Follow in the footsteps of royalty as you step aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, the Queen's former floating royal residence. Explore the ship’s 5 decks on the recorded audio tour, visiting the State Apartments, the Royal Deck Tea Room, and more.
What to Expect
During her 40 years of service, The Royal Yacht Britannia sailed a million miles on a thousand official visits for the British Royal Family. Book your ticket to tour this top British attraction.
Now berthed in Edinburgh’s historic port of Leith, Britannia is a fascinating 5-star visitor attraction. A free handset tour (available in 27 languages) takes visitors round 5 decks at a leisurely pace and provides a rare glimpse into the public and private lives of the British Royal Family.
Highlights of the tour include the fabulous State Apartments and Royal Bedrooms, the relaxing Sun Lounge, life below decks in the Sick Bay and Laundry and the gleaming Engine Room.
Enjoy stunning waterfront views and waiter service in the Royal Deck Tea Room, with a menu of delicious cakes, scones, soups, and sandwiches made on board in the original Royal Galley.
The majority of items on view are the originals. The route is fully accessible with lifts and ramps throughout.
- Free audio handset tour of Britannia's 5 decks (available in 27 languages)
The Royal Yacht Britannia Visitor Centre, 2nd Floor, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ
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Know Before You Go
The tour can be done at your own pace, however it will probably take from 1.5-2 hours, or longer if you wish to visit the Royal Deck Tea Room.
Children under 5 are admitted free of charge.