Aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, see how the royals lived while on the water. Originally launched in 1953 and decommissioned in 1997, this luxury ship features lavish living and entertainment quarters spread across five main decks. Take an audio tour, which is included in the cost of your ticket. The tour covers the bridge, state apartments, royal bedrooms, sun lounge, royal deck tearoom, the crew's quarters, and the gleaming engine room. Hear details on each room, see photos of the royal family onboard the ship, and discover what life was like for crewmembers serving royalty. If you have a sweet tooth, don't leave without trying fudge from the onboard sweet shop. Work out when and for how long to visit Royal Yacht Britannia and other Edinburgh attractions using our handy Edinburgh trip builder site.
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Tours to Royal Yacht Britannia
$174 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan
Duration: 8 hours
$12 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour
Duration: 1 hour 23 minutes
$188 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan
Duration: 4 hours
$19 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off City and Britannia Joint Tour Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off City and Britannia Joint Tour
Duration: 70 to 83 minutes
$485 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Local Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Local
Duration: 7 hours
$290 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Edinburgh City Luxury Day Trip Private Edinburgh City Luxury Day Trip
Duration: 9 hours
$4 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Self-Guided Audio Tour Edinburgh Self-Guided Audio Tour
Duration: 1 to 5 hours
$807 BOOK WITH VIATOR Edinburgh Shore Excursions (Princess & Norwegian) Edinburgh Shore Excursions (Princess & Norwegian)
Duration: 6 to 8 hours
$430 BOOK WITH VIATOR Explore Edinburgh Private Tour Explore Edinburgh Private Tour
Duration: 8 hours
Royal Yacht Britannia reviews
Low key walk-though, interesting photos, great cafe. Especially enjoyed seeing the private quarters.
Low key walk-though, interesting photos, great cafe. Especially enjoyed seeing the private quarters. more »
Everything very clearly marked and well presented with interesting information. Easily reached from tour bus..
Everything very clearly marked and well presented with interesting information. Easily reached from tour bus.. more »
Loved it. A real slice of royal history up close and personal. Our 10 year old son was not so keen but there was a spot the corgi challenge which he liked. The tea room is splendid. We had the scones with clotted cream and jam and coffee. Absolutely gorgeous! Very good souvenir shop to. Well worth the visit.
Visited this morning and we were not disappointed. Lovely to board the Royal Yacht Britannia and have a look around her. Impressed with the tour that takes you to every part of her. The staff were friendly and welcoming. As we were celebrating my partners birthday he was treated to a special afternoon tea. Got to say the food was amazing. Thank you to the staff (especially Andrew ) for looking after us.
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