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Royal Yacht Britannia

| Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
+44 131 555 5566
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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 11 years running and in TripAdvisor's UK Top 10 for the last 5 years, 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 highly 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 30 languages and British Sign Language Tablet. Highly accessible for wheelchairs and buggies. Open year round with FREE parking for 1600 cars 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 good22%
  • Average3%
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| Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
+44 131 555 5566
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Reviewed yesterday

Good value for money, really interesting and very accessible for people with mobility problems as there are lifts to all decks.

Thank shell1963
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A most enjoyable tour where all the staff were so polite and friendly when speaking to us. We arrived on the 'Majestic' hop on hop off bus tour but the driver dropped us off several hundred yards away from the Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre without...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All staff were friendly and attentive, looking very smart in uniform. Good audio guide, very informative tour can well recommend

Thank Tony C
Reviewed yesterday

the audio guide is very good and interesting and the ship itself is in such a great condition and there are so many interesting things to see and learn. we have a pass for a whole year and sometimes we just come to have lunch...More

Thank fkallstars2000
Reviewed yesterday

The place in incredible, so big, with a lot of details, you can see every room and even the machines or the washing room, i really loved the place, brilliant.

Thank phoebe_laura
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the wettest weekend of my life. It didn't dampen the mood aboard the royal yacht. Had lunch here. Food was good, rooms you can see were interesting to see. Felt a little queasy a few times with movement of the yacht.

Thank osmonds
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Yacht was very historical and interesting. I loved the small cafe on board. There was lots to see and I enjoyed every minute!

Thank cherryblue8
Reviewed 2 days ago

Brought the children and they were much more interested than they expected to be. The audio tour was interesting for 8 - 50 year olds.

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much to see in Edinburgh, historic buildings, museums, & art galleries, not to mention Princess Street & Gardens, but l would recommend highly a visit & tour around the Royal Yacht Britannia at Leith. It's easy to get there on the open...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not a boat/yacht lover but wow this was spectacular, an awesome tour, even my 7yr old daughter found it thoroughly entertaining. A must visit for anyone in Edinburgh.

Thank joNmatt
Elliot J, Head of Visitor Experience at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for visiting. What a lovely review! We are delighted that your tour was spectacular and a must for anyone in Edinburgh. Many thanks for your review.

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Hilary W
21 July 2017|
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Response from Joel D | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes the audio tour is included and very useful and informative and yes there is a lift that will take you to eat deck
11 July 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Many thanks for your question. Please note that it is not necessary to pre-book your tickets as these can be purchased upon arrival at our Visitor Centre, located on the second floor of Ocean Terminal. We never sell out of... More
9 June 2017|
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Response from Elliot J | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your question. The best view of Britannia's exterior can be gained from the viewing terrace situated on Ocean Terminal's second floor. We hope that we will also have the chance to welcome you on board... More