Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful price of history really interesting to see how the other half live. Very informative your and extremely friendly and welcoming staff. Well worth doing this tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trea86
Reviewed yesterday

We visited early in the morning - there just after opening at 10. At this time we did not have to queue. By the time we came out in the early afternoon the queues were backed up! So if possible I would recommend getting there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marie L
Reviewed yesterday

It is easy to see how Britannia totally won over anybody lucky enough to be invited aboard. The work she did promoting Britain was worth every penny ever spent on her. To eat aboard as a visitor is a true experience, yes it is a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elgrand1997
Reviewed yesterday

I had been looking forward to this visit for quite sometime and I must say I wasn't disappointed. As an engineer I made my way straight down below to the machinery spaces and was amazed at how clean everything was kept, and not just because...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Almiro1956
Reviewed yesterday

We very much enjoyed our visit on the Britannia. The experience was interesting and insightful. The audio tour has been devised very professionally. Well worth a visit,

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MorairaChas1
Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat is really beautiful, the visit is well organized and the decor takes us back a few decades! Really enjoyed it. And the lady at the entrance was very nice! I recommend it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mélinda B
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a lovely boat or ship worth the visit as it was my wife who wanted to see it but i enjoyed it as well.Nice tea room on board as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shilt1959
Reviewed 2 days ago

But in my view there are other things to see before the Britannia. It just feels like you're on a conveyor belt of people. It looks like everything is very "worn" - yes, I know it is old but it could do with brightening up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bermuda1064
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to visit the Britannia as my father served on the yacht during his years in the navy the yacht was beautiful but to complete our visit we had afternoon tea on the yacht. The food was delicious . There was quite a large...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kate P
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It is wonderful to learn that you have such a lovely connection to Britannia, and that you enjoyed touring the Yacht. A visit to our Royal Deck Tea Room is indeed an excellent way to complete your tour, and as you mention, our Cream Tea...More

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Wilkidav
November 9, 2018|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. There is indeed free car parking available at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, where our Visitor Centre is located. We recommend parking in the Blue multi-storey car park on Level E, as this is... More
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JohnN3662
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We do indeed offer a discounted ticket for Senior Citizens (60+) which is £14. This can be purchased online via our website, or from our Visitor Centre upon your arrival. We never sell out of... More
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Bruce K
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Royal Yacht Britannia is indeed accessible via the hop-on, hop-off Majestic Bus Tour. Britannia is stop number 7 on this bus tour, which also includes the Royal Botanic Gardens and Palace... More
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