The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia is open Wednesdays - Sundays. Please check the Britannia website for full opening times and dates.

The Royal Yacht Britannia has attained VisitScotland's 'We're Good To Go' certificate, fully adhering to all the published guidelines, and more, as standards are already incredibly high, and carried out with passion and precision by the dedicated staff.

Be assured that everything will be taken care of, so all you have to do is have a great day out!

The Royal Yacht Britannia was Home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing a million miles around the world. Now you can experience this famous ship which was rated Best UK Attraction by Which? magazine and has consistently been judged Scotland's Best Visitor Attraction by national tourism agency, VisitScotland, for thirteen years running. 

Follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover what made Britannia so special to all who knew her. Explore the Visitor Centre and the Royal Yacht’s five decks with the fascinating complimentary audio tour, available in 30 languages plus British Sign Language tablet, Braille script and a children’s version. You can now listen to the tour on an audio guide or through your smartphone.

See where the young princes, William and Harry, spent their summer holidays. Where kings and queens, world leaders and celebrities were entertained, from Frank Sinatra and Liz Taylor to Presidents Mandela and Clinton.

Enjoy stunning waterfront views in our Royal Deck Tea Room. Sample our speciality teas and coffees, delicious home-made soups, sandwiches and scones, served by our waiters and all made on board in the original Royal Galley.

Britannia’s five main decks are open for you to explore at your own pace. They are accessible for wheelchair users, single buggies and those with limited mobility.


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