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Address: 2nd Floor, Ocean Terminal | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 555 5566
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Step aboard The Queen's former floating palace and experience this iconic 5...

Step aboard The Queen's former floating palace and experience this iconic 5 star attraction for yourself. Rated Scotland's Best Attraction for 10 years' running and TripAdvisor's UK No.1 Landmark Attraction (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2014), 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 fully 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 27 languages and British Sign Language Tablet. Fully accessible for wheelchairs and buggies. Open year round with FREE parking at Ocean Terminal. Only 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre (local buses every 10 minutes - 11, 22, 34 and 35 to Ocean Terminal).

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Very interesting look at how the royals travelled

Plenty to see, good audio tour. Worth the price. Something that would interest most people. Don't do this if it is raining, the #22 bus stops right outside. Cute things to buy in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty to see, good audio tour. Worth the price. Something that would interest most people. Don't do this if it is raining, the #22 bus stops right outside. Cute things to buy in the shop.

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Szczecin, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tickets for two costed us 28£ but we had the feeling that is the normal price in Edinburgh. At first it looks quiet strange that the entrance is in shopping centre and it is a little hard to find entrance. Once you reach the entrance the tour is great organized. It is worth to see.

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Thank Gosia N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Oh wow..the most beautiful yacht in the world. Superbly preserved a must visit if you are in Edinburgh for sure. Packed full of information and superbly presented. You must treat yourself to a cream tea on the Royal Deck. This attraction is a part of history and worth every penny.

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Thank Richard S
Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just visited Edinburgh for the military tattoo but took in the royal yatch. This is a real wow visit. The entrance price is very reasonable,the audio guide is first class , very clear and informative. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. The state dining room is just magnificent. If you are in Edinburgh do make the effort to... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very professional - great information, the way it is organised ensured it didn't feel crowded. Went with 17 and 11 year old boy and they loved it all, the eldest all the technical information, the youngest the corgis spotting lol Had lunch on board, cheap? Goodness no, but not over priced, great quality and made all of us feel very... More 

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Heswall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is somewhere I've wanted to see for a while and wasn't disappointed. Very well organised indeed. The audio tour device gave you lots on information about each area of the vessel and also kept people moving at a steady pace so as not to have you queuing too long at certain rooms. Lots to see from engine room to... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our 10 year old is fascinated by history at the moment and loved listening to her really informative audio tour.It was alot smaller than we had imagined, but there were 5 decks of rooms to see so you really got your moneys worth.

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Thank cazzo76
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mum and I visited as part of a city bus tour. The queues were small and fast moving. The exhibition was interesting and the self guided audio tour was well designed and gave a good insight of life at sea for, and with, The Royal family. Lots of photo opportunities. Although some rooms were busier than others you moved along... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting visit. It is a great behind the scene of the Britannia as well as the life of the region yay family.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to visit this yacht as it is rated highly on many platforms. We were not disappointed. We took the hop on hop off bus to the cruise terminal and then did a tour of this lovely yacht. I think its reasonably recent history as the yacht of the royal family adds to its appeal. It was also really... More 

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