The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA

The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA Experience Tripadvisor's No.1 UK Attraction and exclusive use events venue. Discover what life was like on board Her Majesty's floating Royal residence!
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You can follow in the footsteps of world leaders such as Sir Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Rajiv Gandhi. Now The Royal Yacht Britannia is a five-star visitor attraction and a must see place to visit in Edinburgh. This famous ship has been named Tripadvisor's No.1 UK Attraction and Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Best of the Best award winner.

Enjoy a Pumpkin Spiced Latte in the Tearoom during your visit, the perfect warming, seasonal treat!
30/10/2023

Enjoy a Pumpkin Spiced Latte in the Tearoom during your visit, the perfect warming, seasonal treat!

Did you know you can see an original Series 1 Land Rover in the onboard Garage? Make sure to take a look during your vis...
29/10/2023

Did you know you can see an original Series 1 Land Rover in the onboard Garage?

Make sure to take a look during your visit!

It’s Weekly ‘Snaps’ Friday!Check out what’s been happening on board Britannia and Fingal this week.royalyachtbritannia.c...
27/10/2023

It’s Weekly ‘Snaps’ Friday!

Check out what’s been happening on board Britannia and Fingal this week.

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/weekly-snaps/

An experience like no other. Join us in this very room to celebrate Hogmanay and say hello to 2024 in style. royalyachtb...
26/10/2023

An experience like no other.

Join us in this very room to celebrate Hogmanay and say hello to 2024 in style.

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/exclusive-use/special-events/hogmanay-aboard-britannia/

Have you ever wondered what it was like aboard Britannia for the Royal Yachtsmen during Royal service? From the Bridge t...
22/10/2023

Have you ever wondered what it was like aboard Britannia for the Royal Yachtsmen during Royal service?

From the Bridge to the Engine Room, follow the link to find out what life was like at sea!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/history/life-below-decks/

Thank you Mike MacEacheran for including Britannia in this excellent practical guide to 100 places to keep dry in Edinbu...
21/10/2023

Thank you Mike MacEacheran for including Britannia in this excellent practical guide to 100 places to keep dry in Edinburgh on a rainy day!

It’s Weekly ‘Snaps’ Friday!Our Photographer in Residence, Ruth, has been touring the decks of Britannia and Fingal, find...
20/10/2023

It’s Weekly ‘Snaps’ Friday!

Our Photographer in Residence, Ruth, has been touring the decks of Britannia and Fingal, finding out what has been going on!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/weekly-snaps/

From the very first visitor to step on board to welcoming 7 million visitors, our crew are very proud to share Britannia...
19/10/2023

From the very first visitor to step on board to welcoming 7 million visitors, our crew are very proud to share Britannia’s unique history and preserve the Royal Yacht for the next generation.

It is our honour to share Britannia’s history and we look forward to continued success for many years to come.

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/history/historical-timeline/

We look back at a selection of newspaper clippings from our opening day 25 years ago!
19/10/2023

We look back at a selection of newspaper clippings from our opening day 25 years ago!

Our Chief Executive, Bob Downie, has been at the helm since day one of our journey. Read our latest blog as we sat down ...
19/10/2023

Our Chief Executive, Bob Downie, has been at the helm since day one of our journey. Read our latest blog as we sat down with him to get his insights into the last 25 years.

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/blog/25-years/

Today marks 25 years since Britannia opened as a visitor attraction! 🎊As we look back over the last 25 years with fond m...
19/10/2023

Today marks 25 years since Britannia opened as a visitor attraction! 🎊

As we look back over the last 25 years with fond memories, we would love to hear your favourite memory of your visit!

Comment below!

👋 Britannia is open this weekend, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 👋Come along and visit the Royal Yacht today. Open fr...
19/10/2023

👋 Britannia is open this weekend, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 👋

Come along and visit the Royal Yacht today. Open from 10am and last admission 3:30pm.

Pre-book tickets to guarantee admission.

tickets.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/event-tickets/20462?

Experience a fantastic Scottish evening at our traditional Burns Supper on board Britannia. Tickets available for 26 & 2...
17/10/2023

Experience a fantastic Scottish evening at our traditional Burns Supper on board Britannia.

Tickets available for 26 & 27 January 2024.

Buy your tickets online or call 0131 555 8800 to book now!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/exclusive-use/special-events/burns-supper/

The Officers’ Wardroom.Are you looking for a unique venue for an intimate private dining experience for up to 16 people?...
15/10/2023

The Officers’ Wardroom.

Are you looking for a unique venue for an intimate private dining experience for up to 16 people?

Look no further than The Officers’ Wardroom, steeped in history, dine where Britannia’s top-ranking Officers would have relaxed during Royal service and sample the finest produce, expertly created in the Royal Galley.

Enquire today!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/exclusive-use/royal-function-rooms/the-officers-wardroom/

It’s Weekly ‘Snaps’ Friday!See what has been happening in this week’s ‘snaps’!royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/weekly-sna...
13/10/2023

It’s Weekly ‘Snaps’ Friday!

See what has been happening in this week’s ‘snaps’!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/weekly-snaps/

We are thrilled to have welcomed over 7 million visitors since opening in 1998.🥂A wonderful milestone to mark 25 years s...
12/10/2023

We are thrilled to have welcomed over 7 million visitors since opening in 1998.🥂

A wonderful milestone to mark 25 years since Britannia opened as a visitor attraction.

We thank each and every visitor who has stepped aboard and look forward to welcoming many more to share our history!

https://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/

What a wonderful review about Britannia’s accessibility! Euan's Guide Read the review here: euansguide.com/venues/the-ro...
10/10/2023

What a wonderful review about Britannia’s accessibility! Euan's Guide

Read the review here: euansguide.com/venues/the-royal-yacht-britannia-edinburgh-1120/reviews/impressive-and-really-accessible-14705

Ahoy there! Are you looking for a truly unique workplace?Do you have a passion for working with a great attention to det...
09/10/2023

Ahoy there! Are you looking for a truly unique workplace?

Do you have a passion for working with a great attention to detail and enthusiasm?

Would you like to work aboard Tripadvisor’s No.1 UK Attraction?

If your answers are a big yes, we would love to hear from you! See the link below for our current vacancies.

https://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/vacancies/

How are you planning to start 2024? Our special ticketed Hogmanay is an event you’ll remember for years to come. Dine in...
08/10/2023

How are you planning to start 2024? Our special ticketed Hogmanay is an event you’ll remember for years to come.

Dine in the State Dining Room, watch a stunning Beat Retreat and welcome in 2024 with dancing in the Royal Deck.

Find out more:

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/exclusive-use/special-events/hogmanay-aboard-britannia/

For the information of visitors, please note that the internal lift, which provides step-free access to the Royal Deck T...
05/10/2023

For the information of visitors, please note that the internal lift, which provides step-free access to the Royal Deck Tearoom, is currently unavailable. The two lifts to access the the tour route are operating as normal. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Did you know that most of the equipment in the Bridge was originally fitted in 1953?In the middle of the floor are the s...
03/10/2023

Did you know that most of the equipment in the Bridge was originally fitted in 1953?

In the middle of the floor are the ship’s binnacle and the gyro compass, which were used to navigate Britannia.

The Bridge is the first stop during your tour of Britannia. As you explore this command centre, imagine what it would have been like at sea!

Are you looking to keep the kids entertained this October holidays? Be sure to plan in a visit to Britannia! 🐶 Spot cudd...
02/10/2023

Are you looking to keep the kids entertained this October holidays? Be sure to plan in a visit to Britannia!

🐶 Spot cuddly corgis in the Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt
📱Audio guide available in both adult and children’s versions
🍰 Try delicious cakes in the Royal Deck Tearoom

Follow in the footsteps of Royalty aboard Britannia. Pre-book your tickets for guaranteed admission!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/october-holidays-on-board/

🚨Change of Opening Hours🚨Britannia is now open from first admission at 10am with last admission at 3:30pm. We look forwa...
01/10/2023

🚨Change of Opening Hours🚨

Britannia is now open from first admission at 10am with last admission at 3:30pm.

We look forward to welcoming you on board to tour the five decks! ⚓

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/

Indulge in our rich and fruity Christmas puddings this festive season, made on board by our team in the Royal Galley. Li...
30/09/2023

Indulge in our rich and fruity Christmas puddings this festive season, made on board by our team in the Royal Galley.

Limited stock available online and in our Gift Shop. Buy now to guarantee the prefect finale to your Christmas dinner!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/shop/food-hall/britannia-christmas-pudding/c-24/c-75/p-214/

It’s Weekly Snaps Friday!Check out what’s been happening on board in this week’s snaps!royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/w...
29/09/2023

It’s Weekly Snaps Friday!

Check out what’s been happening on board in this week’s snaps!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/weekly-snaps/

It’s World Tourism Day! 🌍Did you know our audio guide is translated into over 30 languages, offering an audio guided tou...
27/09/2023

It’s World Tourism Day! 🌍

Did you know our audio guide is translated into over 30 languages, offering an audio guided tour to visitors from all over the world in our milestone 25th year as a visitor attraction in Edinburgh.

Book your tickets online - royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/

What a wonderful achievement for our sister ship Fingal Edinburgh!
26/09/2023

What a wonderful achievement for our sister ship Fingal Edinburgh!

Thrilled to announce that we’ve won AA Hotel of the Year Scotland at this year’s AA Hospitality Awards! Huge congratulations to all other winners! What a fantastic night!

What are your plans this week?Why not visit the Royal Yacht in Leith? Tour each of the five decks, taking in all the his...
25/09/2023

What are your plans this week?

Why not visit the Royal Yacht in Leith? Tour each of the five decks, taking in all the history regaled to you from the audio guide handset.

Don’t forget to stop in the Royal Deck Tea Room or perhaps purchase a souvenir memento from our Gift Shop!

Book tickets online - www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/

Experience an exquisite Scottish evening at our traditional Burns Supper on board Britannia in the unique surroundings o...
24/09/2023

Experience an exquisite Scottish evening at our traditional Burns Supper on board Britannia in the unique surroundings of the State Dining Room.

Buy your tickets online or call 0131 555 8800 to book now!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/exclusive-use/special-events/burns-supper/

Are you looking for things to do with the kids this October holidays? ⚓Look no further than a visit to Britannia. Tour e...
23/09/2023

Are you looking for things to do with the kids this October holidays? ⚓

Look no further than a visit to Britannia. Tour each of the five decks and see where Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family would relax on their own holidays.

A great day out for all the family!

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/october-holidays-on-board/

As the autumnal weather arrived in Leith, check out what’s been happening on board in this week’s ‘snaps’! 🍂royalyachtbr...
22/09/2023

As the autumnal weather arrived in Leith, check out what’s been happening on board in this week’s ‘snaps’! 🍂

royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/weekly-snaps/

Did you visit our wonderful Gift Shop during your visit to the Royal Yacht?Full of exclusive souvenir gifts, Royal gifts...
19/09/2023

Did you visit our wonderful Gift Shop during your visit to the Royal Yacht?

Full of exclusive souvenir gifts, Royal gifts, china, toys, food and nautical items, be sure to pick the perfect memento of your visit.

https://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/shop/

Thank you to Classic Boat for their inclusion of Britannia's fleet in their October edition. Great to share the story of...
17/09/2023

Thank you to Classic Boat for their inclusion of Britannia's fleet in their October edition. Great to share the story of our fleet!

🎄100 days to go until Christmas🎄Have you started your Christmas shopping?Gift your loved ones a Royal day out this Chris...
16/09/2023

🎄100 days to go until Christmas🎄
Have you started your Christmas shopping?
Gift your loved ones a Royal day out this Christmas. 👑
Available in £5, £10 or £20, vouchers can be used for admission, for a lunch treat in the Royal Deck Tea Room or for a memento of their visit in the Gift Shop.

Available through our online Gift Shop.

What was your favourite part of the tour? Share your photos and tag  and use hashtag   on Instagram to take part in our ...
10/09/2023

What was your favourite part of the tour?
Share your photos and tag and use hashtag on Instagram to take part in our Photography Competition. We would love to see them! 📸
The winner will receive:
🍽️Lunch voucher for 2 in the onboard Royal Deck Tearoom
🚢Britannia goodie bag
🎟️2x admission tickets
T&Cs: royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/visit/photography-competition-2023/

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Ocean Terminal, Leith
Edinburgh
EH66JJ

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 3pm
Tuesday 10am - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - 3pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm

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0131 555 5566

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A unique five-star visitor experience, featured in TripAdvisor’s UK Top 5 and rated Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for the last 12 years by national tourism agency, VisitScotland, The Royal Yacht Britannia is an essential visit while in Edinburgh. For over forty years, the Royal Yacht sailed over one million miles on nearly a thousand official visits for the British Royal Family. Now berthed in Edinburgh’s historic port of Leith, Britannia is a fascinating visitor attraction and also one of the UK’s most prestigious event venues.

Step aboard and follow in the footsteps of royalty to see where Prince Charles and Princess Diana honeymooned and Liz Taylor, Frank Sinatra and presidents Reagan, Mandela and Gorbachev were wined and dined.

The captivating handset tour, available in 30 languages, takes visitors round five decks and is a rare glimpse into the public and private lives of the British Royal Family. Highlights of the tour include the State Apartments, the Sun Lounge and the Engine Room. Experience stunning waterfront views and waiter service in the Royal Deck Tea Room, where you can enjoy delicious, freshly prepared, home-made food and a warm welcome.


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Ahoy The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA! ⚓
Moley wins the Treasure Hunt whilst his folks enjoyed the tour.
Handsome boy 🐶
Raffle Prize sneak peek number 8

The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA have donated entry tickets for the Britannia
Here are some more fabric bags from last week's container delivery - white and blue cotton carrier bags, ready to go to two of our amazing clients, The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA and Historic Scotland 🛍️.

Visit www.eosc.co.uk to find out more about our bespoke branded packaging solutions.

Prints available with approx £10 from each order being split and donated to two charities.
HMY Britannia Trust (Registered Scottish Charity No. SC028070) Deal Memorial Bandstand Trust (Charity number: 1045095)

HMY Britannia in inclement weather painted by Paul Rowe (Ex Royal Marine Musician and now an artist working out of Japan)

I can offer prints in two sizes and in different formats. All in portrait orientation.

20 x 30cm (Smaller than original)
1. Plain Poster Print (200grm paper) £15 + £4.50p&p (Delivered rolled up)
2. Mounted Print (stiff backing) £38 + £4.50p&p (Delivered flat)
3. Canvas Print (Stretched on frame) £34 + £4.50p&p

30 x 40cm (Approximately the size of the original painting)
4. Plain Poster Print (200grm paper) £20 + £4.50p&p (Delivered rolled up)
5. Mounted Print (stiff backing) £41 + £4.50p&p (Delivered flat)
6. Canvas Print (Stretched on frame) £43 + £4.50p&p

Please email me at:- [email protected]
Please supply your name and address
and your choice of format 1-6 above.
I will then forward bank account details for payment.

You can also submit a bid for the original oil painting (to the email above) Highest bid wins and all proceeds will go to the charities. This will be delivered mounted and framed.
Regular revellers will know that every year we run an amazing raffle on festival day - if you can donate a prize or help with sponsorship, get in touch.

For now, it's time to give another shout-out to all those lovely organisations who have donated prizes to the festival raffle, drum roll:

Vouchers from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions; Fife Sports and Leisure Trust, Kettle Produce Ltd; Claireville Alpacas; Adventure Golf Island; briarlandsfarm; Cluny Activities; OnFife; Bayne's the Family Bakers; The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA; Stephens Bakery; Loch Leven's Larder; LNER; ScotRail; Knockhill Racing Circuit as well as our own The Cottage Window Cafe and Silverburn Park Campsite

Raffle tickets on sale only during the day, so as well as taking in the atmosphere and enjoying the music, you could take home a fantastic prize!
What I bought from the give shop (yes I collect rubber ducks). The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA
A boat for a boat ⛴️ The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA
The officers quarters on The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA
State banquet room The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA beautiful.
So I visited the The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA whilst I was in Leith the other day. I must say what a great experience, well thought out tour and a very personal touch, it is well worth a visit if you are in that area on holiday and or just visiting for the day. Whether or not you like or agree with the Royal Family it is still an interesting piece of personal history to see. 🇬🇧🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
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Le Cabinet Gan Assurances Emmanuel Tissier et Damien Massardier est fier de faire parti des 30 meilleurs agents de et s'être classé 10ème parmi les plus importantes agences de Gan Assurances. 🏆🤩👌🇫🇷

Un immense merci à Claude Zaouati, Dominique BREVET et Catherine GRANGER pour cette semaine écossaise mémorable qui s'est terminée en apothéose par une soirée de gala à bord du The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA de la reine . 🙏🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🚢👑

Une mention spéciale pour Catherine Vidonne et à nos guides pour l'organisation impeccable 🫡👏

Des aux , nous repartons avec des plein la tête ponctués de formidables rencontres humaines (et animales 🦅🦁... oui, le est arrivé à trouver un lion pour la photo 😉) et d'incroyables moments de partages.

Prêt à relever le défi pour 2023 !!! 💪🏆👍

GAN Assurances - Cabinet Tissier / Massardier - Tassin & Oullins
Ville Tassin la Demi-Lune Shop In Tassin
Oullins Oullins Of courses
Ozzy & Jesse kept Freddie & George entertained whilst their families toured The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA 🐾⚓🐾


National Historic Ships UK are excited to announce the host venue for our 2023 Awards Ceremony..... The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA !

Read more: https://www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk/news/nhs/national-historic-ships-uk-announces-royal-yacht-britannia-2023-awards-host
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This summer all ages will love to discover the UK’s Best Attraction, The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA (Which magazine readers).
I wanted to thank the The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA in Edinburgh for inviting me and Mind Jump Monthly Magazine along to have a nosey around for the Kings coronation.

It’s such a vast yacht and full of history. The staff are all very helpful and a special mention to Khalid Karim for arranging my visit and for showing me around.

Also a thank you to the girls selling a vast array of very lovely fudge which is produced onboard the yacht. I had a cheeky taste and it was delicious.

If you haven’t been to the Royal Yacht Britannia in Leith Docks, Edinburgh it really is worth a look.

Here are just a few pics of my visit. There will be a video to follow.

Happy Coronation Day and thanks again to the team at The Royal Britannia.

https://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/

Tourist season is gathering pace in Edinburgh, and we enjoyed taking some visitors to this five-star attraction recently - The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA - at Ocean Drive in Leith.

If you’re thinking about a trip, why not let us take the hassle out of planning it and talk to us today about our Touring service: bit.ly/3HijQ53