Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Visit the UK’s No.1 2014 attraction as voted by Trip Advisor

The Royal Yacht Britannia served The Royal family for 44 years

Explore all five decks of this glorious vessel

Visit the State Apartments, the Engine Room and more

Take in stunning waterfront views at the Royal Deck Tea Room

Audio guides available in 30 languages

Entrance to The Royal Yacht Britannia
Audio guide is available in 30 languages.
Food and Drink
Important Information
Opening Hours:

September - October
10am to 3.30pm (last entry)

November - December*
10am to 3.00pm (last entry)

*The Royal Yacht Britannia is closed on 25 December and 1 January. The last admission to the Royal Yacht on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3pm.

Please note:

Audio guide is available in English, Gaelic, Welsh, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin, South Korean & Thai. We also have a British Sign Language tablet and Braille script for deaf and blind visitors.


The Royal Yacht Britannia – Scotland’s best visitor attraction (VisitScotland)

Voted the UK’s No.1 attraction in 2014 by Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards, The Royal Yacht Britannia gives visitors the chance to walk in the footsteps of royalty. This beautiful boat that served the British Royal Family for over 44 years and sailed over a million miles is now moored permanently in Leith, Edinburgh.As well as being a place for Royal holidays, official affairs and even honeymoons – Charles and Diana sailed around the Mediterranean after they tied the knot, the yacht has also played host to famous guests such as Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill.

Giving a unique insight into the private and public lives of the Royals, take an audio guided tour around the boat, available in an incredible 30 languages. Visit all five decks and rooms including the State Apartments, the Sun Lounge, the Engine Room and the Royal Deck Tea Room which serves up refreshments and has the most stunning waterfront views.

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh
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